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Canola Innovation Day Program
December 1, 2016
Hilton Garden Inn Saskatoon, SK
Registration 7:30 am - Program 8:00 am
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7:30 am
Registration Desk Opens
8:00 am – 9:50 am
Alan Moulin - Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (Variable Management of Nitrogen Fertilizer in Canola, Fertilizer Response and Variability within and between Fields)
Melissa Arcand - University of Saskatchewan (Going Below Ground: Canola Roots and Rhizosphere Processes)
Alison Fraser- University of Nottingham  (Phenotyping to Improve Nutrient-Use Efficiency in Oilseed Rape)
Maurice Maloney - Global Institute for Food Security (Plant Phenotyping and Imaging at the University of Saskatchewan)
9:50 am – 10:20 am
Coffee Break
10:20 am – 11:50 pm
Applied Genomics/ Seed Innovation
Marcus Samuel - University of Calgary: (Bio-solution to Canola Green Seed Problem)
Steve Robinson - Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (Generating Novel Phenotypic Variation Through Epigenetic Modification in Canola)

Sally Vail Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (Secondary Dormancy, NAM Project update )
11:50 pm – 1:10 pm
1:10 pm – 2:40 pm
Applied Genomics/ Seed Innovation
Ian Tetlow – University of Guelph: (Manipulation of leaf starch metabolism in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana increases biomass and oilseed production 3-4 fold)
David Dzisiak - Dow AgroSciences (Advanced Canola Meal)
Lisa Campbell - Canola Council of Canada (Canola Oil and Meal Innovation)
2:40 pm – 3:10 pm
Coffee Break
3:10 pm – 5:00 pm
Future Directions of Canola Research
Carlo Montemagno - University of Alberta (Enabling Networked Precision Agriculture by Thinking Small)
Matthias Eberius- Zasso GmbH (Zasso Digital herbicide - Do we need to fear a "Peak Herbicide“?)
Dan Heaney - Farmers Edge (Getting to Right Data for On-Farm Decisions )
5:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Closing Remarks
Curtis Rempel - Canola Council of Canada

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