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Canola Industry Meeting Program
December 4, 2019  |  Hilton Garden Inn Saskatoon, SK
 
Registration 7:00 am - Program 8:00 am
*Subject to revisions
7:00 am
Registration Desk Opens
Breakfast 7:00 - 8:00 am
7:50 am – 8:00 am
Announcements
Welcome
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Chair: Keith Downey
National/International Updates
Jim Everson, Canola Council of Canada: State of Industry
Chris Anderson, Proteins Industry Canada: "Powering up the plant protein value chain innovating plant protein in Western Canada" 
Etienne Pilorge, Terres Inovia: "Update on Global Council for Innovation Rapeseed and Canola"
Sergey Tuchin, German Seed Alliance: "Rapeseed evolution in Russia - new challenges and  market development tendencies”
Katarzyna Mikolajczyk, Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute-NRI, Division in Poznan: "New developments in canola research and breeding in Poland"
 
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Coffee Break
10:30 am – 12:00 am
Chair: Doug Heath
2019 Reports 
WCC/RRC Report: Raymond Gadoua, Canola Council of Canada: “Concept to canola, canola variety recommendation and performance testing in Western Canada”
Government of Manitoba: Dane Froese: “2019 Manitoba canola update”
Alberta Canola Producers Commission: Ward Toma: “2019 Alberta canola update” 
Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture: Carter Peru: “2019 Saskatchewan canola update”
Saskatchewan Provincial Entomologist: James Tansey: “Insect issues for 2019: The good, the bad, and the ugly”
Canadian Grain Commission: Veronique Barthet, “Quality of the 2019 canola harvest”
SaskCanola Presentation:
 
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
LUNCH Sponsored by SaskCanola
1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Chair: Greg Sekulic
Neonicotinoid and Canola 
Christy Morrissey, University of Saskatchewan: "Neonicotinoid risks to wetlands and farmland birds"
Elmir Simko, Western College of Veterinary Medicine: "Honeybees and neonicotinoids: Summary of results generated over 3 years"
Claudia Sheedy, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada: “Of neonicotinoid insecticides in Western Canada and beyond: a 2019 update”  
Curtis Rempel, Canola Council of Canada:  "Update on the Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Neonicotinoids"
 
2:40 pm – 3:10 pm
Coffee Break
3:10 pm - 4:30 pm
Chair: Sally Vail
Research Updates
Jim Radtke, CIBUS:  Development of Cibus’ Trait Machine™ to Improve Breeding Efficiency”
Kristin Monser-Gray, Cargill: "Research Update"
Nicholas Larkan, Armatus Genetics Inc.: “Decoding blackleg resistance in B. napus
Stephen Strelkov, University of Alberta: "The Status of Clubroot on the Prairies"
 
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Networking Reception Sponsored by BASF
For all delegates of the Canola Industry Meeting and Canola Innovation Day 
(Estevan Room - lower level)
 
  
  
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