Mar 2019

Think Wheat - Yorkton, March 13

Sask Wheat will be holding a Think Wheat extension meeting on March 13, 2019 in Yorkton. The Think Wheat meetings bring producers the latest information on wheat agronomy and marketing.

Speakers will include:

  • Marlene Boersch of Mercantile Consulting (global wheat markets and opportunities)
  • Dean Dias of the Canadian International Grains Institute (export market requirements)
  • Tyler Wist of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (wheat midge control)
  • Chris Holzapfel of Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation (FHB control, PGRs, wheat agronomy)
  • Jim Downey of SeCan (new varieties and selections from the Seed Guide)
  • Josh Lade, a grain producer who farms near Osler (weed control and herbicide resistance)

Location: Painted Hand Casino (510 Broadway Street West)

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Registration: 8:30 a.m.

Program begins: 9 a.m.

Refreshments and lunch will be served.

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