Mar 2017

Think Wheat 2017 Presentations

Thank you to all who attended the Think Wheat meetings in Rosetown and Humboldt. The presentations from each speaker are below. Please click on the title to open a PDF document of the slides.

Wheat: Markets and Challenges in Marketing and Quality (PDF - 4.4 MB)

Marlene Boersch, Mercantile Consulting Venture Inc. 

The Effect of Boom Height on Spray Deposition (PDF - 4.6 MB)

Tom Wolf, AgriMetrix Research & Training and

The Role of Integrated Crop Management Research in Achieving Sustainable Wheat Production (PDF - 7.3 MB)

Brian Beres, Research Scientist – Agronomy, from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

New Variety Update - Yield, FHB, Lodging and Midge (PDF - 10.6 MB)

Jim Downey, Research and Development Manager, SeCan

Managing fusarium head blight: Learning from the past and moving forward (PDF - 3.3 MB)

Barb Ziesman, Provincial Specialist, Plant Disease, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

Wheat Class Modernization, Grain Grading, and the Harvest Sample Program (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Judy Elias, Operations Supervisor, Canadian Grain Commission / Government of Canada

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Post harvest DON reduction strategies for Canadian western spring wheat, durum and barley

The overall objective of this project is to determine the most practical, cost effective methods to reduce deoxynivalenol (DON) levels in Fusarium-infected wheat and barley, with a focus on on-farm applications thereby increasing the value, safety and marketing opportunities for these important crops.

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