Mar 2018

Think Wheat 2018 Presentations

Thank you to all the producers and industry representatives who attended the Think Wheat sessions in Weyburn and Tisdale. 

The presentations from the meetings are below. 

Please note: All of the presentations will open as PDF files

Changes to the Wheat Matrix: Market Review
Marlene Boersch, Mercantile Consulting Venture Inc.

CIGI: Creating Market Opportunities for Canada’s Field Crops Worldwide
Dean Dias, Director, Value Chain Relations, Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi)

Developing Quality Wheat Varieties: Advances in wheat breeding and research
Richard Cuthbert, Research Scientist –Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Swift Current

Preserving yield – fending off yield robbers - Weyburn
Preserving yield – fending off yield robbers - Tisdale
Mitchell Japp, Provincial Specialist, Cereal Crops

Addressing Local Production Challenges with Applied Agronomic Research
Chris Holzapfel
, Research Manager, Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation (IHARF)

Wheat Profitability: Let's make wheat great again
Jessica Pratchler, Research Manager, Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation (NARF)

Wheat and Durum - New Variety Update
Jim Downey, Research and Development Manager, SeCan

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Saskatchewan Orange Wheat Blossom Midge Survey 2016 and 2017

The wheat midge survey consists of soil sampling (approximately 420 to 450 sites during September and October) followed by processing and analysis to be completed by the end of December. The data from the survey is used to create a forecast map of risk to wheat midge for the following growing season. Intended release date is for Crop Production Week in Saskatoon in early January.

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