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Saskatchewan Seed Growers' Association Annual General Meeting

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Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre

2002 Airport Drive

Saskatoon, SK S7L 6M4

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The Saskatchewan Seed Growers' Association (SSGA) are hosting our Annual General Meeting January 16-17, 2019 at the Saskatoon Inn and Conference Centre, Saskatoon.

The agenda is as follows: (click here for a PDF version)

MONDAY, JANUARY 14

9:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite - Sponsored by Bayer SeedGrowth

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15

9:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite - Sponsored by Discovery Seed Labs

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16

10:00 a.m. Early Registration

Health Break - Sponsored by Syngenta Canada

10:30 a.m. SPECIAL SESSION – The Seed Synergy Project

12:30 p.m. SSGA Annual Meeting Registration

AV Services - Sponsored by Canterra Seeds Ltd.

Facilities - Sponsored by Can-Seed Equipment Ltd.

1:00 p.m. SSGA Annual Business Meeting

2:15 p.m. Pedigreed Seed: Quantity, Quality, Questions

  • Jason Danielson, Discover Seed Labs

2:45 p.m. Health Break - Sponsored by Western Grains Research Foundation - Midge Tolerant Wheat

3:15 p.m. Value Capture: End-Point Royalty or Seed Variety Use Agreement?

Moderator: Jonathan Nyborg, CSGA President

Panelists:

  • Anthony Parker, Plant Breeders’ Rights Office
  • Todd Hyra, Canadian Seed Trade Association
  • Jason Reinheimer, Limagrain

5:15 p.m. Recess

6:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions

7:00 p.m. Banquet and Awards Presentations

Banquet - Sponsored by BASF Canada

Wine - Sponsored by BMO Bank of Montreal

Sundae Bar - Sponsored by SeCan

9:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite - Sponsored by Farrell Agencies Ltd.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17 (SASKATOON INN)

7:00 a.m. Breakfast - Sponsored by Seed Depot

8:00 a.m. Canadian Seed Growers’ Association Update

  • CSGA Update
  • Seed Syngery
  • Circular 6 Modernization
  • Single Window - What is the Potential?

10:00 a.m. Health Break - Sponsored by FP Genetics

10:20 a.m. Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture: Year in Review

10:30 a.m. Nominating Committee Report
Election of Officers

10:45 a.m. New Varieties Update

  • Dr. Yuefeng Ruan, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Dr. Pierre Hucl, Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan

11:15 a.m. Resolutions Committee Report

11:40 a.m. Adjournment

11:45 a.m. Member to Member Session - Attendance Limited to Seed Growers only

Moderator: Roy Klym, Past President, SSGA

9:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite - Sponsored by Saskatchewan Seed Growers' Association

GENERAL SPONSORS

Garratt Industries

Alliance Seed Corporation

Nexeed Inc.

Lewis M. Carter Mfg. (Canada) Ltd.

CropLife Canada

SGS BioVision

The Western Producer

FarmChem

Federated Cooperatives Ltd.

Grain Millers Inc.

Prairie King Inspections Ltd.

20/20 Seed Labs

Caliber Seed Services

Cornerstone Credit Union

Certified Weighing Systems

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On-line registration for this event closes on January 16, 2019.

Hotel accommodation at the Saskatoon Inn & Conference Center will be booked on a first come-first serve basis and will fill up quickly. Attendees are responsible to make their own hotel reservations. Rooms can be booked by clicking this link http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=2108034&hotelID=6876 or by phoning 1-306-242-1440.

For more information or if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact:

Laurie M. Hayes, PAg, MSc, PMP
Executive Director
Saskatchewan Seed Growers Association
306-786-6266
saskseed@sasktel.net

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2002 Airport Drive

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