AgDays, Brandon, Jan. 17-19

Jan. 4, 2012 - Issue 1

AgDays is at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba from January 17-19. Manitoba Canola Growers Association will host Canola Day on Tuesday, January 17. Presentations are that morning in Theatre 1. Speakers include:

—Derwyn Hammond & Kristen Phillips, Canola Council of Canada, on Crop Production, Ahead to 2015. Part of the message will include lessons learned in 2011 and how we can take this knowledge and apply it into future years. Kristen will also share results from the MCGA excess moisture survey from 2011.
—Mike Jubinville, ProFarmer Canada, with his Canola Market Update.
—Drew Lerner, World Weather Inc., on Manitoba Weather for 2012, What is the Forecast?

MCGA local food cooking demo. Tuesday, January 17 at noon in Theatre 2, the 2012 Manitoba Canola Growers Award of Excellence presents Chef MJ Feeke. The award-winning chef from Selkirk, Man., will demonstrate tips and techniques to make gluten free cooking delicious and healthy.

More market outlooks. Greg Kostal will offer his 2012 Grain Market Outlook on Tuesday afternoon, January 17 in Theatre 1. Thomas Mielke, executive director of Oil World in Hamburg, Germany, will speak Wednesday, January 18 at 9:30 a.m. on Global Supply, Demand and Price Outlook for Oilseeds and Products, with a focus on what this means for Canadian canola, flaxseed and soybeans.

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