Canary Seed Development Commission of Saskatchewan

CSDCS Annual Meeting and Info Session
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Ramada Plaza, Regina 1818 Victoria Avenue 

Agenda - Wednesday, December 14, 2022
9:00 a.m. Doors open, coffee and snacks provided
9:30 a.m. Opening comments from chair, Darren Yungmann
9:45 a.m. Market outlook for Canary seed and competing crops Chuck Penner (virtual)
10:30 a.m. AGM
11:00 a.m. New Canary seed varieties and potential for new herbicide options Pierre Hucl, Canary seed breeder, Crop Development Centre
11:30 a.m. Agronomy Panel moderated by Kevin Hursh:
• Darren Yungmann, Canary seed grower from St. Gregor
• Brett Sinclair, Canary seed grower from Rosetown / Agronomist Western Sales
• Chris Brown, Canary seed grower from Indian Head -
• Bill May, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Indian Head  
12:30 p.m. Lunch featuring various alpiste foods

Download the CSDCS Annual Report here.

Everyone is welcome and lunch will be provided at no cost. However, we ask that attendees pre-register so we know how much food to prepare. Those attending virtually need to pre-register so we can provide them with the Zoom link.

To pre-register, either for in-person or virtual attendance, please email or call 306-975-6624 no later than Friday, December 9. We request:

  • First and last name of each attendee
  • State if you are a grower, researcher, industry, government or other 
  • In-person or virtual? 
  • Are you a registered Canary seed producer eligible to vote during the AGM? (Submitted check-off within the last 3 years and not asked for a refund in the past year)

For those who would like to book a guest room at the Ramada Plaza, the number to call is 306-569-1666.

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