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SaskBarley 2018 Annual General Meeting

SaskBarley will be hosting its Annual General Meeting on Monday, January 8, 2017 at 1:15 pm in Gallery A at TCU Place in Saskatoon.

For more information please call 306-370-7237.

Grade School 2017

SaskBarley has partnered with SaskCanola and Sask Wheat to present Grade School 2017, an event to help producers learn more about degrading factors in wheat, barley and canola.

Representatives from the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) will provide grading demonstrations for producers and discuss degrading factors and proper sampling techniques.

Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) technical staff will demonstrate the impacts of degrading factors on end product quality for wheat and explain the quality requirements for Canadian wheat around the world.

Grade School 2017 will be offered in in Rosetown on November 28 and in North Battleford on November 29:

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Rosetown and District Civic Centre
1005 Main St Rose Room

Registration at 9:00 a.m.
Program begins at 9:30 a.m.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Click here to register for the Rosetown Grade School.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Dekker Centre
623 Carlton Trail

Registration at 9:00 a.m.
Program begins at 9:30 a.m.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Click here to register for the North Battleford Grade School.

Registration will be limited to 30 participants in each location. More Grade School events are being planned for 2018 in other parts of the province. Please check the commission websites in the new year for more information.

If you have any further questions, please contact us:
SaskBarley: 306-653-7232 or info@saskbarleycommission.com

SaskBarley 2016 Annual General Meeting

All registered producers are  invited to attend the SaskBarley Annual General Meeting 

January 11, 2016
2:15 – 3:15 PM
TCU Place – Saskatoon, SK

Guest speaker Kenric Exner, Merchandising Manager, Barley for Viterra will be speaking on the Barley Market Outlook for 2016!

View the Annual General Meeting Agenda here – SaskBarley 2016 AGM Agenda

Meeting will be held during Cropsphere 2016. You do not need to be registered for Cropsphere to attend the AGM.  You will require an AGM ONLY attendance pass which will be available for pick up at the Conference Registration Desk.

For more information on Cropsphere 2016 click here – www.cropsphere.com

2015 Farmers’ Forum on Grain Transportation – “Getting on Track: Solutions for the Future”

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Monday July 20, 2015
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre
2002 Airport Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7L 6M4 

Looking forward, the number one issue that farmers face across Saskatchewan continues to be reliable grain movement .  As producers, we are export dependant.  We need to get our product out to the customer when they want it if we are to truly grow Saskatchewan’s agricultural economy.  What will it take to get us there?  

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission are hosting a one-day forum for Saskatchewan producers.

The primary objective of this event is to focus on the path forward for grain transportation: 

  • Understand the current state of the rail situation in Saskatchewan
  • Provide an overview of the growth in demand for rail services in Saskatchewan due to our growing economy
  • Understand rail investment strategy to grow capacity
  • Review the USA Northern Great Plains rail transportation situation and lessons learned
  • Understand the current Canadian Transportation Act (CTA) review process and early learning’s
  • Understand how the Maximum Revenue Entitlement works 
  • Identify changes needed to build rail capacity and efficiency for Western Canada

 Confirmed presenters include: 

  • Terry Whiteside – Whiteside & Associates
  • Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
  • Murad Al-Katib – Special Advisor to the CTA Review Panel 
  • Mary-Jane Bennett – Transportation consultant and Research Fellow at the Frontier Centre for Public Policy
  • Mark Hemmes – Quorum Corporation
  • Richard Gray – Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics, U of S  
  • John Edsforth – Travacon Research Ltd. 
  • Greg Northey – Ag Transport Coalition 
  • Additional speakers TBA
  • View the Agenda Here – Farmers’ Forum Agenda

Registration deadline is July 10th

Register online at www.apas.ca or Download Registration form here – 2015 Registration form Farmers Forum
Registration is $50 in advance or $75 at the door. Registration includes refreshments,  lunch & a free pass for the Ag in Motion Show.

SaskBarley 2015 Annual General Meeting

SaskBarley will be hosting its Annual General Meeting on Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 2:15 pm in Gallery A&B at TCU Place in Saskatoon. For more information please call 306-370-7237.