Sina Adl

Professor Adl received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, as well as his PhD, from the University of British Columbia. He became an Assistant Professor in 2002, was Associate Dean, Academic and Department head, and is now a full Professor.

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General AgricultureCropSphere
Helen Baulch

Dr Helen Baulch works on issues of water sustainability in Canada – with a focus on understanding the consequences of nutrient pollution and addressing the effectiveness of potential solutions.

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General AgricultureCropSphere
Wade Barnes

Wade Barnes’s roots began in rural Manitoba, where his passion for agriculture started at an early age. He has a strong drive to bridge the gap between technology and agronomy; the motivating force behind starting Farmers EdgeTM.

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General AgricultureCropSphere
Michael Brophy

Michael Brophy’s tenure with the Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute (BMBRI) began in August 2008. In his role as President and CEO, he is responsible for leading BMBRI’s activities that support breeding of new malting barley varieties and related evaluation and research.

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BarleyCropSphere
Richard Gray

Dr. Richard Gray is a Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). After completing his Master’s degree, Richard worked for five years as a grain market analyst for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture.

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WheatCropSphere
John Groenewegen

John operates JRG Consulting Group, an agri-food sector consulting firm that provides consulting services in the agriculture and food sector in a number of areas including business strategy, feasibility analysis, economic analysis, competitiveness reviews, sector profiles, regulatory analysis and policy.

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Barley, WheatCropSphere
Scott Hartley

Scott Hartley has been the Insect and Vertebrate Pest Specialist for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture since 1998. Prior to this Scott was involved in insect research with Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) in Saskatoon.

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CanolaCropSphere
Kristjan Hebert

Kristjan Hebert is the managing partner of Hebert Grain Ventures, a 12,000 acre grain and oilseed operation in southeast Saskatchewan. In addition to his farming background, he is a chartered accountant and has worked for MNP.

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General AgricultureCropSphere
Chris Holzapfel

Chris was raised on a small mixed farm in southeast Saskatchewan and has over 15 years of experience with field crop research, starting with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in 2000 and having worked as Research Manager with the Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation (IHARF) since 2005.

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FlaxCropSphere
Eric Johnson

Eric has over 30 years of research and technology transfer experience, working as a Weed Biologist and Officer-In-Charge for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Scott, as well as an Extension/Soils and Crops Agrologist for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture.

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General AgricultureCropSphere
Rex Newkirk

Dr. Rex Newkirk is an Associate Professor and Research Chair in Feed Processing Technology in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).

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WheatCropSphere
Chuck Penner

Chuck Penner started LeftField Commodity Research in 2010 to provide market analysis and economic research for Canadian agricultural markets, including special crops and small grains which tend to be overlooked by mainstream analysts.

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General AgricultureCropSphere
Sherrilyn Phelps

Sherrilyn Phelps PAg., CCA, MSc, Agronomy and Seed Program Manager, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers. Sherrilyn manages the pulse agronomy and variety commercialization programs with Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG).

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PulseCropSphere
Nicole Philp

Nicole graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Agriculture, majoring in Plant Sciences. During high school and university, she worked for multiple wheat and canola breeding programs.

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CanolaCropSphere