Posts tagged Second Group
Brad Wall

Brad Wall was first elected Premier of Saskatchewan in the November 2007 provincial election. He has earned a national reputation as a forceful and articulate defender of Saskatchewan’s and Canada’s trade interests, particularly in the areas of energy and agriculture.

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Michael Landsberg

Michael Landsberg has been a prominent face and voice on the Canadian sports scene since 1984. With his unique style, he quickly became one of this country's most polarizing personalities- perceived by some as forthright and others as arrogant. In 2009 people began to agree more on Michael after he publicly shared his, then decade long, struggle with severe depression and anxiety.

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Steve Larocque

Steve is an independent crop advisor based out of Three Hills, Alberta. As the owner of Beyond Agronomy, he provides strategic advice on crop production, timing, technology and equipment. Steve works with farmers around the world from Ukraine to Kenya, Australia to Canada.

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Robynne Anderson

Robynne Anderson is an international expert in agricultural and food policies. Her engagement reaches throughout the value chain providing support in issues management and strategic development to a broad range of clients ranging from farmers to food processors, scientists to governments.

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Gordon Bacon

Gordon Bacon is CEO for Pulse Canada and the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA), an organization that represents processors, exporters and brokers of all pulses, and special crops such as mustard, and sunflower.

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Dustin Gabor

Dustin grew up farming wheat, canola and more recently soybeans, with his family in the Gladstone, Manitoba area. His dad and two brothers manage the farm and Dustin gets back to help as much as he can during the busy times. Dustin earned a degree in Agribusiness at U of M in 2008 then began working at a grain marketing advisory service right out of school.

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Kendra Furber

Dr. Kendra Furber is a Research Associate in the College of Pharmacy & Nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan. She grew-up on a farm in rural Saskatchewan. She completed her BSc at the University of Saskatchewan and her PhD in the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary.

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Curtis Pozniak

Dr. Curtis Pozniak is a Professor and Wheat Breeder at the University of Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre and has been a faculty member since 2003. He is the lead scientist responsible for the durum and high yielding spring wheat breeding programs.

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Barb Ziesman

Barb Ziesman is the Provincial Specialist, Plant Disease, with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture. She grew up near Edmonton, Alberta where she attended the University of Alberta and received a PhD in Plant Pathology with a focus on sclerotinia stem rot of canola.

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Derek Squair

Derek started in Elevator Operations in 1990 and worked in export Grain Merchandising from 1998- 2007.  In 2007 Derek founded Agri-Trend Marketing and was President until the sale of the business to Trimble Navigation in December of 2016. 

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Tim Burrack

This Iowa farmer will talk about the advancements on his farm as a result of being an early adopter of new practices and technology. Adopting new innovations and ideas have led to continuous improvements that have occurred over his farming career to make his farm more sustainable.  

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Eric Shaw

Dr. Eric Shaw is a Research Scientist working as a Soybean Breeder for Western Canada with Corteva Agriscience, agriculture division of DowDupont. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BSc), Master of Science (MSc) in Plant Breeding and Genetics and a PhD in Plant Breeding and Genetics all obtained from the University of Guelph.

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Chuck Penner

Chuck Penner is the owner and grain market analyst for LeftField Commodity Research in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  He has almost 30 years of experience in the Canadian grain industry working for various organizations and grew up on a farm in the Red River Valley of Manitoba. Chuck routinely analyzes developments in the Canadian, North American and Global markets for grains, oilseeds, pulses and special crops. 

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