Posts in Flax
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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James Tansey

James Tansey is the Provincial Entomologist (Insect/Pest Management Specialist) with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture in Regina.  He earned both an M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Alberta and completed two Post-doctoral fellowships:  one with the University of Alberta and the other with the University of Florida. 

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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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Brian Tischler

Brian Tischler is a Mannville, Alberta-area grain farmer and is the developer of an opensource software program, called AgOpenGPS, that enables farm equipment to be both controlled and autonomously controlled using the existing GPS system. 

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Michelle Hubbard

Dr. Michelle Hubbard is a Research Scientist in Pulse Pathology at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Swift Current. She is passionate about sustainable and innovative agricultural practices for managing crop diseases. Michelle is also interested in how climate and climate change may impact plant pathogens.

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Bill May

William (Bill) May was born and raised on a family farm growing pedigree seeds and beef cattle near Belleville, Ontario. In 1997, he began working at Indian Head, Saskatchewan for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada conducting agronomic research. He is currently conducting agronomic research on intercropping chickpea and flax.

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