Posts in Pulse
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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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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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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Sherrilyn Phelps

Sherrilyn Phelps manages the agronomy program with Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG). She has expertise in pulse production and agronomy, combined with experience in extension, and research experience from small plot to field scale projects. Previous to SPG she was a Regional Crop Specialist with Saskatchewan Agriculture out of North Battleford. 

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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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