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This free half-day workshop offers you fresh information about all things Winter Wheat.
Welcome & introductions – Brian Kennedy & Jamie Puchinger
Soulanges Mills – Elisabeth Vachon, Soulange Mills
Elizabeth will provide an introduction to Soulanges Mills, the agronomical and baking advantages of using winter wheat as well as their contract process and price structure.
New WW varieties – Rob Graf, AAFC
Dr. Graf will provide an update on recent winter wheat cultivars and what can be expected in the future.
Winter Wheat Initiative – Monica Klaas,
Monica Klaas will provide an overview of why farmers should grow winter wheat, and how the crop fits into a 3P sustainability platform.
Agronomy – Brian Beres, AAFC
Dr. Beres will provide an overview of agronomic strategies for optimal crop establishment of winter wheat this fall and practices to consider throughout the growing season.
Market opportunities – Pip Jordan, Rogers Foods
Differences between marketing your product to a CDN Elevator, vs a Domestic Mill. How we can explore the trade transaction process to make it a winner for both parties.