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Ontario Seed Growers’ Association Field Day

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Ontario Seed Growers’ Association Field Day

Time: June 26, 2018 from 9:30am to 3pm
Location: Curtis Seeds
Street: 38723 Fingal Line,
City/Town: St. Thomas, Ontario
Website or Map: http://seedontario.ca/field-d…
Phone: 613-716-7348
Event Type: field, day
Organized By: Ontario Seed Growers’ Association
Latest Activity: Jun 20, 2018

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Tuesday, June 26/18 at Curtis Seeds 38723 Fingal Line, St. Thomas

9:30 am Registration; 10 am Tour Bioflora, Canada’s largest agent for ornamental verification and protection of Plant Breeder’s Rights. ▪ Ashley Balchin, Examiner, Plant Breeders' Rights Office, CFIA; ▪ Brenda Cole, Bioflora Owner
10:45 am Tour of seed plant and seed treatment facilities Featuring a state-of-the-art Tri-Flow automated seed treatment system; ▪ Dan Curtis, Curtis Seeds Owner
11:30 Field Plot tours

12:00 BBQ Lunch Sponsored by SeCan and Bayer Crop Science

1:15 Update on Cereals Research; ▪ Dr. Alireza Navabi, Wheat Breeder U of G;
1:45 pm Update on Field Crop Agronomic Research; ▪ Dr. Dave Hooker, Field Crop Agronomist Ridgetown Campus
2:15 pm Panel of Select Seed Growers– What is involved and what are the benefits of becoming a Select Grower
3 pm Adjourn
Please register at: www.seedontario.ca/field-day by June 22/18

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