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CAP Canola Cluster Wrap Up December 9, 2022


All times listed below are in Central Standard Time. Attendees can earn 4.5 CCA credits (2.5 integrated pest management and 2 crop management CEUs) for participating in this full day event.

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9:00 am - 10:25 am

Opening remarks on the Canola AgriScience Cluster
Dr. Joyce Boye, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Canola Research Hub: Extending your research in support of farmers
Taryn Dickson and Cass Cardy, Canola Council of Canada

Green extraction of oil and antioxidants from canola seed
Martin Scanlon, University of Manitoba

Canola meal to improve efficiency and sustainability of dairy production: Filling knowledge gaps
Chaouki Benchaar, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Canola fibre: How to upcycle it into bioactive and beneficial prebiotic components?
Bogdan Slominski, University of Manitoba

Advancing the functional, nutritional and economic value of canola protein in Canada
Rob Duncan and James House, University of Manitoba

10:25 am - 10:55 am

Coffee break

10:55 am - 11:30 am

Weeding out secondary dormancy potential from volunteer canola
Sally Vail, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Detailed characterization of in-field plant N-uptake, in-plant distribution, and N partitioning of yield and establishing N uptake, in-plant distribution and N partitioning of yield under multiple N-rates and placements
Rosalind Bueckert, University of Saskatchewan

NUE Phenotype and Root-Microbial-Soil Nitrogen Interactions
Melissa Arcand, University of Saskatchewan

11:30 am - 11:50 am

Q & A for morning researchers
Panel Lead: Keith Gabert, Canola Council of Canada

11:50 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch break

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Development and field deployment of a biosensor for sclerotinia stem rot forecasting
Susie Li, InnoTech Alberta

Genetic resources for flea beetle resistance: What is happening with hairy canola
Dwayne Hegedus, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Developing novel resistance resources and strategies to address the new threat of clubroot canola production on the Prairies
Gary Peng, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Learning to live with clubroot
Bruce Gossen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Biological control of cabbage seedpod weevil in the Prairies
Hector Carcamo, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Genetic resistance of Brassica napus against blackleg and verticillium stripe
Hossein Borhan, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

New information on infection window and quantitative resistance for blackleg of canola
Gary Peng, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Microbial lifestyles of blackleg and verticillium stripe, and their impact across the Prairies
Dilantha Fernando, University of Manitoba

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm

Q & A for Afternoon researchers
Panel Lead: Gary Peng, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

3:20 pm - 3:30 pm

Closing remarks for the Canola AgriScience Cluster
Curtis Rempel, Canola Council of Canada


Visit the list of CAP Canola Cluster Wrap Up speakers.

View the recordings of the morning sessions and of the afternoon sessions.

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