2017 Alberta Seed Growers AGM Agenda

2017 Alberta Seed Growers AGM Agenda

88th Annual General Meeting Agenda

Westin Edmonton

Welcome to:

Alberta Seed Growers, British Columbia Branch of Canadian Seed Growers’ Association, and seed industry participants

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017

     Devonian Room

     2:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Registration

 

     Devonian Room

     3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Champions for Alberta’s Agriculture Industry

               Alberta Seed Growers board presentation on the future direction and activities of the ASG

               Spencer Graling – 2016 Senior Champion of the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture

 

     North Foyer

     6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Reception, Registration & Exhibits Open

 

     Manitoba/Saskatchewan Room

     6:45 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Banquet International Year of Pulses in Review: Allison Ammeter

     Keynote Address: Graham Sherman

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017

     Manitoba/Saskatchewan Room

     7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Buffet Breakfast

 

     7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration & Exhibits Open

 

Concurrent Alberta /British Columbia AGM Business Meetings

     8:00 a.m – 9:00 a.m. Alberta Seed Growers: Business Meeting

               Call to Order

               Approval of Agenda

               Welcome Address: Honourable Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry

               President’s Address: Glenn Logan

               Disposition of Annual Minutes

               Appointment of Nominations Committee: Don Sendziak

               Appointment of Resolutions Committee: Ward Oatway

               Auditor’s Report

               Appointment of Auditor

               Budget

               Disposition of Resolutions

 

     Director’s Room

     8:00 – 10:00 a.m. British Columbia Branch CSGA Annual General Meeting

 

     Manitoba/Saskatchewan Room

     9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Alberta Seed Guide and seed.ab.ca Report

     Shawn Brook, Issues Ink

 

     9:30 a.m.–10:10 a.m. Plant the Seed to Farm Safety

     Donna Trottier, Alberta Wheat Commission

 

     10:10 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break & Exhibits Open

     10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CSGA Report

               President remarks – Kevin Runnalls, CSGA

               National Committee Updates – Richard Stamp & Ron Markert, ASG-National Directors

               Vision for the Future – Shawn Brook, Issues Ink

 

     12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

 

     1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Breeding and Commercialization Possibilities of Pulses from CDC

     Dr. Kofi Agblor

 

     1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Alberta Seed Quality

     Crystal Dentman, President CSAAC, BioVision Seed Labs

 

     2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Canadian Seed Institute Update

     Danielle Fletcher, CSI Western Canada Representative

 

     2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Your real cost of seed production

     Richard Stamp, ASG – National Director

 

     3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Managing Wheat on a Cultivar Basis

     Sheri Strydhorst

 

     3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Break & Exhibits Open

 

     3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Alberta Seed Growers – Members-Only Session:

               Call for Nominations

               Election of Directors

               Open Forum

               Resolutions

               Adjourn

               (ASG Board Meeting)

EVENT CONCLUDES

 

NOTE: Agenda subject to changes prior to event.

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