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Events

Durum Summit

Date: February 01 - 01 @ 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Location: 1401 North Service Road E Swift Current, SK Canada | Cost: $85.00

Canada contributes a major share to the global trade of durum wheat. The quality of Canadian durum is highly prized by domestic and international buyers. Durum production is being challenged by the devastating effects of heat and drought, fusarium head blight and insects such as wheat stem sawfly. Crop rotations have changed to include more pulses and canola. Consumers are concerned about chemical residues.

Integration of the latest cropping technologies offers opportunities to reduce the environmental footprint and increase sustainability. Transportation of the durum crop to markets by rail competes for movement with fossil fuels, container shipments and other items.

The Durum Summit will provide updates on matching genetics to demand, responding to environmental pressures, and growing and moving a more profitable crop. 

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