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Show Date & Times

Thursday, November 24, 2016

1:00pm to 4:30pm
12:30pm Doors open
1:00pm Tim Cassidy- Welcome and Intro
1:15pm Dr. Greg Gingera- "Breeding Pod Shatter Resistant Hybrids"
2:30pm Ribstone Creek Brewery reception in Black Box Theatre
3:30pm Welcome back
3:45pm Matt Bingham- "Export Demand in Canola Markets"
4:30pm Q&A Panel- Tim Cassidy, Greg Gingera, Matt Bingham
5:00pm End

Free Registration Here

Speaker Bios

Greg Gingera, Dow AgroSciences                                 

Greg leads a team of researchers responsible for Roundup Ready Nexera hybrid development in Saskatoon. he joined Dow AgroSciences in June 2008 to lead the Roundup Ready Omega-9 canola breeding program.

Greg was born in Dauphin, Manitoba. He received a B.Sc. in Plant Science and Entomology at the University of Manitoba evaluating several potential systems for producing hybrid canola. Greg completed his Ph.D. program at the University of Minnesota in 1995. His key project was studying single and multiple disease resistance genes for common rust in sweet corn.  

After completing his PH.D. in 1995, Greg joined Pioneer Hi-Bred in Des Moines, IA working in the Information Management group where he provided statistical support to the corn breeding group. In 1996, Greg moved to Saskatoon to lead a canola breeding project for Pioneer Hi-Bred. He developed canola quality Brassica juncea inbred lines and hybrids as Brassica napus Clearfield hybrids.

Matt Bingham, ADM                                                       

 

Matt Bingham was born in Saskatoon, SK and moved with his family to Winnipeg, MB as a result of his father’s career with the RCMP.  He is currently a Commodity Trader with ADM Agri-Industries in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

Matt focused on commodity and futures markets as well as risk management throughout his college studies and received his B.S. in Agriculture and Food Science, with a major in Agribusiness from the University of Manitoba in 2009.  He began trading domestic feed grain in 2010 before starting with Toepfer as the export pulses trader in 2010.  He has since been involved in the export business, trading pulses, flax, Canadian Eastern corn, feed and malt barley. 

Matt is the Senior Canadian Export Trader on canola and durum, while still working closely with traders on pulses and barley. Matt resides in Winnipeg with his dog Finnegan and his girlfriend Brigitte.

 

 

 About The Showcase 

The 2016 ADM Innovates Farm Showcase is highly focused on bringing the latest farm trends, technologies and tools directly to our producers in an intimate setting. The showcase features multiple presentations on new ideas in agriculture in a fun & relaxing atmosphere! This event is FREE for all canola producers, but you must register to attend.  Register above or by calling 780.875.5554. 

The Venue

Vic Juba Theatre - Lakeland college
2602 59 Avenue,
Lloydminster, AB
780-872-7400
www.vicjubatheatre.ca 

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