GRAIN INDUSTRY MEETS IN SASKATOON at the WESTERN CANADIAN CROP PRODUCTION SHOW

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – The City of Saskatoon has proclaimed January 10-17, 2016 as Agriculture Business Awareness Week and Prairieland Park will kick-off the week with Western Canada’s premier grain industry showcase – The Western Canadian Crop Production Show January 11-14 at Saskatoon Prairieland Park’s Trade and Convention Centre.  The Western Canadian Crop Production Show continues to connect industry leading manufacturers with decision-making producers.

For yet another year the trade show is sold out with a total of 340 companies in 1035 trade show booths plus 20 outdoor displays.  This year’s exhibitors include 18 U.S. companies.

“Crop Production Show continues to provide farmers with an event that has become a gathering place with global perspective and access to the latest technology and education.  The show’s success is due in part to the expertise offered by our exhibitors, our outstanding venue, and our commitment to preserve the integrity of the show which is focused specifically on crop production”,  said Prairieland Park Agriculture Manager, Lori Cates.

The 2016 programming continues with the Bayer CropScience Information Theatre in Hall B. Topics include “Succession Planning”, “Straight Combining Overview”, “Agricultural Water Management”, and “Understanding Plant Breeders Rights”.

This year’s feature is Precision Agriculture.  Speaker Craig Zawada, will provide attendees with information concerning Agronomic Data – Whose Information is it Anyway?  Speaker Aaron Ault will address the subject “When Can We Finally Stop Talking About Data and Get Back to Farming?” The afternoon presenter, Scott Noble, will discuss “Imaging in Agriculture: Potential and Pitfalls”, with the day concluding in a panel discussion entitled “From a Farmer’s Perspective”. The seminar will be held Wednesday, January 12 at 8:45 am. Pre-registration required.

The Western Canadian Crop Production Show at Prairieland Park is held in conjunction with Crop Production Week and CropSphere.  For more information on Crop Production Week, visit www.cropweek.com or call Hursh Consulting & Communications at (306) 933-0138. For CropSphere details visit www.cropsphere.com.

Show Hours:

Monday, January 11:  12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 12:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 13:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 14:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Admission:

Adult – $14.00

2 Day admission pass – $24

Parking:

Free on-site parking. A parking lot shuttle will be available courtesy of DuPont.

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For more information please contact:                                   

Lori Cates

Manager – Agriculture

C   306.280.9560

T   306.683.8813

E   lcates@saskatoonex.com

W  Visit our website

Saskatoon Prairieland Park Corporation is a world-class destination for major programs, events, and entertainment. Prairieland Park produces, hosts and facilitates extraordinary events through superior, first-rate customer service. For more information about Prairieland Park, visit www.saskatoonex.com.

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