WINNIPEG, June 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission's Dr. Dave Hatcher and the Farm Leadership Council are presenting a webinar: Discussion of the Canadian variety registration system of the Prairie
Grain Development Committee on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. CDT. This presentation is open
to the public.
"This webinar will focus on the variety registration for wheat and will
help answer many questions about how this process works in Western
Canada, who is involved and how producers, grain industry and customers
benefit," says Dr. Hatcher.
Dr. Hatcher will also look at how new wheat varieties are evaluated and
how decisions are made to accept or reject a variety. Following the
webinar, participants will have the opportunity to discuss and ask
questions about the variety registration process.
Visit Farm Leadership Council to register for Dr. Hatcher's webinar. This webinar will also be
archived at both the Farm Leadership Council and Canadian Grain Commission websites for viewing after June 14, 2012.
Dr. Dave Hatcher is the Program Manager for the Canadian Grain Commission's Grain
Research Laboratory's Asian Products and Wheat Enzymes section.
About the Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency responsible for
establishing and maintaining Canada's grain quality standards. Its
programs result in shipments of grain that consistently meet contract
specifications for quality, safety and quantity. The Canadian Grain
Commission regulates the grain industry to protect producers' rights
and ensure the integrity of grain transactions.
About the Farm Leadership Council
The Farm Leadership Council is a producer-led organization that supports
producer innovation and leadership in Western Canada by providing
professional development opportunities to help farmers maximize the
value of their operations. The Council is an impartial, independent,
third-party service provider delivering high-quality education and
skill development programs to producers.
SOURCE Canadian Grain Commission
For further information:
Manager, Corporate Information Services
Canadian Grain Commission
Telephone: (204) 983-2749