Canary Seed Development Commission of Saskatchewan

CSDCS Annual Meeting and Info Session
Thursday, December 14, 2023
Atlas Hotel, Regina 4177 Albert Street

Agenda - Thursday, December 14, 2023
9:00 a.m. Doors open, coffee and snacks provided
9:30 a.m. Opening comments from chair, Darren Yungmann
9:45 a.m. Canary seed breeding priorities Adam Carter, Incoming Canary seed breeder, Crop Development Centre
10:30 a.m. AGM
11:00 a.m. Fungicides and Canary seed Bill May, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Indian Head
11:30 a.m. Market outlook for Canary seed and competing crops Chuck Penner (virtual), LeftField Commodity Research
12:30 p.m. Lunch featuring various alpiste (Canary seed) foods and sampling of alpiste beer from 9 Mile Legacy Brewing

Everyone is welcome and lunch will be provided at no cost. However, we ask that attendees pre-register so we know how much food to prepare. Those attending virtually need to pre-register so we can provide them with the Zoom link.

To pre-register, either for in-person or virtual attendance, please email or call 306-975-6624 no later than Friday, December 8. We request:

  • First and last name of each attendee
  • State if you are a grower, researcher, industry, government or other 
  • In-person or virtual? 
  • Are you a registered Canary seed producer eligible to vote during the AGM? (Submitted check-off within the last 3 years and not asked for a refund in the past year)

For those who would like to book a guest room at the Atlas Hotel, the number to call is 306-586-3443.

For information on the AGMs of other crop commissions, go to and

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