|Closing Date:||The PGDC Executive will be accepting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from qualified candidates until June 15, 2021.|
|Detailed RFP:||You can download the detailed RFP by clicking here.|
|Summary of Duties:||
Must be a Canadian Citizen, be eligible to work in Canada, and be available to attend the annual meetings in-person.
In your RFP please include: qualifications, relevant work experience, compensation expectations, available start date, three references, and current resume.
The contract for the successful candidate will be made on an annual basis with the possibility for renewal based on exemplary performance. The initial contract will be from summer 2021 until March 31, 2022. The subsequent contract will be from April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.
Please submit application package to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 15, 2021. Only candidates from selected RFPs will be contacted for an interview.
Prairie Grain Development Committee
27th Annual Meeting Overview
February 23 to 25, 2016
The Prairie Recommending Committee for Wheat, Rye and Triticale (PRCWRT) considered 27 candidates for registration, and 25 were recommended for registration. Recommended lines had increased yield, improved quality and disease resistance, early maturity, and orange wheat blossom midge resistance. Two lines were solid-stemmed and two had resistance to the Orange Wheat Blossom midge.
Prairie Recommending Committee for Wheat, Rye and Triticale (PRCWRT), recommended lines, February 25, 2016.
|BW1005||CWRS||P. Hucl; U of S - CDC|
|BW1011||CWRS||F. Kirigwi; Syngenta|
|BW1013||CWRS||S. Kumar; AAFC - BRC|
|BW1016||CWRS||S. Kumar; AAFC - BRC|
|BW488||CWRS||P. Hucl; U of S - CDC||Sm1+; solid stem|
|BW986||CWRS||D. Spaner; U of AB|
|PT250||CWRS||R. Cuthbert; AAFC - SPARC|
|HY2003||CPS||P. Hucl; U of S - CDC||Sm1+; Imidazolinone tolerant|
|HY2013||CPS||F. Kirigwi; Syngenta||SY Rowyn|
|Elgin ND||CNHR||R. Merryweather; FP Genetics|
|Faller||CNHR||W. Smith; Seed Depot|
|Prosper||CNHR||W. Smith; Seed Depot|
|DT583||CWAD||C. Pozniak; U of S - CDC||Low cadmium|
|DT862||CWAD||Y. Ruan; AAFC - SPARC||Solid stem, low cadmium|
|DT863||CWAD||Y. Ruan; AAFC - SPARC||Low cadmium|
|W522||CWRW||A. Brule-Babel; U of MB|
|W526||CWRW||R. Graf; AAFC - LRC|
|Alderon||CWSP||K. Nelson; KWS - UK||Interim|
|Charing||CWSP||K. Nelson; KWS - UK||Interim|
|GP151||CWSP||H. Randhawa; AAFC - LRC|
|GP184||CWSP||D. Rourke; Western Feed Grain||WFT1001|
|W535||CWSP||A. Brule-Babel; U of MB|
|W538||CWSP||A. Brule-Babel; U of MB|
|KWS Bono||Fall Rye||A. Gordillo; KWS - Germany|
|BW968||CPSR/CNHR||R. Cuthbert; AAFC - SPARC|
The Prairie Recommending Committee for Oat and Barley (PRCOB) considered 4 oat lines and 4 barley lines for registration. Three milling oat lines, one feed oat line, and four two-row malting barley lines were recommended.
PRCOB recommended lines, February 25, 2016.
|Line No.||Type||Proposer & Affiliation|
|OT2105||Milling Oat||J. Mitchell-Fetch, AAFC - BRC|
|OT3080||Milling Oat||A. Beattie et al., University of Saskatchewan|
|OT3085||Milling Oat||A. Beattie et al., University of Saskatchewan|
|OT6011||Feed Oat||Jim Dyck, Oat Advantage|
|TR13606||2-Row Malt (Interim)||P. Juskiw et al., FCDC, AB|
|TR13609||2-Row Malt||P. Juskiw et al., FCDC, AB|
|TR13812||2-Row Malt||A. Beattie et al., University of Saskatchewan|
|TR14928||2-Row Malt (Interim)||F. Kirigwi et al., Syngenta Canada|
The Prairie Recommending Committee for Pulse and Special Crops (PRCPSC) recommended 15 lines for registration: 6 dry bean lines, 1 canarygrass line, 4 field pea lines, and 4 lentil lines.
PRCPSC recommended lines, February 25, 2016.
|3620-3||Bean||Flor de junio|
|IBC 839||Lentil||French green|
|IBC 937||Lentil||Large green|
|IBC 975||Lentil||Small Red|
The Prairie Recommending Committee for Oilseeds (PRCO) recommended four flax lines for registration. Daryl Rex stepped down as Chair, and Eric Fridfinnson was voted as new chair.
PRCO recommended lines, February 25, 2016.
|FP2432||Yellow flax||H. Booker, CDC Saskatoon|
|FP2461||Brown Flax||S. Duguid, AAFC Morden|
|FP2484||Brown flax||S. Duguid, AAFC Morden|
|FP2497||Brown Flax||M. Beaith, CPS|
For more information regarding deliberations of the respective committees and the candidate cultivars that were recommended at the 2016 meeting please contact the Chair and/or Secretary of the respective committees. Contact information can be found at: Contact Us link.
The PGDC also organizes a Plenary Session to communicate topics of interest to members of the various committees, and in 2016 featured speakers that provided updates on "Grain Marketing Strategies". The presentations and speakers included:
Additional information regarding the Plenary Session and PDF copies of the presentations can be found on the Annual Plenary Sessions page.