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SEPTEMBER201135productnewsDuPonthasaddedfixweedandnarrow-leavedhawkx19s-beardtoitsBarricadeherbicidelabelgivingcerealgrow-ersinWesternCanadaanexcellentwaytomanagethesetoughweeds.Barricadealsoprovidescontrolootherkeybroadleaweedsincerealssuchashemp-nettlecowcocklestinkweedvolunteercanolaandwildbuckwheat.Itoersconsistentperormancewithawidewindowoapplicationandone-hourrainastness.BASFhasreceivedregistrationromthePestManagementRegulatoryAgencytoexpandtheuseoHeadlineitsin-INDUSTRYNEWSTraskReceivesSeedAchievementAwardBrendaTraskiste2011recipientoteCanadianSeedTradeAssociationSeedAcievementAward.SereceivedteawardinasurprisepresentationatteCSTAannualmeetinginJulyinNiagaraFallsOnt.TisawardpresentedannuallybyCSTArecognizesandonoursanindividualorsignix1cantcontributionstoteCanadianseedindustry.TeindividualmustbeengagedinaprivateseedbusinessorapublicinstitutebasedinCanada.Traskenteredteseedindustryin1985uponergraduationromteUniversityoGuelpwitanhonoursdegreeinAgriculturalEconomics.OneonlyneedstoreaderrsumtorecognizeteimpactseasadandcontinuestomaketoteseedindustryinCanadaandaroundteworld.InactBrendaassarederskillswitmanyoCSTAx19smembercompaniesoverteyears.x1cBrendax19stalentorcommunicationanderinterpersonalskillsavepositivelyinfuencedteimageoallotesecompaniesandteirproductsandoteentireseedindustryx1dsaysCuckhilorstcairoteInternationalSeedFederation2010NationalOrganizingCommittee.peoplenewsAlexandreMaillouxoLaCoopFdrehassteppedintohispositionaspresidentotheCanadianSeedTradeAssociationor2011-12.Maillouxtookoverrompast-presidentWayneUngeroBrettYoungSeedsattheCSTAannualmeetinginNiagaraFallsmid-July.InadditionSte-phenDenysoPrideSeedsisnow1stvice-presidentandPeterEntzoRicharsonInternationalis2ndvice-president.WesternGrainsResearchFoundationhasannouncedthatGarthPattersonwillbetakingoverasexecutivedirectororWGRFeectiveAugust152011.PattersonhasbeentheexecutivedirectorortheSaskatchewanPulseGrowersorthepast16years.HehasalsoworkedortheSaskatchewanSoilConservationAssociationCyanamidAgdevcotheUniversityoSaskatchewanandtheFederatedCo-op.PattersonbringstoWGRFadiverseandin-depthagriculturalbackgroundspanningmorethan30years.CoryMcArthurhasjoinedtheCanolaCouncilofCanadaasvice-presidentomarketdevelopmentmarkinganewphaseintheevolutionotheorganization.McArthurwillleadtheCCCx19snewly-ormedmarketdevelopmentteamwhichbringstogethercanolaoilseedandmealmarketingintoonedepartment.PioneerHi-BredhasnamedAaronMillertheagronomytrialsmanagerorWesternCanada.Millerwillberespon-sibleorplanningandconductingon-armagronomyx1eldtrialsanddemonstrationsthataddresslocalagronomicneedsandwillprovidevaluablecropmanagementknowl-edgeandservicetoareagrowers.MillercomestoPioneerwithastrongbackgroundinagricultureandseveralyearsoresearchandextensionexperience.StephenYarrowhasjoinedCropLifeCanadaasvice-presidentoplantbiotechnology.Yarrowhasmorethan28yearsoexperienceinthebiotechnologyx1eldinboththeprivateandpublicsectors.HehasheldpreviouspositionswithAllelixCropTechnologiesAgricultureandAgri-FoodCanadaandtheCanadianFoodInspectionAgency.BayerCropSciencehasnamedJimBlomethenewpresi-dentandchieexecutiveox1cerandheadocropprotec-tionortheNorthAmericanregion.BlomesucceedsBillBucknerwhowillretireattheendotheyear.BrendaTrask