Saskatchewan Sunflower Committee

The Saskatchewan Sunflower Committee will be holding their Annual General Meeting on January 10, 2019.
Anyone interested in learning more about growing sunflowers in Saskatchewan is welcome to attend. The meeting will be held in Regina at the SCIC building at 515 Henderson Dr. Start time is 10:00am. Lunch will be provided. An RSVP to Sherri at 306-848-2856 would be appreciated.

       AGENDA:         Election of officers
                                       ADOPT proposal
                                       ADF
                                       Status of Honeycomb NS
                                       Research report – trials and varietal trials
                                       Screening on new material
                                       AC Sierra availability

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Each year the Saskatchewan Sunflower Committee holds a field day at Indian Head Research Farm in Indian Head Saskatchewan. Bill May with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is the host. Participants are toured through Bills current plot trials.


2018 Field Day
In 2018, our was held on August 1. We toured the varietal trials, plant density studies, row spacing, generational linebreeding and nitrogen trials.
Bill May is the Saskatchewan Sunflower researcher at the Indian Head Agricultural Research Farm (IHARF).   Bill's reports are available for download on our Resources and Contact info page.

Bill can be contacted at:
Phone: 306-695-5225

Email:  [email protected]
2017 Field Day

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In 2017, our tour was held on August 10. Bills work on varietal trials, plant density studies, generational linebreeding, and salinity tolerance were all showcased.
Regional Trial Report

Seeding Rate Report

Nitrogen Rate Report

The regional trials are conducted at various locations throughout Saskatchewan.
You can download a free copy from our resources and contact information tab. 
The investigation of optimum seeding rates for sunflowers in Saskatchewan report is available.
You can download a free copy from our resources and contact information tab. 
What level of nitrogen should be applied to maximize sunflower production in Saskatchewan?  Find out here!
You can download a free copy from our resources and contact information tab.