Questions and contacts

If you have general questions about Canola Watch, direct them to Jay or 807-468-4006.

If you have questions on regional issues, contact one of the following Canola Council of Canada regional agronomists or provincial oilseed specialists:
Derwyn Hammond, resource manager, crop, 204-729-9011
Kristen Phillips,
agronomy specialist, 204-761-2143
Jim Bessel,
senior agronomy specialist, Central, 306-373-6771
Shawn Senko, agronomy specialist, Eastern 306-270-9307
Clint Jurke,
agronomy specialist, Western Saskatchewan,, 306-821-2935
Dan Orchard,
agronomy specialist, Central Alberta, 780-777-9923
Troy Prosofsky, agronomy specialist, Southern Alberta,, 403-332-1412
Doug Moisey,
senior agronomy specialist, North Central Alberta,, 780-645-9205
Greg Sekulic,
agronomy specialist, Peace Region, 780-832-2382
Murray Hartman, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development,, 403-782-8024
Kerry Clark, B.C. Ministry of Agriculture,, 250-784-2559
Venkata Vakulabharanam, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture,, (306)787-4668
Anastasia Kubinec, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives,, 204-750-2717

This report is supported by each of the provincial canola grower associations. For more information on some of their activities, check out the following links:
The Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) has a free e-newsletter called Alberta Canola Connections. and click the sign-up icon on the right site of the homepage.
In Manitoba, sign up for the Manitoba Canola Growers Association newsletter at Canola Growers E-update by visiting
For information on activities in Saskatchewan, visit SaskCanola at