Tag: Janice Tranberg

Clubroot confirmed in northwest Saskatchewan

SaskCanola is letting canola growers in the northwest part of the province know clubroot disease has been found at high levels in the region. “We’ve been advised that one new field in the northwest region of the province is heavily infested with clubroot,” says Janice Tranberg, executive director, in a statement issued Monday. “In response… Read more »

SaskCanola Launches “License to Farm” Advocacy Documentary

SaskCanola launched the premier of a 30 minute documentary today, at Crop Production Show in Saskatoon. It’s hoped the film, titled License to Farm, will motivate farmers to join conversations about food, and become advocates for the industry. “It is crucial for the future of agriculture in Canada that industry members – particularly farmers – take a seat… Read more »

SaskCanola Boosting Support for Ag in the Classroom

SaskCanola has announced it is more than doubling its financial support for Saskatchewan’s Agriculture in the Classroom program. The grower organization has decided to contribute $50,000 annually to AITC-SK, up from $20,000 previously. “Agriculture education is more important than ever as social licence is a growing issue. As the consuming public becomes increasingly skeptical, the… Read more »

SaskCanola Names Janice Tranberg as New Executive Director

SaskCanola has announced Janice Tranberg will serve as the group’s new executive director, effective January 5, 2015. Tranberg most recently served as an assistant deputy minister for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, and was responsible for three branches: Crops and Irrigation, Agriculture Research, and Regional Services. Prior to this, Janice served as the vice president (Western Canada)… Read more »