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July 25 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm


CROPS-A-PALOOZA is a one day hands on in-field learning interactive event that brings together the best research and agronomy extension professionals and farmers to learn how to grow the best crops!

Pre-register now! 

There will be 16 stations including: 

  • Crop Rotation: Managing Crop Diseases and Saving You Money – Holly Derksen (Manitoba Agriculture) Dan Orchard & Clint Jurke (Canola Counil of Canada)
  • Rational Aspects for Weed Management – Ian Epp (Canola Council of Canada) and Rob Gulden (University of Manitoba)
  • Pollinators, Preditors and Prey – John Gavloski (Manitoba Agriculture)
  • Power of Nitrogen – John Heard (Manitoba Agriculture) Amy Mangin, Megan Bourns and Kristen MacMillan (University of Manitoba) Ray Dowbenko (Nutrien)
  • Pulse Growing Season Surprises – Cassandra Tkachuck and Laryssa Stevenson (Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers)
  • Pushing Yields (Flax and Sunflowers) – Dane Froese (Manitoba Agriculture)
  • Oats Disease Management – Jennifer Mitchell – Fetch (AAFC Brandon)
  • Harvest Management – Angela Brackenreed – Canola Council of Canada
  • Battling Sclerotinia – Nicole Philp – Canola Council of Canada
  • Keep it Clean! – Canola Council of Canda, Cereals Canada and Pulse Canada
  • What’s Your Grade? – Canadian Grains Commission
  • Farm safety – Canadian Agriculture Safety Assocation
  • Soils: Tillage Erosion – Curtis Cavers (AAFC Portage) Marla Reikman (Manitoba Agriculture)
  • Precision Ag Seeding – Autumn Barnes (Canola Council of Canada) Lorne Grieger (PAMI)
  • Farm to Food Conversation Starters! – Jennifer Dyck – (Manitoba Canola Growers)
  • Kids Corner –  Agriculture in the Classroom  (this station runs from 9:00am to 11:00 am only)

Participants will be given a site map and encouraged to explore the stations at their own pace. Music, games, and delicious lunch options give this event a fun carnival atmosphere.

Please be sure to where appropriate footwear based on the weather and cash to enjoy a variety of lunch food vendors.

Watch this video showing what CanolaPALOOZA looked like last year.  This year will be bigger and better with more partners coming on board.

Pre-register now! 

Interested in Sponsoring? 

Visit our sponsorship registration page by clicking here.

Or for more information you can contact: 

Roberta Galbraith

Manitoba Canola Growers


All the best from Crops-A-Palooza Committee! 


July 25
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Event Tags:


AAFC – Portage
370 River Road
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba Canada
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