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CanolaPALOOZA 2017

June 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Register for our second annual


This is an opportunity to interact with the canola industry in a fun, interactive day. Join us at this free event where you can come and learn at your own pace.  Pre-registration is appreciated to allow us to create the best day for everyone in attendance. We look forward to seeing you there!

Stations and Speakers Include: 

Inside the Lab: A look at what happens to your soil samples when testing for clubroot. Early detection and early response is crucial when dealing with clubroot, find out why.  Instructors: Holly Derksen (MB Ag), & Xiaowei Guo (PSI Lab)

Soil Compaction: Impacts on canola stand establishment and BMPs for soil health.  Instructors: Curtis Cavers (AAFC), Marla Riekman (MB Ag), Mitchell Timmerman (MB Ag), & Mario Tenuta (U of M)

Insect Pest Management: Understanding threshold numbers for flea beetles, lygus and cabbage seedpod weevil. Instructors: John Gavloski (MB Ag), Tharshi Nagalingam (U of M)

Storage Management: Preventing and managing storage issues with canola.  Instructors: Angela Brackenreed (CCC), Lorne Grieger (PAMI), & Joy Agnew (PAMI)

Fertility – Top Dressing: Products to top off canola’s nitrogen needs with, while focusing on the importance of rates and timing of products.  Instructors: Rigas Karamonas(KOCH), John Heard (MB Ag) & Warren Ward(CCC)

Canola Eat Well Snack Station: Easy to cook demos highlighting the versatility and health benefits of canola oil! Instructors: Ellen Pruden (MCGA), & Jennifer Dyck (MCGA)

Sprayer Tank Cleanout: Focusing on proper cleanout techniques and chemistries to be cautious with. Instructors: Tom Wolf (Agrimetrix), Brian Caldwell (Agrimetrix), & Enns Brothers

Understanding the Prescription: Taking a peak at new precision Ag technology and the importance of ground trothing the technology; with an added component on weather stations! Instructors: Ian Cook (Enns Bros.), & Rotimi Ojo (MB Ag)

Beneficial Insects/Natural Areas: Importance of natural areas within cropping systems and the beneficial forces they can provide.  Instructors: Melanie Dubois (AAFC), Lora Morandin (Pollinator Partnership), & Gregory Sekulic (CCC)

Group 2 Weed Management: Focusing on the management of group 2 products on four canola herbicide systems.  Instructors: Jeanette Gaultier (MB Ag), Rob Gulden (U of M), Jameson Hall (Cibus) & Ian Epp (CCC)

Crushing, Grading, & End Use: Digging deeper into harvest samples, why grade matter, a look at crush output and where in the world our Canadian Canola ends up.  Instructors: Chris Fleury (CGC), Taryn Dickson (CCC), & Cargill

Stand Establishment: Using the new canola calculator to help determine target plant stands and highlighting the difference between the drill and planter for canola. Instructors: Murray Hartman (AB Ag), Harold Brown (Bayer), & Brittany Hennig (CCC)

Blackleg Management: Blackleg diagnostics in field and learning about a new tool to help manage the disease; R-gene labels.  Instructors: Sakaria Liban (DL Seeds), Gary Peng (AAFC), Harunur Rashid (U of M), & Clint Jurke (CCC)

Mystery Plots – CSI Canola: Put your agronomic skills to the test with our mystery canola plots, highlighting the importance of scouting and tool/techniques to help your scouting game. Instructors: Anastasia Kubinec  (MB Ag), & Nicole Philp (CCC)


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June 22, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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AAFC – Portage
370 River Road
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba Canada
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