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September 30, 2018 @ 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 & Anastasia Kubinec (Manitoba Agriculture) Dan Orchard & Clint Jurke (Canola Council of Canada)
  • Rational Aspects for Weed Management – Ian Epp (Canola Council of Canada), Jeanette Gaultier (BASF) and Rob Gulden (University of Manitoba)
  • Pollinators, Predators and Prey – John Gavloski (Manitoba Agriculture), Meagan Vankosky (AAFC Saskatoon) and Jordan Bannerman (University of Manitoba)
  • Power of Nitrogen – John Heard (Manitoba Agriculture)Ray Dowbenko (Nutrien), Amy Mangin, Megan Bourns, Don Flaten and Kristen MacMillan (University of Manitoba)
  • Soybean Detective: Digging up answers to poor plant stands – Laryssa Stevenson and Cassandra Tkachuk (Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers)
  • Pushing Yields (Flax and Sunflowers) – Dane Froese (Manitoba Agriculture), Fred Parnow (NuSeed), Troy Turner (Field 2 Field Agronomy) and Morgan Cott (Manitoba Corn Growers)
  • Oats Disease Management – Jennifer Mitchell – Fetch (AAFC Brandon), Jason Voogt (Field 2 Field Agronomy Inc.) and Ingrid Kristjanson (Manitoba Agriculture)
  • Harvest Management – Angela Brackenreed (Canola Council of Canada), Lorne Grieger (PAMI), Marcel Kringe (Bushel Plus) and Chadrick Carley (Syngenta)
  • Battling Sclerotinia – Nicole Philp (Canola Council of Canada), Michael Hutton (Cibus) and Laura Schmidt (Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers)
  • Keep it Clean! – Breana Mahoney (Cereals Canada), Pulse Canada and Canola Council of Canada
  • What’s Your Grade? – Chris Fleury (Canadian Grains Commission), Heather Johnson (CIGI) and Dean Dias (CIGI)
  • Farm safety – Canadian Ag Safety Association, Farm Safety Program and STARS Air Ambulance
  • Soils: Tillage Erosion – Curtis Cavers (AAFC Portage) Marla Riekman (Manitoba Agriculture) Nasem Badreldin (University of Manitoba)
  • Plant Growth Regulators – Anne Kirk (Manitoba Agriculture)
  • 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)

Thank you to our participating sponsors: 

  • BASF
  • Canadian Canola Growers Association
  • Climate Field View
  • Invigor
  • Open Farm Day
  • Syngenta

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! 


September 30, 2018
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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AAFC – Portage
370 River Road
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba Canada
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