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Thu, 22 June 2017, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CDT
We are excited to be hosting our second annual CanolaPALOOZA.
This event gives you an opportunity to interact with the canola industry in a fun, interactive day of demonstrations, plot tours and access to experts in their fields.
Join us at this free event where you can come and learn at your own pace.
Storage: Preventing and managing storage issues.
Stand Establishment: How to choose plant density targets and the impact of different seeding equipment. Exploration of how to use the new stand establishment calculator.
Fertility-Top Dressing: Looking at options for applying nitrogen in the spring. Looking at timing, rate, and products to best suit canola's needs.
Blackleg Diagnostics: Blackleg diagnostics in field and some new ways to manage blackleg.
Inside the lab: Early identification tools using Manitoba's PSI lab to help get the step up on clubroot.
Soil Compaction on Stand Establishment: Prepping soil for canola, BMPs for soil health and canola stand establishment.
Precision Ag: Understanding the prescriptions given by what the images show related to variable rate, understanding yield maps, etc.
Insect Pests: Damage assessment and management decisions for flea beetles, cabbage seedpod weevil, lygus. Identification of flea beetle and swede midge.
Mystery Plots: Proper scouting techniques and diagnostics using soil tests and lab test results to help.
Group 2-Weed Management: Management of group 2 products on different herbicide systems and early weed ID.
Natural Areas: Explore predators, parasites, viruses and bacteria that are all on your side to help control pests for free.
Promotion of Canola Oil: Understanding your end product. Discussion about the health benefits of canola oil.
Sprayer Tank Clean Out: Clean out techniques and understanding the chemistry involved.
Grain Grading: Live demonstration of why grade matters; digging deeper into harvest samples; where meal and oil end up.
Crops in Rotation: Look at the whole farm package and explore some other crop options.
Lunch will be available on site.
For more information click on the video link or contact:
Roberta Galbraith - Member Relations Manager - Manitoba Canola Growers
Cell: 204.805.1609 E-mail: email@example.com
Justine Cornelsen - Regional Agronomist - Canola Council of Canada
Cell: 204.298.4364 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org