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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.


Topics include:

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:

CanolaPALOOZA Video

Roberta Galbraith - Member Relations Manager - Manitoba Canola Growers

Cell: 204.805.1609 E-mail: roberta@canolagrowers.com


Justine Cornelsen - Regional Agronomist - Canola Council of Canada

Cell: 204.298.4364 E-mail: cornelsenj@canolacouncil.org

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