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CROPS-A-PALOOZA 2018

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370 River Rd

370 River Road

Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3V6

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CROPS-A-PALOOZA is a one day, hands on, free, 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!

There will be 16 stations including:

  • Crop Rotation: Managing Crop Diseases and Saving You Money - Holly Derksen (Manitoba Agriculture) Dan Orchard & Clint Jurke (Canola Council 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), Meagan Vankosky (AAFC Saskatoon) and Jordan Bannerman (University of Manitoba)
  • Power of Nitrogen - John Heard (Manitoba Agriculture) Amy Mangin, Megan Bourns and Kristen MacMillan (University of Manitoba) and 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), 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), and Anne Kirk (Manitoba Agriculture)
  • Battling Sclerotinia - Nicole Philp (Canola Council of Canada) 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)
  • Farm safety - CASA
  • Soils: Tillage Erosion - Curtis Cavers (AAFC Portage) Marla Riekman (Manitoba Agriculture)
  • Precision Ag Seeding - Autumn Barnes (Canola Council of Canada) and 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 to see what lasat years event was like.

2017 CanolaPalooza video


Interested in Sponsoring?

Visit our sponsorship registration page by clicking here.

Or for more information you can contact:

Roberta Galbraith

Manitoba Canola Growers

roberta@canolagrowers.com


All the best from Crops-A-Palooza Committee!


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370 River Road

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