What are the agronomy specialists up to in February?

February 7, 2018 - Issue 2

The spread of clubroot in Alberta, including the Peace, and confirmation in Districts 9A and 9B in Saskatchewan has increased the number of clubroot updates conducted over the winter. Many of these events are still upcoming. See coming events or contact your CCC agronomy specialist directly to check on events and dates. Find the agronomist in your region.

Brittany Hennig and her Alberta CCC colleagues are prepping for the third and final day of canoLAB Top Gun Part A at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. Part B of canoLAB Top Gun will begin February 15 when the Top Gun Agronomists bring in their group of growers and coworkers on one day to teach them what they have learned. Part B will run until March 23.

CCC agronomy specialists in Saskatchewan and Manitoba are prepping for their canoLABs, which are big winter agronomy projects. Space is limited and spots are still available. Saskatchewan canoLAB. Manitoba canoLAB.

Through February and March, CCC agronomy specialists put a priority on retail visits and various local meetings to talk about various topics important for 2018.

In February, the agronomists will be helping the provincial grower associations review research project applications that were received under their call for proposals for the Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP). Findings of CARP projects can be found in our Canola Research Hub or in Canola Digest Science Editions.

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