Coming events

February 5, 2020 – Issue 3

Top Notch Farming meetings – You have two more chances to attend: February 6 in Moose Jaw and February 11 in Melfort. The event includes research, agronomy, and farm business management presentations for Saskatchewan growers. Hosted by SaskCanola in partnership with Saskatchewan Agriculture, Grow Rite Ag Consulting, SaskBarley, and Sask Pulse Growers. Registration and information.

Manitoba Canola Growers AGM – February 13, Winnipeg, Man. Location is the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., and includes breakfast. More about the AGM. The AGM will be held during the CropConnect Conference, which is February 12-13 at the same location. Registration to CropConnect is not required to attend the AGM. The deadline to submit a resolution for the AGM is January 24. How to submit a resolution.

Making the Grade – Hands-On Grain Grading for Farmers – February 19, Grande Prairie, Alta. Canola session features Angela Brackenreed on harvest and storage management and Judy Elias from the Canadian Grain Commission covering all aspects of canola grading. More information

Canadian Crops Convention – March 3-5, Vancouver, BC. This is the second annual Canadian Crops Convention. There are only two weeks left to register. This event, co-hosted by the Canola Council and Canada Grains Council, has a lineup of experts set to share ideas and help us develop new opportunities to take Canadian agriculture successfully beyond the horizon. Check out our agenda and read through speaker bios on the convention website, www.canadiancrops.ca.

Seeding & Spraying College – March 25, Keystone Centre, Brandon, Man. This all-day practical educational event is a follow up to the popular 2019 Combine College. Attendees choose from 12 different expert-led breakout sessions, network in the Aftermarket & Equipment showcase, and take in two keynote speakers, including Tom Wolf (@nozzle_guy) of AgriMetrix Research and Training. Session topics include variable rate seeding, phosphorous 4R strategies, nozzle selection, dealing with sprayer rinsate, optimizing planters across the rotation, novel weed control technology, preparing the seedbed in 2020 and more. Members of the Manitoba Canola Growers, Manitoba Corn Growers, Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers, and/or National Sunflower Associations qualify for a post event rebate of $20 per association. Please check the associations that you are a member of during the on-line registration process.

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