Which of these events will you attend?

January 15, 2020 – Issue 2

Manitoba Ag Days, including Canola Day – January 21-23, Brandon, Man. The show is an exposition of agricultural production expertise, technology, and equipment that attracts exhibitors and visitors from across Canada and the United States of America. Canola Day, featuring CCC agronomy specialists and sponsored by Manitoba Canola Growers, is the morning of January 21. Information.

Top Notch Farming meetings – Four locations in Saskatchewan. January 21 in Sturgis, February 4 in Meadow Lake, 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.

FarmTech Conference – January 28-30, Expo Centre, Edmonton, Alta. FarmTech is put on by Alberta’s top crop commodity groups, including Alberta Canola, and focuses on leading topics in crop production and farm management. The program includes keynote presentations, concurrent sessions and a trade show. Registration and information. Alberta Canola’s AGM will take place during

Alberta Canola AGM – January 28, during FarmTech, Edmonton, Alta. Alberta Canola members do not have to be registered for FarmTech to attend the AGM. Information.

Peace Region Clubroot Response Workshop – February 5, Grande Prairie, Alta. More 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 – February 19, Grande Prairie, Alta. More information

Canadian Crops Convention – March 3-5, Vancouver, BC. The convention brings together the grain, oilseed, pulse and special crop value chains to network, gain insight into trends, and work together to advance the growth and profitability of Canadian crops. You could also tour Canada’s largest port by boat on the free harbour port tour. For details and registration, visit 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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