CROPS-A-PALOOZA

Manitoba CROPS-A-PALOOZA

~July 25th at AAFC Portage~

A collaborative event between Manitoba Producer Groups, AAFC and Canola Council of Canada!

Register at CROPS-A-PALOOZA 2018

CROPS-A-PALOOZA is a one day hands on 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)
  • Rotational Aspects for Weed Management – Ian Epp (Canola Council of Canada) and Rob Gulden (University of Manitoba)
  • Pollinators, Predators 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! – Brenna 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)