CanoLAB 2017 in REGINA - A One-Day Workshop

REGINA, Saskatchewan
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
CanoLAB 2017 in REGINA - A One-Day Workshop
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 8:00 AM -
Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:00 AM (Central Time)

Queensbury Convention Centre
306-781-9200
1700 Elphinstone Street
REGINA, Saskatchewan S4P 2Z6
Canada

Map and Directions

GROW ​FOR ​​SUCCESS! 


Attend ​the ​Saskatchewan ​canoLAB ​2017 ​in ​Regina ​at ​the ​Queensbury ​Convention ​Centre ​on ​either ​Wednesday, ​February ​15 ​or ​Thursday, ​February, ​16. ​Proudly ​hosted ​by ​the ​Canola ​Council ​of ​Canada ​and ​SaskCanola, ​canoLAB ​is ​a ​hands-on, ​interactive ​workshop ​that ​features ​live ​canola ​plants ​and ​insects. ​Participants ​rotate ​through ​sessions ​focused ​on ​current ​canola ​production ​topics ​and ​led ​by ​Western ​Canada's ​top ​researchers ​and ​extension ​people. 

CANOLAB ​IS ​BEING ​HELD ​FOR ​THE ​FIRST ​TIME ​IN ​REGINA! 
A ​one-day ​workshop ​that ​runs ​from ​8:00 ​am ​to ​4:30 ​pm 
Register ​for ​either ​Wednesday, ​February ​15 ​or ​Thursday, ​February ​16 
Each ​day ​is ​identical. A ​hot ​lunch ​will ​be ​provided. 
Registration ​fee ​is ​$150 ​plus ​GST 
Free ​parking ​is ​available ​at ​the ​venue. 

Approved CCA Credits:
Nutrient Management: 1
Soil & Water Management: 0
Integrated Pest Management: 5
Crop Management: 2
Professional Development: 0
Manure Management: 0

CCSC ​credits ​have been ​applied ​for.

SESSION ​& ​SPEAKERS ​(SUBJECT ​TO ​CHANGE) 

SOIL ​TESTS ​AND ​SOIL ​FERTILITY ​
 
An ​in-depth ​look ​at ​soil ​test ​results ​and ​making ​soil ​fertility ​recommendations ​on ​those ​results. ​ 
Jeff Schoenau (University of Saskatchewan), Troy McInnis (Prairie Plains Agro) and Warren Ward (Canola Council of Canada)

INSECT ​PESTS ​AND ​BENEFICIALS 
A ​focus ​on ​all ​things ​Weevil: ​the ​Cabbage ​Seed ​Pod ​Weevil ​lifecycle; ​management ​strategies; ​assessing ​damage; ​and ​managing ​pests ​while ​keeping ​in ​mind ​beneficial ​insects. ​ 
Tyler ​Wist ​(AAFC ​Saskatoon),Scott Hartley (Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture) and Gregory Sekulic ( Canola Council of Canada)

MIDGE IN CANOLA
This is your chance to see midge up close and personal. Learn the lifecycle of the midge, scouting methods, how to assess damage and future research focus.
Boyd Mori (AAFC Saskatoon) and Keith Gabert (Canola Council of Canada)

HERBICIDE ​ACTION ​AND ​INJURY 
A ​look ​at ​different ​injury ​symptoms ​that might be seen in ​the ​field. ​See ​how ​canola ​recovers ​from ​a ​range ​of ​herbicide ​applications, ​and ​take ​a ​close ​look ​at ​new ​chemistries ​and ​how ​they ​affect ​canola ​and ​other ​crops. ​ 
Clark ​Brenzil ​(Saskatchewan ​Ministry ​of ​Agriculture), Linda ​Matthews ​(University ​of ​Saskatchewan) and Ian Epp (Canola Council of Canada)

TEMPERATURE ​INVERSIONS ​AND ​TANK ​MIXES ​GONE ​WRONG 
Learn ​how ​temperature ​inversions ​work ​and ​risk ​factors ​on ​the ​farm ​with ​a ​live ​spraying ​demonstration. ​Find ​out ​how ​to ​avoid ​tank ​mixes ​that ​just ​do ​not ​work and a look ​at ​spray ​patterns ​and ​tank ​clean-out ​issues. ​ 
Brian ​Caldwell ​(Agrimetrix ​Research ​& ​Training) and Shawn Senko (Canola Council of Canada)

STAND ​ESTABLISHMENT 
What ​is ​the ​ideal ​canola ​stand ​density? ​New ​data ​and ​live ​plant ​samples ​will ​help ​you ​set ​plant ​density ​goals ​that ​best ​balance ​risk, ​economics ​and ​profit. ​ 
Murray ​Hartman ​(Alberta ​Agriculture ​and ​Forestry) and Dan Orchard (Canola Council of Canada) 

DISEASE ​MANAGEMENT 
Is it blackleg? Root Rot? Both? Learn ​how ​to ​identify ​blackleg ​in ​the ​field, ​and ​how ​to ​manage ​this ​complex ​disease. ​Also ​take ​a ​close ​look ​at ​Sclerotinia, ​and ​how ​to ​manage ​this ​in ​rotation ​with ​other ​host ​crops. ​ 
Barbara ​Ziesman ​(Saskatchewan ​Ministry ​of ​Agriculture), Gary ​Peng ​(AAFC ​Saskatoon) and Clinton Jurke (Canola Council of Canada)

CANOLA ​CRUSHING ​AND ​END-USE 

What ​happens ​to ​canola ​once ​it ​leaves ​your ​farm? ​Learn ​about ​the ​crush ​process, ​market ​development ​and ​how ​canola ​oil ​stands ​up ​to ​its ​competitors ​in ​the ​world ​market. ​ 
Judy Elias (Canadian Grain Commission) and Len Anderson (Milligan Biofuels)

A ​room ​block ​has ​been ​secured ​at ​the ​Residence ​Inn ​Marriott ​Regina ​for ​this ​event. ​Details ​provided ​with ​registration. 

Space ​is ​limited! ​Register ​today ​to ​avoid ​disappointment!
 

Contact Information

  • For information or assistance with registration, please contact Ellen McNabb at 204-982-2100.




Payment Instructions

  • Please make cheques payable to the Canola Council of Canada and provide your registration number. Please send to the attention of Gail Hoskins. 

    Canola Council of Canada
    400-167 Lombard Avenue
    Winnipeg MB  
    R3B 0T6


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