Coming events

BCGPA’s Annual Field Crop Tour and BBQ is today, July 14, at 4:00 p.m. at the Fort St. John research farm. CCC agronomy specialist Erin Brock is speaking. Visit the BCGPA website for contact information.

AAFC’s Scott Field Day is Friday, July 16. The event starts at 10:00 at the Scott, Sask., centre, with tours starting at 11:00. Topics include long-term crop rotations and developments in dandelion control. For more information, call Sherrilyn Phelps at 306-446-7475 or cell 306-441-0480.

Other AAFC tours for Saskatchewan: AAFC and IHARF, July 20 at Indian Head; and AAFC and NERF, July 21 at Melfort. Contacts are Daphne Cruise for Indian Head, 306-694-3587; and Kim Stonehouse for Melfort, 306-878-8807.

WADO’s summer tour is July 21 at Melita, Man. It begins with a free lunch at noon in the back shop of the DB Murray John Deere Dealership. Tour highlights include intercropping research with peas and canola grown together under many different combinations. For more information, call Scott Day at 204-522-3256 or cell 204-534-7633 or visit the WADO website.

Combine Performance Clinic July 27 and 28 in Vegreville, Alta. CCC and Alberta Canola Producers Commission present the one-day clinic with tips to cut combine losses, which can be 3-5 bushels per acre. Click here for more information or to register online. Space is limited to 250 per day. CCA credits are available. For more on combine settings, listen to Doug Moisey on ACPC radio.