Coming events


Click here for more information on the following events.

July 25 — 2013 Lacombe Field Day, Lacombe

July 30 — Battle River Research Plot Tour, Stettler

July 31 and August 1 — Canola “Galla” 2013 at Crop Diversification Centre South in Brooks, AB. The canola field day is about clubroot management, and much more, including sweep net skills and interpreting sweep net results, how to maximize the impact beneficial insects and pollinators, how to identify and manage other canola diseases, how to identify weeds and prevent herbicide resistant weeds from developing on your farm. The event will run from 9:30am to 1:30pm at the. An excursion to the clubroot nursery west of Brooks is available in the afternoon, for those interested. Note that it is the same event on both days, so plan to attend one day or the other, but not both. Lunch will be provided. For more information and to register, contact Jan Lepp at or 403-362-132. There is no fee for attending these field day events, but pre-registration is necessary. Deadline for registration is July 22.


Public crop research field days:

July 30/31 — Indian Head. Crop Diagnostics School. Click here to pre-register.


July 25 – Crop Research Organization of Portage (CROP) Field Day at the Canada Manitoba Crop Diversification Centre at Portage la Prairie. The event starts at 3:00, includes a tour of the Ultimate Canola Challenge site and dinner. For more information, contact CMCDC at 204-857-4441 or the Portage MAFRI Office at 204-239-3352.

July 30 – Disease scouting clinic and combine loss refresher, Portage la Prairie, Ultimate Canola Challenge site. Click here for time, location and registration.