Connections – July 22

Canola Watch has many valued connections, including the Canola Council of Canada, SaskCanola, Alberta Canola and Manitoba Canola Growers, as well as research institutions, government extension departments, ag businesses, universities and other commodity groups. This section provides timely support for canola-related projects outside of Canola Watch.

SaskCanola virtual booth at Ag In Motion’s online Discovery Plus. AIM has gone virtual for 2020. Registered attendees can start viewing the exhibitor showcase right away. Through its virtual booth, SaskCanola also has a special offer and specific viewing times for its crop plot video. Find all the details here.

Prairie Pest Monitoring Network has a new website. As part of the redesign, people who had subscribed to their updates need to re-subscribe. If you don’t already subscribe, this is a great time to start.

Manitoba Canola Growers #canolachat contest. Snap a canola selfie and share it with Manitoba Canola Growers @canolagrowers through Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #canolachat. The picture can be of yourself, your kids, your pets or, if you are shy, it can be just a canola field. You will be entered to win a canola prize pack and $100 gift card to a local restaurant of your choice.

Manitoba Crop Diagnostic School goes virtual. The virtual part of the School is password protected and goes live as of July 7 and continues to be live until August 7.  Early bird pricing is $100 until June 26, then goes to $125. Focus areas for 2020 are: weeds, crop nutrition/soil health, entomology, crop pathology, cereal management and pulse management. Registration and information.