Canola Community Connections

Alberta Canola Grower Engagement Meeting – January 6, 10:00-11:30, online. Pre-registration is required. Registration and information.

SaskCanola AGM – January 11, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon. The live event includes lunch, and will be held in conjunction with other commissions’ AGMs. The SaskCanola AGM will review audited financials and activities from the previous year. Market analysts Chuck Penner and Marlene Boersch will present on the state of commodity markets. Registered canola producers are eligible to vote on motions and resolutions. To bring forward a resolution to the AGM, please contact the SaskCanola office at 306-975-0262 or Registration and information.

Manitoba Canola Growers survey to identify research priorities. Farmers and agronomists, please take the survey and be entered to win a Dewalt cordless impact wrench.

Canola On-Farm Research Program Discussion – Manitoba, January 11, 11:00-12:30. Please join Manitoba Canola Growers for an online discussion about the development and direction of its Canola On-Farm Research Program. Details.

Agronomy Update – Alberta, January 11-12. Alberta Canola is a host of this online virtual event. Registration and information.

Canola Watch Webinar Series – Canola organizations will co-host six webinars through the winter. The next one is January 13 at NOON CST. The topic is “Messy fields to bigger yields: Entomology research on pests and beneficial insects in canola”. Registration and information.

Alberta Canola AGM – January 25, 10:00 to noon, online. Registration and information.

Verticillium stripe workshop – February 10, 9:00 to noon CST, online. The event will include four presentations plus Q&A. SAVE THE DATE. More details to come.

CropConnect – February 16-17, Victoria Inn, Winnipeg. Manitoba Canola Growers is part of the host committee. Registration and information. 

Learn to Lead – Saskatchewan, March 18 & 19, 2022. Application deadline is February 4, 2022. We will let successful applicants know by February 18, 2022. Event page. Application form. Sponsors are SaskBarley, Sask Oats, Sask Pulse Growers, and Sask Wheat. Registration is valued at $2,500 per person, with the cost covered by SaskCanola and the sponsors.

Mental health check. 2021 was a challenging production year for many farmers, especially younger farmers who may not have experienced anything quite like it. This can add to anxiety already elevated by the pandemic, family management, and so much more. Use the stress lines to start a conversation and take that first step. Visit for resources, crisis lines and websites that can help with your mental well-being.