Canola Community Connections

New Canola Watch podcasts. Canola Watch has an eight-episode “scientists” series that ran from October 26 to December 14. Find them here. The latest episodes:
Do soil tests measure the right nitrogen pool? with Richard Farrell and Fran Walley
Why is clubroot resistance such a challenge? with Edel Pérez-López

Manitoba Agronomists Conference – December 14-15, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. Theme: “Dialing down the heat: Agronomic solutions to climate change.” Registration is now closed online, but interested attendees can email Vanessa Falk at for a late registration.  Information and registration

Alberta Canola Grower Engagement Meetings – One more… December 15 in Grande Prairie. Information and registration

SaskCanola’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) – January 10, NOON at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon, in conjunction with other crop commissions in the province. Information and registration

Alberta’s Agronomy Update – January 10-11. Online only. Timely agronomic information for farmers and agronomists. Information and registration 

Alberta Canola Conference – January 17-18, Lethbridge, Alberta. This two-day event makes its debut in Lethbridge, and includes the 33rd Alberta Canola Annual General Meeting and the all new Alberta Canola Research Symposium. Information and registration

Ag Days – January 17-19, Keystone Centre, Brandon, Manitoba. Canola Morning is January 17. Information

Irrigated Crop Production Update – January 26, Sandman Signature Lethbridge Lodge, Lethbridge, Alberta. Details to come.

Top Notch Farming. SaskCanola host the one-day meeting – with market outlooks, agronomy, research, health and policy updates – at five locations: January 31 at North Battleford, February 1 at Saskatoon, February 7 in Regina, February 8 in Swift Current and February 15 in Melfort. Information and registration

CropConnect 2023 – February 15-16, Victoria Inn and Convention Centre in Winnipeg. Information and registration

Canadian Crops Convention – March 7-9, Ottawa, Ontario. The theme is strategies to help Canadian agriculture adapt and thrive in these unique times. Information and registration

Soils and Crops Conference – March 7-8, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The annual workshop has updates on current research in the areas of soils, crops and economics. Presenters include researchers, faculty and graduate students from across Western Canada. Information and registration

A survey on insect management extension in Alberta. By participating in a survey on entomological extension, Alberta producers can be involved in shaping the direction of entomological extension in Alberta. The survey is a MSc project out of the University of Alberta, and can be accessed here.