Canola Community Connections

Registration is now open for the Water Security Agency (WSA)’s Point of Adequate Outlet (PAO) course. To register, contact Heather Davies. The one-day refresher course (for those who have previously taken a PAO course) will be held June 13 from 10am-3pm near Esterhazy, SK. Full introductory PAO course dates are as follows:
* June 10 online virtual session (9-11am) + June 12 field day near Moose Jaw, SK (9am-3pm)
* Sept 20 online virtual session (9-11am) + Sept 26 field day near Yorkton, SK (9am-3pm)
* Oct 4 online virtual session (9-11am) + Oct 9 field day near Moose Jaw, SK (9am-3pm)

2024 Farming Smarter Field School: June 26-27, Lethbridge, AB

Crop Diagnostic School will be back at the Ian N. Morrison Research Station (Carman, MB) from July 3-5, 2024 and July 9-11, 2024. Registration details will be available soon.

SaskCanola sponsored Summer 2024 events: Various dates and locations from July 10-24.

Saskatchewan Crop Diagnostic School: Hosted by Saskatchewan Agriculture and Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation (NARF), July 24 or 25 in Melfort, SK. Limited spaces are available, so register early to guarantee your spot. To register, click here.

BC Agricultural Water Infrastructure Program, which aims to increase adoption of efficient irrigation infrastructure and improve ag water supply and management in BC, is open to applications as of May 30. For more information, click here.

Cleanfarms’ ag plastic recycling: click here for what to recycle and where. Click here for more information about recycling large tote bags.

University of Manitoba Faculty Conversation: “What bugs a farmer’s crops? Assessing damage in canola” – Recording now available here. A conversation with researchers Alejandro Costamagna, Héctor Cárcamo and Canola Council agronomy specialist Keith Gabert on flea beetles and lygus bugs.

Tick Tactics: Understanding and avoiding ticks – a new podcast from Real Agriculture featuring Dr. Curtis Russell of Public Health Ontario (PHO).

Keep it Clean 2024 Product Advisory Webinar – Recording now available here.
Watch the webinar for an overview of the crop protection product and crop combinations that may cause market risks for the 2024 growing season.

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Canola Research Hub blog promotion

Read this Canola Research Hub blog: Thirteen new projects underway for CARP in 2024

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