Canola Watch Webinar Series
February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us on an upcoming Canola Watch webinar, hosted by the CCC, Manitoba Canola Growers, SaskCanola and Alberta Canola. This monthly webinar series will highlight new agronomic resources, the latest research results and agronomy tips. There will also be lots of opportunities for questions and great panel discussions.
Register for the next webinar in the series:
DATE: Thursday, February 24, 2o22
TIME: 12:00 – 1:00pm CST
Weeds remain the number one manageable source of yield loss! Listen in as we talk about new research in weed control, herbicide resistance, impact of drought on weed control and tips for applying pesticides and keeping your crop export ready.
Ian Epp, Agronomy Specialist, Canola Council of Canada
Ian Epp was raised on a family grain farm near Blaine Lake SK, where he continues to be involved in the operation. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a B.Sc. in Agriculture, majoring in Agronomy. Since October 2015 Ian has been an Agronomy Specialist with the Canola Council of Canada. Ian is the CCC’s sustainability lead and assists in public affairs regarding pesticides, his areas of interest include weed control and herbicide resistance.
Kim Brown Livingston, Weed Specialist, Manitoba Agriculture and Rural Development
Kim was raised on a mixed farm near Rivers, MB and attended University of Manitoba for an Agronomy degree followed by an MSc in Soil Science. She spent many years with AAFC and MB Agriculture in research and extension, and has been with MASC as both an adjustor and an agent. She spent several years in private industry working as an agronomist in northwest MB and northeast SK. Kim is long time 4-H member and leader and a Certified Crop Advisor since 1998.
Rob Gulden, Professor, University of Manitoba
Rob Gulden is a Professor at the University of Manitoba focusing on Crop and Weed Management. He grew up on a family farms in Europe and Manitoba and completed graduate degrees in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Guelph, ON, before returning to Manitoba for his current appointment. His research focus and interests include crop-weed competition, volunteer canola management, crop and weed seed characteristics, plant spatial arrangement, agronomic factors that affect seed quality in crops, and biostatistics.
Mark your calendars with the additional webinar dates:
- Genetics, Environment and Management: Finding room for improvement – Watch full recording
- Maximizing Hybrid Potential: Targeting traits to improve yield and consistency – Watch full recording
- Messy Fields to Bigger Yields: Entomology research on pests and beneficial insects in canola – Watch full recording
- Thursday, February 24, 2022 – Pesticide update: With a herbicide focus – Register now
- Thursday, March 24, 2022
- Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Stay tuned for further details and registration opportunities.