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Canola Watch Webinar Series
April 13 @ 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: Wednesday, April 13, 2o22
TIME: 12:00 – 1:00pm CDT Winnipeg time
Plant Establishment remains one of the key manageable sources of achieving yield and quality of canola. Learn about new research in plant establishment, how to improve survival rate of canola seed and seeding tool optimization for the 2022 seeding season.
Jason Casselman, Canola Council of Canada
Jason Casselman is an Agronomy Specialist with the Canola Council of Canada has extension responsibilities covering the Peace Region of Alberta and British Columbia and is the team lead on Precision Ag, Plant Establishment and Profitability. Jason and his wife Lora farm in Cleardale Alberta and reside in Fairview. His previous experience was a Senior Agronomist with Richardson Pioneer in Fairview and Territory Account Manager for Monsanto and Bayer Crop Science in the Peace.
Kris Cherewyk, Väderstad Industries
Kris was born in Norquay SK and raised on the family grain farm south of town. Upon completing grade school in Norquay, Kris took agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan, graduating in 2009 with a major in Crop Science/Agronomy and a minor in Agribusiness. Kris has since held down several different positions relating to crop inputs as well as grain buying. For the past five years Kris has been with Vaderstad where he is an agronomist primarily based in western Canada. Kris’ main function is supporting both the sales and marketing and product development departments from a crop performance standpoint. In addition, Kris helps his folks on the family grain farm and is heavily involved in community functions in around the Norquay area.
Rob MacDonald, BASF Canada Inc
Received a BSc in Agriculture and Environmental Biology and an MSc in Herbicide Physiology, University of Guelph. Career at BASF has been focused on canola for 30 years. Currently the Agronomic Excellence Manager since its inception in 2013, responsible for managing the Agronomic Excellence research program in Western Canada. Areas of expertise: Canola Agronomy, Plant competition studies, Regulatory science and Canola environmental safety studies.
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 – Watch full recording
- Thursday, March 24, 2022 – Challenging Environmental Conditions: Adapting Canola Nutrient Management to Maximize Potential
- Wednesday, April 13, 2022 – Make Every Plant Count: Practical Tips To Maximizing Your Plant Stand