canoLAB 2017

Attend ​the ​Saskatchewan ​canoLAB ​2017 ​in ​Regina ​at ​the Queensbury Convention Centre ​on ​either ​Wednesday, ​February ​15 ​or ​Thursday, ​February, ​16. ​Proudly ​hosted ​by ​the Canola Council of Canada and SaskCanola, ​canoLAB ​is ​a ​hands-on, ​interactive ​workshop ​that ​features ​live ​canola ​plants ​and ​insects. ​Participants ​rotate ​through ​sessions ​focused ​on ​current ​canola ​production ​topics ​and ​led ​by ​Western ​Canada's ​top ​researchers ​and ​extension ​people. 

CANOLAB ​IS ​BEING ​HELD ​FOR ​THE ​FIRST ​TIME ​IN ​REGINA! 
A ​one-day ​workshop ​that ​runs ​from ​8:00 ​am ​to ​4:30 ​pm 
Register ​for ​either ​Wednesday, ​February ​15 ​or ​Thursday, ​February ​16 
Each ​day ​is ​identical. A ​hot ​lunch ​will ​be ​provided. 
Registration ​fee ​is ​$150 ​plus ​GST - click here to register now!
Free ​parking ​is ​available ​at ​the ​venue. 

Approved CCA Credits:
Nutrient Management: 1
Soil & Water Management: 0
Integrated Pest Management: 5
Crop Management: 2
Professional Development: 0
Manure Management: 0

CCSC ​credits ​are ​being ​applied ​for. 

SESSION ​& ​SPEAKERS ​(SUBJECT ​TO ​CHANGE) 

SOIL ​TESTS ​AND ​SOIL ​FERTILITY ​ 
An ​in-depth ​look ​at ​soil ​test ​results ​and ​making ​soil ​fertility ​recommendations ​on ​those ​results. ​ 
Jeff Schoenau (University of Saskatchewan), Troy McInnis (Prairie Plains Agro) and Warren Ward (Canola Council of Canada)

INSECT ​PESTS ​AND ​BENEFICIALS 
A ​focus ​on ​all ​things ​Weevil: ​the ​Cabbage ​Seed ​Pod ​Weevil ​lifecycle; ​management ​strategies; ​assessing ​damage; ​and ​managing ​pests ​while ​keeping ​in ​mind ​beneficial ​insects. ​ 
Tyler ​Wist ​(AAFC ​Saskatoon),Scott Hartley (Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture) and Gregory Sekulic ( Canola Council of Canada)

SWEDE MIDGE
This is your chance to see Swede Midge up close and personal. Learn the lifecycle of Swede Midge, scouting methods, how to assess damage and future research focus.
Boyd Mori (AAFC Saskatoon), Meghan Vankosky (AAFC Saskatoon) and Keith Gabert (Canola Council of Canada)

HERBICIDE ​ACTION ​AND ​INJURY 
A ​look ​at ​different ​injury ​symptoms ​that might be seen in ​the ​field. ​See ​how ​canola ​recovers ​from ​a ​range ​of ​herbicide ​applications, ​and ​take ​a ​close ​look ​at ​new ​chemistries ​and ​how ​they ​affect ​canola ​and ​other ​crops. ​ 
Clark ​Brenzil ​(Saskatchewan ​Ministry ​of ​Agriculture), Linda ​Matthews ​(University ​of ​Saskatchewan) and Ian Epp (Canola Council of Canada)

TEMPERATURE ​INVERSIONS ​AND ​TANK ​MIXES ​GONE ​WRONG 
Learn ​how ​temperature ​inversions ​work ​and ​risk ​factors ​on ​the ​farm ​with ​a ​live ​spraying ​demonstration. ​Find ​out ​how ​to ​avoid ​tank ​mixes ​that ​just ​do ​not ​work and a look ​at ​spray ​patterns ​and ​tank ​clean-out ​issues. ​ 
Brian ​Caldwell ​(Agrimetrix ​Research ​& ​Training) and Shawn Senko (Canola Council of Canada)

STAND ​ESTABLISHMENT 
What ​is ​the ​ideal ​canola ​stand ​density? ​New ​data ​and ​live ​plant ​samples ​will ​help ​you ​set ​plant ​density ​goals ​that ​best ​balance ​risk, ​economics ​and ​profit. ​ 
Murray ​Hartman ​(Alberta ​Agriculture ​and ​Forestry) and Dan Orchard (Canola Council of Canada) 

DISEASE ​MANAGEMENT 
Is it blackleg? Root Rot? Both? Learn ​how ​to ​identify ​blackleg ​in ​the ​field, ​and ​how ​to ​manage ​this ​complex ​disease. ​Also ​take ​a ​close ​look ​at ​Sclerotinia, ​and ​how ​to ​manage ​this ​in ​rotation ​with ​other ​host ​crops. ​ 
Barbara ​Ziesman ​(Saskatchewan ​Ministry ​of ​Agriculture), Gary ​Peng ​(AAFC ​Saskatoon) and Clinton Jurke (Canola Council of Canada)

CANOLA ​CRUSHING ​AND ​END-USE 
What ​happens ​to ​canola ​once ​it ​leaves ​your ​farm? ​Learn ​about ​the ​crush ​process, ​market ​development ​and ​how ​canola ​oil ​stands ​up ​to ​its ​competitors ​in ​the ​world ​market. ​ 
Joey Vanneste (Canadian Grain Commission) and Len Anderson (Milligan Biofuels)

A ​room ​block ​has ​been ​secured ​at ​the ​Residence ​Inn ​Marriott ​Regina ​for ​this ​event. ​Details ​provided ​with ​registration. 

Space ​is ​limited! ​Register ​today ​to ​avoid ​disappointment!