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Canola Discovery Forum

Monday, October 22 - Tuesday, October 23

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The 2018 Canola Discovery Forum is being held at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity on Monday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 23. Registration will open Monday at 12:30 p.m. with the meeting getting underway at 1:00 p.m.

Monday October 22, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Goals of the Canola Discovery Forum program
  • Panel: Canola Council of Canada Agronomy Specialists discuss key messaging for 2018/19 extension year
  • Panel: How can we manage prospective loss of key agronomy tools?

Tuesday October 23, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Full Day Stand Establishment Workshop

  • Upcoming projects/initiatives in canola stand establishment
  • Seeding equipment manufacturers panel: Strategic direction for canola seeding implements
  • Herbicide stewardship
  • Fertility for optimum stand establishment
  • Early season insects and the effect of plant densities on insect thresholds
  • Changing the game: InVigor Rate data analysis
  • Elevator pitches***: New stand establishment solutions that will bring value to Canadian canola growers
  • Challenges and solutions from other small-seeded crops
  • Secondary Dormancy
  • Genetics & stand establishment


***Interested in presenting your new tool for assessing or improving stand establishment at the 2018 Canola Discovery Forum? Contact Autumn Barnes by September 1st ([email protected] or 403-360-0206) to apply for the elevator pitch session on Tuesday, October 23***


Monday, October 22
Tuesday, October 23
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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive
Banff, Alberta
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