PEACE REGION CLUBROOT RESPONSE WORKSHOP
 
Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
 
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
 
Location: Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre Grande Prairie
No Charge to attend but pre-registration is required
Doors open at 8:30am with coffee served
 
 
4 CCA Credits available:
  • Integrated Pest Management CEUs: 3
  • Crop Management CEUs: 1
 
ABOUT THE EVENT
 
The clubroot response workshop brings together the science, the agronomy, and the practical perspective of farmers.
 
Topics:
 
  • understanding the clubroot pathogen
  • the science behind mitigating the effects of clubroot
  • understanding clubroot resistance and breakdown
  • growing canola in the presence of clubroot
  • regulation and enforcement of clubroot policies
 
Speakers include: (click here for bios)
 
  • John Guelly, Alberta farmer & Chair of Alberta Canola
  • Gregory Sekulic, Canola Council of Canada Agronomy Specialist
  • Keisha Hollman,  University of Alberta Masters Student 
  • Dan Orchard, Canola Council of Canada Agronomy Specialist
  • Michael Harding, Alberta Agriculture & Forestry Research Scientist
  • Aaron Van Beers, Leduc County Manager of Agricultural Services
  • Sheila Kaus, Big Lakes County Agriculture Fieldman