Event Info

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Balgonie, SK
Balgonie Multiplex

Cost: $20

Come on out and take in some great presentations by leading industry specialists and researchers:

– Michelle Ross, University of Saskatchewan

  • Private and socially optimal nitrogen fertilizer rates for canola production in Saskatchewan
    • Using Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation producer reported field-level data on canola inputs, this presentation will look at the economically optimal nitrogen application rate in canola, and assess the impacts of a tax on nitrogen fertilizer emissions.

– Bill May, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

  • 2023 AAFC Indian Head agronomy research update
    • This presentation will look at the results of various projects conducted by the AAFC Indian Head agronomy research team including chickpea & flax intercropping, lentil & camelina intercropping, oat row spacing, and more.

– Christiane Catellier, IHARF

  • On-farm trial results from 2023 field-scale research conducted across Saskatchewan
    • During the 2023 growing season, a new program was initiated where researchers and agronomists worked directly with growers on their own farms to conduct field-scale trials. This presentation will discuss the results of projects from across Saskatchewan looking at nitrogen fixing bacteria in wheat and canola and seeding rates in lentils and barley.

– Dr. Alireza Akhavan, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

  • 2023 Saskatchewan canola diseases and updates
    • This presentation will share the status of important canola diseases in the province based on data obtained through the three Saskatchewan provincial canola disease monitoring programs in 2023. This includes the most updated results from lab testing for clubroot and verticillium stripe; a relatively new canola disease first observed in Saskatchewan canola production in 2021.

– Chris Holzapfel, IHARF

  • 2023 IHARF agronomy research update
    • Chris will be discussing the results of various trials conducted by IHARF during the 2023 growing season, including foliar-applied nitrogen fixing bacteria in wheat and canola, lentil response to residual nitrogen, PGR effects on various wheat varieties, and more.

– Ember Simpson, Saskatchewan Water Security Agency

  • Agriculture water management update

    • This presentation will look at the results of numerous drainage projects and the effects on subsequent crops, along with providing an update on current drainage regulations.

Approved CCA CEU’s: 1NM, 1SW, 1.5PM, 2CM, 0.5PD



Balgonie Multiplex