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Farming Smarter Field School

June 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

$195

Our maximum-punch summer Learning Adventure!

Two identical days so that you can pick the one that fits your busy schedule. 

Wednesday is sold out! 

Some people get right into it at #FSFS

Expanded Information: 

Morning:

45 minute rotating sessions

Session #1 – Paint Bees By Numbers

  • Neonic exposure
  • Leaf cutter and honey bees behaviour

Session #2 – Hide and Seek Diseases

  • Spore Trapping
  • Disease diagnostics (canola, wheat, peas)

Session #1 – Pokemon Go Find Weeds & Weed Stratego

  • Bayer smartphone weed ID app
  • Wild oat multiple resistance
  • Crop competition and time of seeding

Session #2 – Steel Hero Crushes Weeds 

  • Autonomous weed robot
    Alex Ramirez-Serrano, 4Front Robotics

 

 

 

 

Afternoon:

 

30 minute rotating sessions 

Planter Modules:

a.) Bobbin’ for Corn 

  • Key findings from dryland grain corn project
  • Crop rotation, nitrogen fertility, row spacing and seeding rates
  • Planters and tillage, strip – tillage and zero – tillage

b.) Uno Canola

  • Precision planters and canola
  • Row spacing vs. planting density
  • Small plot vs. field scale

c.) Crop Domino

  • Planters and pulses (peas, lentils, chickpeas & faba beans)

Includes continuing education credits for CCA & CCSC
Watch this post for details as they become available.

 

Details

Start:
June 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Cost:
$195

Organizer

Farming Smarter
Phone:
(403) 317-0022
Website:
farmingsmarter.com

Venue

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