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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!
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
30 minute rotating sessions
- 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.