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July 2019

July 10 @ 8:30 am
Alberta Combine College

July 10 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Enmax Centre, 2510 Scenic Dr S
Lethbridge, AB T1K 1N2 Canada
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Alberta Canola and the Canola Council of Canada bring you the 2019 Alberta Combine College at the ENMAX Centre in Lethbridge. Combine College will feature presentations about managing harvest and measuring losses. It will include an update on market access from the Canola Council of Canada. Small group sessions will have hands-on combine optimization sessions and coaching sessions will help get you ready for harvest. At the end of the day, attendees will stay for a ‘mix and mingle’ where…

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July 11 @ 8:00 am
Farming Smarter Field School

July 11 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Farming Smarter, 211034 Hwy 512
Lethbridge County, AB T1J 5N9 Canada
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Make sure you register early! Field School is July 11 ONLY! This is a change and we anticipate it may sell out. Confirmed Speakers  Ken Coles & Dwayne Kirchner, Kirchner Machines  Topic:Precision planter equipment  Ken Coles, General Manager Farming Smarter Topic: precision agronomy Ted Haney, Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance  Topic: CBD & Hemp Ted represents the Canadian hemp industry in the domestic and international markets. He is dedicated to open and participatory democratic institutions and takes a candid and forthright…

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July 25 @ 8:00 am
Lethbridge Plot Hop

July 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farming Smarter, 211034 Hwy 512
Lethbridge County, AB T1J 5N9 Canada
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Keep checking! The agenda is now final! Waiting on CEU credits Participants listen to Reem Aboukhaddour, June 2018. Confirmed Speakers Dr. Claudia Sheedy AAFC lead in biobed pesticide rinsate project at Farming Smarter Will Van Roessel & Ryan Mercer  Seed Production—From A to Z Will and Ryan are independent seed growers and members of SeedNet that came together in 2010 and has growers with experience spanning 15-50 years. This long-held knowledge of growing, processing and selling seed drives its success.…

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July 30 @ 8:00 am
SEAWA Annual Tour

July 30 @ 8:00 am

The tour begins 8 am at Connaught Pond, Primrose Drive It continues 10 am at Saratoga Park Trail, (access through Factory St.) Learn about the importance of riparian areas, native shrubs and trees, invasive trees and their control, cottonwood propagation, and other subjects. Please register by July 25 by phone: 403-580-8980, or email 

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August 2019

August 12 @ 1:00 pm
Speak Up! Communication Workshop

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Farming Smarter Research site - 211034 Hwy 512, Lethbridge County   This interactive workshop is designed to help you find the right words to use when difficult or inaccurate claims are raised. What you'll learn: How to tell compelling stories that keep listeners interested and engaged The do's and don'ts of tough topics Successful ways to have a positive and meaningful conversation about food and farming

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August 17 @ 10:30 am
Open Farm Day

August 17 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Learning disguised as family fun!  Adults and children will have so much fun they won't realize they're learning something! Farming Smarter Research site - 211034 Hwy 512, Lethbridge County. We closed RSVP for the wagon rides at 8 am, but there is still room on the afternoon wagon. Come on over - the sun will be shinning by then! Look for our pin on Google and Iphone maps. The activity tent tends to be popular and kids can make things…

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September 2019

September 24 @ 8:00 am
Sustainable Ag Tour

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

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November 2019

November 12 @ 8:30 am
Regional Grain & Pulse Meeting – Vulcan

November 12 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Region 2 - Next Level Farming  Vulcan Lodge Hall Join us for commission updates, market insights, regional agronomy experts and water management information. Be one of the first 10 people to pre-register for any Next Level Farming meeting to secure a pair of wheat socks!  Register here

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November 13 @ 8:00 am
Nutrient Management-Today

November 13 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Presented by Lethbridge County and Lethbridge College Register today! Nutrients are some of the most costly inputs for agricultural producers.   This workshop delivers a hands on, practical approach to nutrient management to ensure you are getting the most from your nutrients.  There will be CCA CEUs available. The workshop will qualify Commercial Manure Applicators for the Canadian Agriculture Partnership— Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change Program. If you manage nutrients — This is for you! Featuring Dr. Jeff Schoenau, University…

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November 13 @ 8:00 am
Canola Discovery Forum

November 13 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm

The 2019 Canola Discovery Forum (CDF) takes place at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This event is a unique opportunity for consensus building and dialogue between all canola industry stakeholders. The theme this year is Integrated Pest Management (IPM). REGISTRATION CLOSES Wednesday, November 6 Use CDF 2019 to provide your feedback on major opportunities and challenges facing the industry, learn about cutting-edge canola innovation that is helping to advance sustainable, profitable canola production, and have your say on…

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