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Agronomy Update 2016 Promises to Be Another Exciting Soils and Crops Exposition (PCN Winter 2016) JAN 11 2016 | Consumers and Producers | Pulse Crop News

This article appeared in the Winter 2016 issue of Pulse Crop News.

The Agronomy Update 2016 conference is at the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel on Jan. 19 and 20, 2016. Grain producers, crop advisors and industry partners will have an opportunity to hear 30 presentations from leading agriculture research scientists and agronomists about soil and crop issues in Alberta. It’s a great opportunity to network!

The Agronomy Update 2016 agenda includes:

  • New clubroot strains in Alberta
  • Fusarium Head Blight: provincial maps and management
  • CGC changes to wheat classes: implications for producers
  • Red lentil agronomy
  • Marketing pea and faba bean
  • Wireworm and cutworm updates
  • Recent research results for the economic threshold of lygus bug
  • Long term implications of P and K decline
  • And much more…

Kevin Hursh is the guest speaker presenting on the economic benefits to the farm by adding diversity to crop rotations.

Certified Crop Advisors, Certified Crop Science Consultants and holders of Pesticide Applicator Certificates are eligible to obtain Continuing Education units at Agronomy Update 2016.

Registration for Agronomy Update 2016 cost, if you register before Jan. 8, is $120 per person. To register by credit card or cheque, call the Ag-Info Centre toll-free at 1-800-387-6030.