Tuesday , 22 June 2021

Clubroot workshop coming Monday for latest know-how on the crop killing disease

A clubroot workshop is happening on Monday at Flat Lake Hall.

The meeting from 10:00am-3:00pm covers topics of the patch management of clubroot, a research update on clubroot in Alberta, and a farmer’s perspective on clubroot management.

Those interested to register by today (Feb. 7) for the workshop.

There are a few featured speakers including Scott Keller farmer and agronomist from New Norway and Dan Orchard, agronomy specialist, Canola Council of Canada.

Local organizations including the Lakeland Agricultural Research Association and Agriculture Financial Services Corporation in St. Paul is involved with the workshop along with the M.D. of Bonnyville and County of St. Paul and they will provide updates within the municipalities.

Connie Cherniwch and Desarie Malysh from AFSC-St. Paul will also speak along with Alyssa Krone from Lakeland Agricultural Research Association.

Call or text Keith (780-645-0154) or Janice (780-207-0560) to register.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.