AgriSuite Workshop
Dec 07, 2022

Join SCRCA and OMAFRA for a free AgriSuite Workshop on Wed Dec. 7, 2022 from 10am-12pm at the Warwick Community Centre (7074 Egremont Rd, Warwick) to learn about OMAFRA’s free suite of decision support tools that can help reduce environmental impact and improve productivity and profitability on farm. Learn about the new AgriSuite tools and calculators available, the agronomic principles embedded within these tools, and how to use them. Bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone for the practical session where you will be able to develop a Field Management Plan for a field of interest (this information is not collected, it is for your use) during which OMAFRA extension specialists will be available to provide assistance and answer questions.

The workshop is FREE and lunch will be provided. Registration is required. This workshop will offer 2 CCA CEUs and is an OSCIA-recognized KSE for approved OFCAF Nitrogen Management projects. For more details and to register, visit:

Enhanced efficiency nitrogen fertilizers
Dec 09, 2022

Enhanced efficiency fertilizers (EEFs) are forms of fertilizer designed to reduce nutrient losses to the environment and increase nutrient availability to crops. There are many EEF choices on the market, but it's essential to understand each product and its mode of action in relation to your needs. Learn more about EEFs in this webinar, featuring Alan Blaylock, senior agronomist, from Nutrien. There are 1.0 NM CEU credits available.

Maximizing Your Nitrogen Fertilizer Dollar
Nov 23 - Dec 14, 2022

Maximizing Your Nitrogen Fertilizer Dollar is a 4-part webinar series where participants can join academic, extension and grower experts to discuss maximizing N-use efficiency using available tools, BMPs, and new technology Session 1: Overview - the science of N, the N-cycle and emissions Session 2: Maximizing N-use efficiency - horticulture crops Session 3: Maximizing N-use efficiency - field crops Session 4: Maximizing N-use efficiency - livestock & manure.

Session dates:

November 23, 2022. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., 0.5 NM and 0.5 CM CEUs

November 30, 2022. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., 0.5 NM and 0.5 SW CEUs

December 7, 2022. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., 0.5 NM and 0.5 CM CEUs

December 14, 2022. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., 1.0 NM CEUs

To register:

CCA Conference
Jan 10 - 11, 2023
Best Western Lamplighter Inn in London, ON

Instead of the usual two-day format for the CCA Conference, we have opted for an evening reception the night before (Jan. 10th) and a full day (Jan. 11th) of continuing education. The night before, January 10th, we will have a networking portion and our CCA Board Mentees from the Mentorship program will present their projects. The following day (January 11th) will be a full day of seven presentations. The 2023 CCA Conference will be held at the Best Western Lamplight in London, Ontario. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Organic Agronomy Training
Jan 05 - 13, 2023

This training is intended for private and public sector agrologists and agronomists who want to respond to the growing demand from producers for more information about organic grain production. While the course was designed with the Prairies in mind, agronomists in other ecoregions will learn universal principles of organic production. The course will be offered over five 75 minutes live (and recorded) online sessions over two weeks in January 2023. The sessions cover introductory material on: • Crop rotations and nutrient management • Crop establishment, seeding and tillage • Insects, weeds and disease management, and • Soil health

Agronomists can pose questions throughout the trainings, either live or via email after viewing recorded sessions. Questions will be addressed in the final training on January 13th.

Grain farmers considering a transition to organic or current practitioners who want to learn the theory and latest science will also find the course valuable.

The course is free to all, but registration is required.

Pesticide Vendor Certification Course
Oct 24, 2022 - Apr 04, 2023

The Pesticide Vendor Certification Course - Online covers the same content as the PVCC - 2 Day. The participants will have 10 days to complete the online course. It will take approximately 14 hours to complete, but students can choose when within those 10 days they do the 9 modules. The activities within the modules include case studies, quizzes and on-line discussions amongst the students and the instructor.

Dates are: October 24, 2022 and November 21, 2022 (online)

Dates are: January 19, February 14, February 22, February 28, March 7, March 21, March 24, March 31, April 4 (in-person)

Registration for in-person:

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