Lacombe Field Day set for the end of the month

The Field Crop Development Centre and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada will host the 2014 Lacombe Field Day on July 30.

The Field Crop Development Centre and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada will host the 2014 Lacombe Field Day on July 30.

Information will be provided on harvest weed seed control, new and potential barley varieties, choosing the right field pea varieties, the benefits of growing triticale, stripe rust management, the value of disease resistance, using exotic parents to create variability in breeding programs, increasing your chances of getting malt, and peas and faba beans.

The cost to attend is $20, which includes lunch. Registration will begin at 8 am, with the tour starting at the Field Crop Development Centre farm site south of Lacombe at 9 a.m.

To pre-register, contact Kristy at kristy.vogelzang@agr.gc.ca or 403-782-8100.

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