Winter canola has proven to be a profitable crop forproducers in Kansasin recent years, leading to an exciting future and a need for furthereducation. Producers will have the opportunity to learn more about successfulwinter canola production practices and risk management at two productionschools in March.

Topics will include stand establishment; planting date;harvest management; fertility; variety selection; pest, disease, and weed control;insurance; and marketing.

Dates and locations include:

March 11 - Pratt; Pratt County Fair Building; 10:30 a.m.Lunch will be provided. RSVP to the Pratt County Extension Office 620-672-6121by March 7.

March 13 - Concordia; Heavy's BBQ meeting room, 103 W. 7th St.10:00 a.m. Lunch will be sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis. RSVP to the Cloud CountyExtension office 785-243-8185 by March 10.

The schools are free. To ensure adequate food and programmaterials are available, the organizers are requesting that participantspre-register.

Risk management schools fulfill the requirements of theUSDA-RMA sponsored project "Bringing Risk Management Tools to Kansas WinterCanola Producers."

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