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Agrology Update Memo: Stewardship in Spray Application

February 28, 2020

 
February 28, 2020

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Have you recently changed jobs or moved? Has your email address changed? Do you have a new mailing address or phone number?

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ARTICLING AGROLOGISTS UPDATE 

Attention Articling Agrologists: If your milestones and relevant experience are complete, contact the Provincial Office to get access to the last step in the articling program, which is the Professionalism & Ethics (P & E) online course and final exam.

Once you have completed all milestones including the P&E course and exam, submit the required reporting documents from the Articling Journal along with an online Full Member request to the provincial office. 

Your request will then be reviewed by the Admissions & Registration committee.

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The SIA Office is in the process of scheduling a date for the next admissions and registration committee meeting. Once finalized, the date will be advertised in next week`s Friday's Agrology Update Memo.


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Stewardship in Spray Application

Discover new ways of spray application at the 2020 SIA Convention and AGM with Tom Wolf PAg from Agrimetrix.

Tom is a spray application specialist, based in Saskatoon. He has over 30 years of research experience in spray technology, including work on spray drift, coverage, efficacy, sprayer cleanout, and waste disposal. At Agrimetrix, Tom conducts original research to support better spray application and consults within the industry to help introduce improved products and practices.  With Jason Deveau, Tom hosts and writes for the world’s number one sprayer website, Sprayers101.com.

Register today!

The deadline for early-bird registration is March 15!


SW Branch Tour

On February 19th, the SW SIA Branch visited the Haubrich Water Treatment Facility in Kindersley, SK. Michelle Steinke CCT, started the tour with a discussion on how the water is pumped from its source south of Kindersley to the Snipe Lake and CNR Reservoirs then to the plant. The group was shown how this raw water is taken through the plant to improve its quality to meet health and aesthetic objectives. The tour wrapped with a discussion on how the backwash wastewater is utilized through a wastewater agreement with the Town of Kindersley and the oil sector.


Bedpush 2020

The Agriculture Students Association within USASK College of Agriculture and Bioresources is holding its semi-annual Bedpush for Telemiracle fundraiser. They are actively looking for sponsors and donations.

Should you wish to make a donation, they will gladly accept a cash donation of any amount for Telemiracle. Click the link below to make your donation! Remember charitable donations are eligible for income tax receipts.

Telemiracle 44 will take place at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina on March 7, 2020.
             


 

featured agrologist


Lee Melle AAg
Agribusiness Assistant
Richardson Pioneer
Corrine, SK

At Richardson Pioneer, Lee builds relationships with customers, provides crop protection services, and gives agronomic advice that fits the needs of producers. He also assists in day-to-day operations within the facility.
 
"Because of my articling agrologist (AAg) designation, customers are confident in my abilities to provide accurate and up-to-date agricultural information.” Read More

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CONCERNED ABOUT THE PRACTICE OF AGROLOGY?

Every member has the responsibility to ensure that the public interest is served by the competent and ethical practice of agrology.

If you are concerned about the conduct or competence of an individual practicing agrology, there are steps that are required before you register a complaint. Go to the Register a Complaint site for more information.

 


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