Dr. Linda Jewell a Research Scientist in Plant Pathology with Agriculture Agri-Food Canada will be speaking during a webinar at Olds College on Tuesday, December 12th. The topic will be Understanding and Managing Foraging Diseases. It is free and open to producers from the region and students so they can learn about the latest beef cattle research.
There is an opportunity on Tuesday, December 12th for producers from the region to join students for a free webinar session to learn about the latest beef cattle research and how they can apply it to their own operation.
It will be the first in a series of webinar sessions, thanks to a partnership between Olds College and the Beef Cattle Research Council.
Kaley Segboer is the Business Development Coordinator for the Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production at Olds College. She says the viewing will allow producers with less than ideal technology and internet at home to participate in the webinar.
It is slated for 5pm this Tuesday in the Bell e-Learning Centre at Olds College in room 954/955 and the topic will be Understanding and Managing Foraging Diseases.
Segboer says the speaker will be Dr. Linda Jewell - a Research Scientist in Plant Pathology with Agriculture Agri-Food Canada.
Olds College will continue to present the drop in webinar viewing series into 2018 with the events being held monthly.
The first one in the new year will be on January 23rd. The topic will be Preventing Reproductive Wrecks with Dr. Cheryl Waldner from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.
Visit oldscollege.ca for more information including a list of the entire series of upcoming webinars.
Two venues in Olds will now be referred to as the Big Rack MegaDome as well as the Big Rack Cow Palace Events Centre. The naming rights announcement was made during Summer Synergy on Tuesday, July 10th by the Olds Regional Exhibition and Big Rack Rentals.