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Speakers announced for Herbicide-Resistance Summit

This year’s Herbicide-Resistance Summit will feature a number of leading researchers to discuss the key issues the industry faces with herbicide resistance. Here’s a look at some of the speakers featured – more to come!

Preparing your successor

Three of every four agricultural businesses will change hands in the next 10 years as Canada’s producers and farm owners retire. Unfortunately, research shows that as few as one in three family-owned businesses will survive the transition. One of the major reasons for this failure is lack of planning.

New online version of the Inspection of Soil-Pest Assessment Forms

OMAFRA has conducted a soft launch of the new online version of the Inspection of Soil-Pest Assessment Forms for the purchase of neonicotinoid treated corn and soybean seeds from Class 12 Vendors.
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Winter wheat and cover crops for improved soil health

“We can see there are measurable benefits with winter wheat in the rotation,” says Laura Van Eerd, an associate professor with the University of Guelph-Ridgetown. “There are benefits in improved organic matter and increased water filtration. [Research] shows there are also corn and soybean yield bumps and corn needs less applied nitrogen fertilizer with wheat in the rotation.” » Read more...
Feature 2

Lessons learned from #plant17: Dealing with saturated soil

Once farmers gained access to fields this spring, many struggled with what to plant into the still over-wet ground. Few crops fare well in a muddy, smeared seedbed. However, some crops can tolerate moderately wet feet better than others – corn can manage slightly more moisture stress than soybeans and oats tend to suffer less than barley. » Read more...

Trimble Triple Play Farmer Event

October 24
Location: Saskatoon
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