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Genetically modified wheat found in Alberta

Japan and South Korea have suspended Canadian wheat shipments after the discovery of genetically modified wheat in Alberta.

Ontario bean planting near completion

Bean there, done that – Ontario’s latest crop report shows mixed reactions by crops to the dry warm weather. With another discovery of stripe rust, the report also shares what pests and diseases need to be monitored at this time.

New partnership promotes mental health support network in Canadian agriculture

Farm Credit Canada is contributing $50,000 to facilitate mental health first aid training for producers and industry professionals in select communities across Canada in a one-year pilot project.
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Harvest weed seed control

Harvest weed seed control

“There’s always going to be bugs to work out, but they can be very effective in helping us manage the herbicide resistance that we’re currently facing.” Breanne Tidemann shares insight on Australia’s harvest weed seed control practices and their potential for Canada. » Read more
Cover your ground

Cover your ground, and a lot more, between crops

The number of farms using winter cover crops in Ontario nearly doubled between 2011 and 2016, according to Statistics Canada. The increase in popularity inspired research into the influence of cover crops on soil health and nitrogen fertility. » Read more

Alberta canolaPALOOZA

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Lacombe, Alta.
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