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Less canola and soybeans, more wheat seeded in 2018

Canadian farmers reported seeding less land to canola and soybeans – crops that were both at record levels in 2017 – according to the results of Statistics Canada’s June field crop survey on seeded areas.

Canadian government invests in ginseng

Canada’s ginseng industry will receive a boost thanks to an investment of $360,521 to the Ontario Ginseng Growers' Association to help promote and pursue new markets.

La Coop fédérée and Maizex Seeds enter into joint venture partnership

The national agri-food co-operative and distributor of seeds under the Elite brand has entered into a joint venture partnership with Maizex Seeds, a corn and soybean seed company based in Tilbury, Ont. La Coop recently purchased the grain and crop production input assets of Cargill.
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Canola Hybrids

Mixing up canola hybrids

Could using up leftover seed varieties improve yield? Greg Stamp of Stamp Seeds ran demonstration trials to see if a blend of canola hybrids would perform better than just planting one of the hybrids. » Read more

Understanding residual nitrogen in canola production systems

Could your management decisions have spillover effects? Researchers in Manitoba monitored a study site for an additional two years to see what effect the previous N management practices had over the long term. » Read more

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