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Combatting dry conditions in Ontario

Overall dry conditions and insufficient rainfall in Ontario has resulted in a stressful season. With forecasted storms for many Ontario regions, OMAFRA breaks down how growers can make the most of the moisture in their latest crop report.

BASF closes acquisition of businesses and assets from Bayer

BASF has closed the acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer, including the canola seeds business in Canada. The acquisition was one of the final steps before Monsanto could be fully integrated into Bayer.

Room for improvement in corn yield

Producers in Manitoba are enjoying the blessings of better genetics, better agronomics and better practices, leading to bin-busting yields, but there’s still room at the top for more.
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Blackleg control strategies

Tighter canola rotations have meant an increase in the damaging types of the blackleg pathogen. However, properly identifying the disease through scouting will help canola producers assess their risk of blackleg and guide them when selecting blackleg-resistant hybrids. » Learn more

A balancing act: improving pre-harvest sprouting tolerance in wheat and malting barley

Pre-harvest sprouting – germination of the grain while it is still in the head – can cause costly losses in Prairie cereal crops. Research is underway for elite wheat and barley varieties that better resist pre-harvest sprouting. » Learn more