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Health Canada proposes plan to phase out two neonicotinoids

While still subject to a 90-day consultation period, Health Canada announced its proposal to phase out clothianidin and thiamethoxam over the next three to five years, citing harm to aquatic insects.

Low forage supply prompts summer seeding of forage

Forage inventories are in low supply for many livestock producers, but harvested cereal fields can be used to produce more forage this fall, according to OMAFRA's latest crop report.

Season for pests in quinoa

Each season, Ontario quinoa growers commonly find goosefoot groundling moth, tarnished plant bug, quinoa downy mildew, and Passalora leaf spot in their fields. OMAFRA specialists provide resources for scouting and treatment.
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Intensive soybean management in Minnesota

Extreme yields are no longer the goals of soybean growers, now it’s all about efficiency. What can be learned from soybean growers in the United States about reducing input costs while maintaining yields? » Learn more

Harnessing the soybean genome

SoyaGen is tackling three key challenges in developing soybean varieties for Canadian conditions: adapting to short growing seasons, improving genetic resistance to diseases and finally, addressing how to bring the soybean crop out to Western Canada. » Learn more

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Sept. 11 – 13
Woodstock, Ont.
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