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Growing interest in winter canola in Ontario

Approximately 1,000 acres of winter canola are expected to be planted this fall. In their latest field crop report, OMAFRA staff share herbicide injury concerns, seed recommendations, and planting dates for winter canola, as well as considerations for hail-damaged corn and cover crops.

Canadian crop scientists help crack the wheat genome code

The wheat genome is five times the size of the human genome, but now researchers have published the highest quality genome sequence, a “road map,” for the bread wheat variety Chinese Spring, which would lead to further innovation in improving the crop.

Safety during harvest season

Manitoba Agriculture shares farm safety reminders in an effort to reduce the number of accidents during harvest season.
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Top Crop Manager’s 2018 Cover Photo Contest

Your photo could be featured on the cover of our December issue, our national edition that is distributed to farmers across Canada. Share what makes up your Top Crop - the challenges, successes and the ins and outs of your cropping season.

Show us your picturesque fields, the pesky insects you found this year, or your best photos from seeding and harvest. Photos will be accepted until October 24, 2018. Keep an eye out for additional prizes from our sponsor Meridian Manufacturing. » Submit your photos here
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Cover Crop

Know your cover crop goals before planting

Interest in cover crops is increasing despite the extra management requirements for producers. Not all cover crops are the same, and a producer’s reasons for planting cover crops determines what cover crop they use. » Learn more

Building soil resilience with cover crops

Researchers look into the use of cover crops in “shoulder seasons” - fall after harvest, and spring before planting - in order to help build resilient, productive soils and reduce erosion. » Learn more

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Sept. 11 – 13
Woodstock, Ont.
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EIMA International

Nov. 7-11
Bologna, Italy
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