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January 22, 2019

Syngenta receives registration for new Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean herbicide

Syngenta has received registration for its Tavium Plus VaporGrip Technology herbicide in Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans. The dicamba-based pre-mix herbicide is for broad-spectrum control of grass and broadleaf weeds, including glyphosate-resistant Canada fleabane.

Top 10 ways to prevent barn fires

Though barn fires are a year-round concern, most barn fires occur in the winter. OMAFRA has put together a top 10 list of safety practices to reduce the risk of fire that do not require major changes to building structures or equipment.

Corteva Agriscience launches Enlist E3 soybean and Qrome corn products

North American soybean and corn growers will have access to Enlist E3 soybeans and Qrome corn hybrids for the 2019 growing season. Both products received import authorization from China in January 2019.
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Impacts on P loss

Research out of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Harrow Research Station shows that solid manure releases less phosphorus on tile-drained soil compared to liquid manure and chemical fertilizer. The results show solid cattle manure is preferable to reduce overall P losses and safer for those applying it. » Learn more
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Another dimension of canola-pulse rotational combos

Growers who want to include more pulse crops in their rotations need information on where in the rotation to add the pulses for the most benefits. So, a Saskatchewan project is underway to look more closely at one possible rotational effect: whether growing canola right before a pulse crop affects the amount of nitrogen fixation in the pulse. » Learn more