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Minister launches Canada’s first agricultural youth council

The council will discuss the issues that matter to them – from sustainable agriculture, market diversification and innovation, to the digital shift, intergenerational transfers and mental health.

A&L Canada offering soil fertility workshops across Canada

Six workshops will be offered on soil fertility for agronomists, agriculture retailers and farmers, and will include Certified Crop Adviser continuing education unit credits.

Who is Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer for 2020?

Here’s your chance to recognize a young farmer who contributes to the community, seeks new opportunities and is a general asset to Ontario’s agri-food industry.
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WEBINAR: Optimizing Spring Nitrogen Application

Did adverse fall conditions prevent your fall fertilizer application?

Join us for a free live webinar on February 20th with Dr. Alan Blaylock, Ph.D., as he reviews the factors that influence nitrogen loss, discusses how to optimize your spring fertilizer applications, and answers questions about spring application timing and conditions. >> Register today to secure your spot!

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Pulses show promise for Eastern Canada

Farmers in the Atlantic Canadian provinces have long looked for crops to add to their mandatory three-year potato crop rotations. With the construction of a pulse processing plant in P.E.I., pulses are now a viable – and potentially profitable – crop for Atlantic Canadian farmers, as detailed in this feature from 2019. » Learn more

Controlling traffic to boost soil health

Controlled traffic farming (CTF) is management intensive with small short-term yield benefits, but the long-term soil health benefits are worth considering. A University of Alberta study, completed in 2018, examined the CTF system on six different soil types for a variety of factors, including compaction and field efficiency. » Learn more