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Back to basics: breaking down plant nutrition

A refresher on the essential nutrients for plant health, their effects and best management practices to prepare you as spring planting approaches.

Agris Co-operative supports members, research centre

The co-op will return $1 million to its farmer-owners following a record financial year, and pledged $100,000 to the development of a sustainable crop research centre at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus.

P.E.I. introduces new program to support farmers’ mental health

The website offers resources and phone numbers for mental health concerns, and a community message board where farmers can share their experiences and challenges with one another.
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Potassium, Magnesium and Sulfur in Every Granule

Ensure nutrients are spread uniformly across your field for maximum availability to every plant this spring. » Learn more
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How to prevent unwelcome deposits in the weed seed bank

The weed seed bank is the predominant source of weed pressure on current and future crops – a high price to pay if you don’t get ahead of it. In this 2019 feature, Harry Brook of the Alberta Ag-Info Centre outlines management, reduction, and prevention strategies to keep the weed seed bank from dragging your crops down. » Learn more

Fertilizer management of alfalfa

Considering adding alfalfa to your rotation, or looking for tips on how to get the most out of your alfalfa stand? Alfalfa removes a relatively high amount of soil nutrients, so preparation prior to planting is essential. This 2019 feature was written with Prairie soils in mind, but eastern Canadian farmers can interpret the tips based on the needs of their own fields. » Learn more
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