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StatsCan publishes field crop stock data for the end of 2019

Corn and soybeans are both down from 2018, but the amount of crops left unharvested at the time of the survey may slightly skew the 2019 year-end figures.

Yield Enhancement Network brings P.E.I. grain growers together

Sixteen grain growers in P.E.I. participated in a friendly crop yield competition in 2019, and came together recently to celebrate and share their experiences and tips for the future.

CFA's Food Freedom Day and appreciating Canadian farmers

Food Freedom Day, the date by which average-income Canadian households will have earned enough to cover their yearly grocery costs, was this past Saturday. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture celebrates the value of Canadian farmers in feeding the country.
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Management practices that promote beneficial soil and plant microbiomes

When developing your 2020 planting and cropping plans, consider including practices that will increase soil organic matter and support soil microbial communities. As this feature from 2019 explains, it may not provide instant gratification, but the long-term benefits to your soil, your crops and the environment may make all the difference down the road. » Learn more

How might consumer attitudes against genetically modified foods be shifted?

Producers and the scientific community may understand the benefits of genetically modified foods, but how do you overcome consumer perception? As the group with the most perceived risk, consumers need to be shown the direct benefits of GM foods. Food Freedom Day is the perfect occasion to consider the lessons of this 2019 feature in how correct communication with the consumer is key. » Learn more

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Feb. 25-26
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