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OMAFRA field crop report for mid-April 2020

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has compiled a report of Ontario field crop activity, including early crop planting, nutrient applications, and winter crop survival information.

Manipulator PGR now available for use on oats and barley

Manipulator, a plant growth regulator (PGR) previously registered only on wheat, is now available for use on oats and barley for the 2020 growing season.

FMC student award applications due on May 4th

Farm Management Canada’s Excellence Award for Agricultural Students asks applicants to answer the question: How do we generate awareness and excitement about agriculture to attract new entrants?
AgAnnex Talks 
AgAnnex Ep. 2

A conversation about safety on the farm

Farming is considered one of the most hazardous occupations in Canada – according to the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association, more than 100 adults and children are victims in farm accidents every year in Canada.

In this episode, Rob Gobeil, agricultural health and safety specialist with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association, talks stats, hazards, and – most importantly – preparedness and prevention. >> Listen Now
Featured News 

Managing barley disease in the Maritimes

Maritime barley growers have to contend with Fusarium head blight (FHB), a variety of fungal leaf diseases and root rot concerns, which can reduce yields and grain quality. A project at AAFC’s Harrington Research Farm in P.E.I. is studying the effects of cover crops in rotation with barley on disease management and developing a FHB forecasting tool specifically for Maritime conditions. » Learn more

Collaborate with cattle for improved soil biology

As regenerative agriculture principles hit the mainstream, interest has grown in partnerships between livestock farmers and field croppers. Jillian Bainard, a forage research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Saskatchewan, is leading a new integrated crop-livestock study on the Prairies looking at soil health, weed communities, general productivity and economic outcomes. » Learn more

Looking for information on nutrient management, insect, weed and disease control, seeding dates and other agronomic best practices? Top Crop Manager has more than a dozen webinars led by agricultural experts and researchers at the forefront of agricultural innovation and development. » Learn more