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Crop rotation effects on manure management plans

With the recent rise in corn rootworm resistance in Ontario, growers are advised to rotate out of corn for at least one year. How will manure management planning change for acres rotated from corn to soybean?

Canadian researcher wins international crop nutrition award

Claudia Wagner-Riddle, director of the North American centre of the International Nitrogen Initiative, was recently awarded the 2020 IFA Borlaug Award of Excellence in Crop Nutrition.

BASF completes $14-million renovation of Regina facility

The Regina facility will produce over half of BASF Canadian crop protection products, ensuring farmers across the country and in the northern United States have access to these products.
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Manitoba's 2020 soybean season in review

The 2020 season threw some curveballs at soybean growers in Manitoba: a slow, cold start, precipitation extremes, and an early killing frost. In this episode, Top Crop Manager associate editor Alex Barnard discusses the challenges and outcomes of the soybean season with Laura Schmidt, production specialist with Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers.

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Addressing the asparagine challenge

A multidisciplinary team of Canadian researchers is tackling a growing issue for the wheat industry: free asparagine. This naturally occurring amino acid is a key contributor to grain protein. However, asparagine that doesn’t bind to the protein can react to heat – such as flour baked into bread – to form a carcinogen. Researchers are looking for ways to effectively reduce asparagine levels. » Learn more

IWCA Q&A: An agtech visionary

In this series, catch highlights from interviews done with the Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture (IWCA) finalists. Karen Schuett, co-founder and CEO of Livestock Water Recycling (LWR) based in Calgary, is regarded as a manure expert. Schuett discusses her pursuit of lagoon-free food production, taking risks, her defining moment and – of course – manure. » Learn more
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Mix well and prosper

Liz Simpson, Bayer CropScience identifies three steps in outsmarting weeds in the latest article on pre-seed tank mixing for yield and weed resistance management. » Read about it here.