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Ontario’s top canola yield-producers recognized

The winners of the 2020 Ontario Canola Growers Association’s Yield Challenge have been announced, with the Toll family of Blenheim, Ont., taking top honours with a yield of 5,743 lb./acre.

Bibeau launches review of Canada Grain Act

The consultation will allow the federal government to hear perspectives from the grain sector on how to reform the Act. The consultation portion of the review will be held online until April 30.

New seed treatment for pulses registered in Canada

UPL AgroSolutions Canada Inc. has received registration from the Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) for the use of Rancona Trio Seed Treatment on pulses.
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The Podcast

Managing sulphur deficiency

Current nutrient management plans often include sulphur. A decline in soil test sulphur means farmers should plan to manage the nutrient just as they would with phosphorus or potassium. In this episode, Cristie Preston, senior agronomist with Nutrien, discusses why sulphur deficiency is more widespread than in the past and how to recognize the symptoms. Listen now
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Rise of the machines

Farming with big data

“Easy-button” farming with big data may seem like science fiction, but it’s not far away. Many farms and ranches already use technology that creates an abundance of digital data on multiple platforms. However, a lack of program-to-program and inter-company compatibility make it complicated to combine this data in a usable way. » Learn more

Canola flower midge: The story continues

The canola flower midge is a recent discovery – prior to being identified by Boyd Mori, assistant professor at the University of Alberta, in 2016, damage caused by the canola flower midge was attributed to the swede midge. Mori and AAFC’s Megan Vankosky recently completed a research project on distribution of the midge across the Prairies and if it has any natural enemies. » Learn more