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Consider frost-seeding red clover into winter wheat

With spring mere weeks away, now is the time to consider frost-seeding cover crops into winter wheat stands. Joanna Follings, cereals specialist with OMAFRA, recommends red clover.

Canadian farm incomes strong in 2020 and 2021

According to a recent analysis of farm incomes conducted by AAFC, Canadian farm income and the value of farms are expected to be at an all-time high in 2021 after significant increases in 2020.

Corteva Agriscience adds new herbicide to Enlist family

Enlist 1 herbicide offers built-in drift control, lower odour, near-zero volatility, and excellent handling and mixing properties. It also has the flexibility to tank mix with glyphosate or glufosinate.
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Insect invasion: Non-native pest threats

Invasive insect pests can be a major pain for Canadian growers, causing damage to yields and profits. Meghan Vankosky, a field crop entomologist at AAFC’s Saskatoon Research and Development Centre, is working with fellow scientists in Winnipeg and Ottawa on a project aimed at learning more about potential insect invaders and where they could inflict the greatest damage. » Learn more

Developing seeds for cold Prairie soils

Adding soybeans to a crop rotation can be beneficial, but there are still maturity and yield risks in the shorter growing season areas in Saskatchewan. Researchers are working on strategies to extend the growing season for soybean and canola on the Prairies. A three-year project by the Global Institute for Food Security will screen panels of soybean for genotypes which can germinate and grow in cold soils. » Learn more

Top Crop Summit

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