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Health Canada makes special review decision on neonics

Following a special review that included public consultation and science-based assessments, Health Canada has released its decisions on the risks to aquatic insects from two neonicotinoid pesticides.

Podcast: The details on digesters

Farmers are under immense pressure to create more sustainable practices on their farms. Digesters are one of the most popular solutions. But how do you know a digester can generate the right amount of ROI?

Bayer corn herbicide now available in Eastern Canada

Bayer Crop Science announced last week that Laudis herbicide is now commercially available for field and sweet corn growers in Eastern Canada to use on broadleaf weeds.
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Soybean gall midge: Heading towards Canada?

Over the past few years, soybean growers in the Midwestern U.S. have faced a new pest: the soybean gall midge. According to the University of Minnesota’s Robert Koch, this midge is entirely new to science. While initially considered a minor pest, a 2018 outbreak in the Midwest proved the pest to have economic and yield consequences. Could this pest eventually come to the Canadian Prairies? » Learn more

Crop rotation and clubroot resistance still management tools

It’s been 17 years since clubroot, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, was first discovered in Sturgeon County, Alta. Since then, clubroot has been found in more than 3,000 fields across Alberta as of 2019. Research informing today’s clubroot management practices has focused on prevention, the potential of biofungicides/fungicides, and variety resistance and crop rotation. » Learn more

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