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Tips when scouting winter canola after a late frost

Meghan Moran, OMAFRA’s canola and edible bean specialist, reviews the 2020 winter canola crop and discusses what to look for when scouting after spring frost events.

FCC releases annual Farmland Value Report

The national average increased by 5.4 per cent in 2020, with British Columbia having the largest increase at 8.0 per cent and New Brunswick having the smallest, at 1.3 per cent.

Nutrien releases plan to improve agricultural sustainability by 2030

Nutrien recently released its 2021 ESG Report, as well as its six commitments to address the challenge of sustainably feeding a growing global population while protecting the planet.
Inputs, the Podcast 

Season-ready advice from the Top Crop Summit

This episode of Inputs features snippets of two pre-recorded interviews, available to Top Crop Summit attendees on-demand. Robyne Bowness Davidson, pulse research scientist at Lakeland College, gives a pulse crop update for Western Canada in conversation with ag editorial director Stefanie Croley. Albert Tenuta, field crop plant pathologist with OMAFRA, shares an update on the threat of tar spot to Canadian corn crops with ag editor Bree Rody. Listen Now
Featured News 

Exploring the potential of winter pulses

Winter pulses promise many benefits: they break up pest and disease cycles, offer a rotational alternative to winter wheat and are harvested earlier than spring pea. But outside of southern Alberta, winter pulses haven’t yet made it to the western Canadian crop landscape. Farming Smarter, a research and extension group in southern Alberta, is conducting trials to assess survivability. » Learn more

From the Editor: Continued growth for Canadian lentils

Interest and demand for pulse crops like lentil is increasing year over year, and in 2020, Canadian lentil farmers had the numbers to back that statement up. Canada is the top global exporter of lentils, so keeping an eye on potential export markets is an important consideration for current and future lentil growers – but would this even be a story about 2020 without a curveball? » Learn more

Top Crop Summit

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