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National Soil Conservation Week kicks off

The annual event, which takes place from April 18 to 24 this year, is run by the Soil Conservation Council of Canada and raises awareness about soil health and conservation across Canada.

CAHRC report quantifies costs of COVID-19 on ag workforce

The Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council’s report on the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Canada’s agricultural workforce notes overall employment in agriculture was down five per cent.

What does early mean for Ontario’s spring cereal crops?

The early spring means that planting dates are off from typical calendar expectations. As such, tracking growth stage is trickier than usual this year, according to OMAFRA cereals specialist Joanna Follings.
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Increase seeding rates for small red lentils

Integrated management strategies that establish a competitive crop are the foundation of optimal yield and profitability. These include good weed control, adequate stand establishment and fungicide application when necessary. Jessica Weber of the Western Applied Research Centre headed up a three-year research study looking at integrated management practices for red lentil production. » Learn more
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Pea aphid and aphid-transmitted viruses in Saskatchewan pulse crops

Pea aphids in pulse crops not only cause direct damage from feeding, but also cause indirect damage through transmission of viruses, such as Pea Seed-borne Mosaic Virus (PSbMV). The virus can be tricky to identify and appears infrequently, but the lab run by University of Saskatchewan assistant professor and entomologist Sean Prager has developed the mechanisms and expertise necessary to test for it. » Learn more

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