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New PMRA measures for imidacloprid

Many uses of imidacloprid products meet current standards for protection of human health and the environment. However, certain uses of imidacloprid are cancelled to address potential environmental risks.

OMAFRA: Low precipitation, strong planting progress

Significant and much-needed rainfall is possible in the next week; AAFC weather data shows all of Ontario is below expected precipitation levels, with some areas having rain deficits greater than 50 mm.

Podcast: Practical tech on the farm

Tech is everywhere in ag. Our guests from Purdue University and Olds College share what they’re working on and recent findings – as well as how they’re working to make tech more accessible.
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The latest on plant growth regulators in Ontario and the Prairies

Plant growth regulators (PGRs) are a useful tool in preventing crop lodging, but the decision to use a PGR is far more complex than the desired outcome would imply.

In this episode, Top Crop Manager associate editor Alex Barnard chats PGRs with Sheri Strydhorst, agronomy research specialist with the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, and Joanna Follings, cereals specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). Strydhorst and Follings discuss PGR use information and tips for the Prairies and Ontario, respectively.

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Diving deeper into soybean quality

Crude protein, an indicator of soybean protein quality, tends to be lower in soybeans grown in northern areas, like Manitoba. However, crude protein levels may underestimate the feeding value of the protein in northern soybeans. A project led by the University of Manitoba’s James House looks at an alternative indicator of protein quality based on amino acids, with promising preliminary results. » Learn more

Exploring pest and clubroot interactions

Bertha armyworm, diamondback moth and clubroot: individually, these pests can take a serious toll on a canola crop if not managed properly, but what happens when they act on canola together? Chaminda Weeraddana, former PhD student at the University of Alberta and current post-doctoral fellow in the department of entomology at the University of Manitoba, now has the answers. » Learn more

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