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Bibeau unveils second step of Food Waste Reduction Challenge

Up to $6.5 million in prize funding will be awarded to innovators with novel technologies that can extend the life of food or transform food that would otherwise be lost or wasted. Applications close Aug. 31.

Sollio Agriculture’s new grain export terminal now operational

The terminal will allow the trans-shipment of 1 million tonnes of grain and cereals to new international markets during its first year of operation. By 2022, this could represent nearly $600 million in revenue for local grain farmers.

Podcast: 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. This discussion features Prairies and Ontarian perspectives.
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Soybean seeding rate

What soybean seeding rate should I use?

With seed being such a key input cost for soybean production, it’s especially important for soybean growers to use seeding rates that produce the greatest yields for the lowest seed costs. But what rates are best for growing conditions in the Maritimes? To help answer this question, the Atlantic Grains Council carried out more than 40 on-farm trials to identify optimal soybean seeding rates. » Learn more
Beneficial crop rotations

Beneficial crop rotations

Aphanomyces root rot of field pea and lentil continues to challenge researchers and growers across Western Canada. With management tools currently limited to extended rotations and an early season seed treatment, researchers continue to work towards developing new disease management strategies. One current project has researchers looking at Brassica crops as potential biofumigants. » Learn more

Top Crop Summit

Access the on-demand and recorded live sessions today! » Read more