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Ontario to pay 80 per cent AgriStability compensation for 2020

The Ontario government has decided to move ahead with providing the provincial portion of the compensation rate increase (from 70 to 80 per cent), retroactive to the 2020 growing season.

StatsCan releases principal field crop info as of June 29

According to the June 2021 Field Crop Survey conducted by Statistics Canada, Canadian farmers reported planting more canola, barley, soybeans and lentils, but fewer acres of wheat, dry peas, corn for grain and oats.

IWCA podcast series: Simone Demers-Collins

Simone Demers-Collins’ career has taken her from government and extension to independent consultation, but at the root of it has always been listening to the needs of the community around her.

Using digital tools to collaborate with your team

Technology has come a long way since its first uses in agriculture, and advancements are continually made. While traditional pen-and-paper tracking methods are still effective, digital tools provide opportunities for collaboration between all involved on the farm.

In this episode of Inputs, Marvin Talsma, product marketing manager (Canada) with Climate FieldView, chats with editorial director Stefanie Croley about the Climate FieldView platform and the different ways to access and use the data it provides.

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From the Editor: Honouring a rich legacy

Transferring the most up-to-date agronomic information straight from the source to you, our readers, has been Top Crop Manager’s niche for many years. Without the incredible work done by researchers, professors, extension staff and the myriad people within the agricultural scientific community – and their willingness to share it with us – Top Crop Manager wouldn’t be the same. » Learn more

Are your tank mixes effective?

Effective doesn’t just mean the weeds are dead. Tank mixing with multiple modes of action is a proven strategy for mitigating and delaying herbicide resistance. But are all tank mixes effective in dealing with herbicide resistance? Weed research scientist Breanne Tidemann with AAFC-Lacombe says farmers need to understand what weeds each mode of action can target. » Learn more

Help us improve the 2022 Top Crop Summit

After more than a year of virtual events, we’d love to know what works for you when it comes to virtual events. » Read more