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Differentiating between available forage and total plant material

Livestock may not be the most discerning eaters, but not all forage that grows is golden: grazing animals have a strong preference for green plant material – the new growth or regrowth of forages in the vegetative phase.

AAFC invests $2.6 million to improve alfalfa growth

AAFC will invest more than $2.6 million to support three projects that will assess and improve alfalfa growth using artificial intelligence and will develop a Canadian grassland carbon offset system.

BKT introduces new field-to-road tire for heavy loads

BKT Tires recently introduced a new tire model – the Multimax MP 569, part of the Multimax line of tires for agro-industrial activities, designed for use at high speeds with heavy loads.
Inputs, the Podcast 
Inputs, the Podcast

Wily wireworms and tips for managing them

Research on wireworm management and thresholds is a little thin on the ground at the moment, but current projects and studies seek to change this, giving growers a better idea of when and how to control this insect complex.

In this episode, Haley Catton, field crop entomologist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lethbridge, Alta., discusses what makes wireworms such a tricky pest to control. She also provides information on broflanilide – an active ingredient registered last fall with Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) – and pest management tips for growers. » Listen now...
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Managing multiple-herbicide-resistant waterhemp

Waterhemp is proving a formidable weed threat for Ontario producers. It’s a summer annual in the amaranth family that grows rapidly and produces a huge amount of seeds each year. These facts alone would make waterhemp a tough opponent, but it’s also evolved resistance to many herbicide groups – in some cases, four-way resistance, according to OMAFRA weed specialist Mike Cowbrough. » Learn more

A valuable research legacy

Agriculture ecosystem research has a long and rich history on the Prairies, continuing today to address new and emerging research issues such as sustainable cropping systems and climate change. An effort is underway to ensure this valuable and unique dataset of long-term experiments remains an accessible resource for informing current and future research questions. » 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