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Canada pauses proposed MRL increases

The Government of Canada is putting a pause on proposed increases to Maximum Residue Limits, including for glyphosate. As a result, there will be no increases to MRLs until at least spring 2022.

Cleanfarms releases national report on ag plastics use

This research provides in-depth figures that will help guide the ag sector as it explores how agricultural plastics packaging and products can contribute to Canada’s emerging circular economy.

Syngenta launches soybean and corn seed treatment for Pythium control

Vayantis contains picarbutrazox, a new active ingredient from a novel chemical class with no known cross-resistance in soybeans or corn, which has demonstrated high efficacy against Pythium pathogens.
Inputs, the Podcast 
Inputs, the Podcast

How data can help you during harvest

You’ve collected your farm data through the season – but as harvest approaches, how can you ensure you’re set up for success? Good data in is good data out, and in this episode, Chapin Bell, Climate Business Manager for FieldView in Manitoba and southern Saskatchewan, breaks down how you can put your data to work at harvest time. Bell shares pre-harvest best practices, like ensuring your apps and equipment are compatible, and tips to understand what your data is telling you. » Listen now...
Featured News 
What’s old is new again

From the Editor: What’s old is new again

Despite having several years of involvement in the agriculture world under her belt, editorial director Stefanie Croley admittedly had never heard of take-all until very recently. As AAFC’s Kelly Turkington notes, the disease was prevalent in the mid-to-late ’90s, but has nearly disappeared from the list of potential threats to cereals thanks to good agronomic approaches and management practices. » Learn more
Weed seed mortality

Digging into weed seed mortality in the soil

Herbicide-resistant weeds are some of the toughest weed problems around. Alternative control methods that target these weeds at different stages of their life cycles are being developed and adopted. Charles Geddes, AAFC research scientist in weed ecology and cropping systems is leading a project focusing on weed seeds while they are in the soil seedbank and possible management practices. » 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