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Fighting phragmites: Which herbicides help?

Phragmites are a widespread weed issue in wetlands across North America. Traditional management methods – cutting or burning – are not very effective; are there herbicide control options?

CSL and Viterra set grain load record on ship using biodiesel

CSL Welland, which carried the record-setting 31,362 metric tonnes of grain, is part of CSL’s biodiesel testing program – the longest ongoing trials of pure B100 biodiesel on vessels in Canada.

Updated post-harvest weed control guide

A post-harvest weed control strategy targets perennial and winter annual weeds to prevent them from stealing early season moisture. Use this searchable guide to select herbicide options for post-harvest weed control.
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Barley genomes

Barley genomes in the pipeline

The barley genome is roughly 5.3 giga bases and comprises five million nucleic acid-base pairs. That’s almost twice the size of the human genome. For this and other reasons, the recent assembly of the first Canadian barley reference genome represents a significant accomplishment, says Ana Badea, an AAFC research scientist and co-leader of the “Targeted, useful genomics project for barley and oat” (TUGBOAT). » Learn more...
Top Crop Summit

Top Crop Summit: Herbicide resistance in Australia

Canada and Australia rank third and second globally when it comes to herbicide resistant weed cases. Hugh Beckie, director of the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) and professor of weed science at the University of Western Australia, discussed the similarities and differences in herbicide resistance between the two countries at the Top Crop Summit. » Learn more...
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Inputs, The Podcast

Exploring forage crop options

Adding forages to your rotation can bring myriad benefits, including increased soil health and additional cash crop options. But the choices are seemingly endless – what to choose? Hear tips from Perry Ross, forage product line representative with Nutrien Ag Solutions and Proven Seed, about what to consider when choosing a forage crop in this episode of Inputs. » Listen now...