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Fertilizer considerations after an unusually wet fall

For farmers whose N fertilizer applications were affected by last year’s wet fall conditions, this fact sheet, created by Manitoba Agriculture’s John Heard and University of Manitoba’s Don Flaten, will help you prepare to catch up this spring.

$2.3 million in grower-funded canola agronomic research through group partnership

Alberta Canola, SaskCanola and Manitoba Canola Growers have partnered with Western Grains Research Foundation to fund six new canola research projects in 2020 through the Canola Agronomic Research Program.

Spring drying tips for high-moisture canola

High-moisture canola can cause problems in the bin when spring brings warmer temperatures. The Canola Council of Canada has released a list of methods to ensure canola will be dried in time to take it to the elevator.
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Searching for root rot control in pulses

Root rot in pea and lentil is a devastating disease. At present, six- to eight-year crop rotations are the only option to manage root rot, which is a long rotation. So, researchers with Agriculture and Agri-Food research stations in Saskatchewan conducted a study to determine the effectiveness of nitrogen fertilizer and Arbuscular mycorrhizae fungi (AMF) inoculation at managing or preventing the disease. » Learn more

From the Editor: Diversifying the toolbox

The coming of March brings spring, which means planting season is right around the corner. This also means the return of weeds, and the continuing battle to manage their presence in fields. Scientists have made some great advancements over the years to stop herbicide resistant weeds in their tracks, and using all the available tools in the toolbox will help slow resistance development and help your crops. » Learn more
Inputs – The Top Crop Manager podcast 

Inputs is now available on its own channel!

Join us online or download episodes of Inputs to enjoy wherever the day takes you – the office, shop, or on the road. » See all episodes here

Plant Health Summit Series: Jeff Schoenau

In this first episode of a six-part series featuring exclusive content from the Plant Health Summit, Jeff Schoenau discusses fertilization as a means of improving crop quality, and how this can beneficially impact human and animal health. » Play now

Takeaways from the Canola Discovery Forum 2019

This episode of Inputs is all about canola – from the 2019 harvest to producer plans for 2020. Join Top Crop Manager’s Stephanie Gordon at the 2019 Canola Discovery Forum in Winnipeg as she chats integrated pest management, on-farm practices and world market issues with industry insiders. » Play now
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OMAFRA releases data-based resources for Ontario farmers

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has provided resources for financial and crop production planning. » Learn more

Managing oats for maximum yield potential and profitability

The potential is there: fine-tuning management strategies will allow Ontario farmers to improve oat yields. » Learn more