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FEATURED NEWS: ESN in corn – does it pay?
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Moving farm equipment safely

During the busy spring season, farmers often travel long distances between fields, and this requires transporting equipment on public roads throughout rural Alberta. Farm equipment is oversized and slow compared to other vehicles using the roads and when certain procedures are not met, this can lead to collisions and other incidents. >> Read full article

Ask an organic specialist

The Prairie Organic Grain Initiative has launched a new toll-free telephone number to provide advice to organic, transitioning and interested grain and field crop producers across the Prairie provinces. >> Read full article

Government seeks farmer input on GF2

The government of Canada has launched a website, seeking farmer input on the Growing Forward 2 program. The website allows stakeholders to offer input on what they would like to see included in the next agricultural policy framework. >> Read full article

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3RD Annual Export Awards

The 3rd annual Ontario Export Awards

The 3rd annual Ontario Export Awards are back in 2016 to pay tribute to the success and innovative approaches of Ontario export companies! Extending across industries and including both rural and urban representation, the awards are a celebration of the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economies.

The awards are free to enter and finalists and winners will be recognized at the annual Gala in Toronto this Fall. Enter now or nominate a company that deserves to be recognized!
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 Featured News 
ESN in corn – does it pay?

ESN in corn – does it pay?

ESN controlled release nitrogen (N) from Agrium is well proven in the U.S. Over 1000 site years of research have very well documented where ESN can be profitable, specifically on soils with risk of leaching, volatilization or denitrification losses due to excess moisture. Research is only beginning to identify where ESN fertilizer on corn makes sense in Western Canada. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Farming Smarter Plot Hop I

June 9, 2016
Location: Farming Smarter Lethbridge field site, Lethbridge, Alta. >> More Info

Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security Conference

June 14-16, 2016
Location: Delta Bessborough, Saskatoon >> More Info

Canada's Farm Progress Show

June 15-17, 2016
Location: Regina >> More Info