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Identifying green worms in canola

Identifying "green worms," i.e. larvae, in canola fields takes some practice. The Canola Council of Canada states that before spraying, make sure the worms you're targeting are actually the species you're trying to control. >> Read full article

Glyphosate-resistant weeds in Ontario

There are four glyphosate-resistant weeds in Ontario. Glyphosate-resistant giant ragweed was first found in 2008, and is now found in the six southwestern counties in Ontario – Essex, Kent, Lambton, Elgin, Middlesex and Huron – as well as Lennox and Addington county. >> Read full article

Manitoba government consults ag industry

Manitoba Agriculture hosted consultations with more than 100 stakeholder groups from Manitoba’s diverse agricultural industry recently, in order to facilitate discussion around industry strengths, as well as opportunities for improvement and growth. >> Read full article

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Ontario Export Awards—call for entries closing July 31!

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Profitability, risk in wheat rotations

Profitability, risk in wheat rotations

Over 100 years of insight into wheat cropping systems at Lethbridge, Alta., provides a treasure-trove of data for researchers with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). First cultivated in 1910, a long-term cropping study was initiated in 1911 to look at the impacts of crop rotations on soil productivity, wheat yield and profitability.

In 2014, research scientist Elwin Smith at AAFC in Lethbridge took a snapshot of the last 42 years of the long-term plots to assess profitability and risk of wheat rotations. One of the benefits of the long-term plots is they can reveal changes in soil productivity over time due to production practices. >> Learn More…

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Canadian Seed Trade Annual Meeting

July 10-12, 2016
Location: Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info

Farming Smarter Medicine Hat Field Tour

July 14, 2016
Location: Farming Smarter Medicine Hat site >> More Info

CSIDC Annual Irrigation Field Day

July 14,2016
Location: Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Diversification Centre (CSIDC), 901 McKenzie Street South, Outlook, SK >> More Info