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FCL announces new fertilizer plants

Federated Co-operatives Limited will invest $75 million to build two high-throughput fertilizer terminals at Hanley, Sask., and Brandon, Man. Construction has already begun on the facilities, which are slated to open in early 2017. >> Read full article

Funding for farm-level research in Manitoba

The Canada and Manitoba governments will invest nearly $400,000 in 10 research projects expected to provide practical, on-farm benefits to producers. >> Read full article

Manitoba crop report

Field and forage crops, as well shelterbelts and farm infrastructure, have been impacted by recent severe weather systems containing strong winds, tornadoes, heavy rains and hail. >> Read full article

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Canadian Drought Monitor

Canadian Drought Monitor

Timely information about drought conditions can help agricultural producers, agribusiness, government planners and policy-makers, emergency preparedness agencies and others to better plan for and proactively respond to drought. The Canadian Drought Monitor tracks a wide range of drought-related information and boils it all down to easy-to-understand, online monthly maps.

“The Canadian Drought Monitor is kind of an early warning system. It provides a clear picture of what is occurring in near real-time. We’re tracking drought conditions continuously so that we know where we’re at and we can respond quicker to problems,” explains Trevor Hadwen, an agroclimate specialist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Saskatchewan Sunflower Field Day

Aug. 3, 2016
Location: Indian Head, Sask. >> More Info

MARA Ag Fair and Field Tours

Aug. 5-6, 2016
Location: Fort Vermillion, Alta. >> More Info

Low-Input Agricultural Systems Field Day

Aug. 9, 2016
Location:Swift Current, Sask. >> More Info