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Three flaxseed varieties to be deregistered

The registration for the CDC Arras, Flanders and Somme flaxseed varieties will be cancelled effective Aug. 1, 2017. At that time, these varieties will be removed from the variety designation list for flaxseed and will only be eligible for the lowest grade. >> Read full article

Saskatchewan prepping to move a large harvest

The government of Saskatchewan, along with grain producers and customers, are continuing discussions with transportation service providers to prepare for a large crop this season. Despite localized issues, projected yields are expected to be above average for cereal and oilseed crops. >> Read full article

Ag research results should be shared

The Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) has released its 2016 Conference Report summarizing the need for the agricultural sector to better disseminate research results to producers, farmers, industry, academia, consumers and among the research community. >> Read full article

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Our Prairie weather

Our Prairie weather

Plants require a specific amount of heat and water to develop from one point in their life cycle to another. Unexpected events such as a late season spring frost, early fall frost, extended saturating rain and hail are just some of the weather factors farmers must frequently contend with.

So too weather influences the life cycle of many insects that can affect insect pressure and damage to crops. Weather also influences disease pressure and crop disease levels. The bottom line – weather has huge direct and indirect effects on crop growth, yield and quality. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Fertilizer Canada 71st Annual Conference

Aug. 15-17, 2016
Location: Mont Tremblant, Que. >> More Info

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Sept. 13-15, 2016
Location: Woodstock, Ont. >> More Info

Agricultural Bioscience International Conference 2016

Sept. 18-21, 2016
Location: Fargo, ND >> More Info