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New mildew visual guides and standards

Mildew guidelines will be adjusted in Western Canadian milling wheat classes to allow for an increased presence of mildew in the visual guides and standards. >> Read full article

Improving winter wheat

Winter wheat is an important crop in many cropping systems, however poor stand establishment and winter survival continue to be challenges to crop expansion in Western Canada. >> Read full article

Carbon pricing plan worries farmers

The National Farmers Union says it supports steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but is concerned Ottawa’s proposed carbon pricing could hurt producers. >> Read full article

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Field Crop Summit

Managing Fusarium head blight

Fusarium head blight (FHB) has a wide host rage that includes small grain crops, corn and various wild and tame grasses. It can overwinter in crop and grass residues on and in soil, as well as in seed, and can also be spread by the wind, making it a disease of concern for many producers.

Dr. Anita Brûlé-Babel, a professor at the University of Manitoba, will provide an overview of FHB across the Prairies, highlight advances in breeding for FHB resistance, and offer strategies for managing the disease. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

10th Canadian Pulse Research Workshop

Oct. 25-28, 2016
Location: Winnipeg >> More Info

Canola Discovery Forum

Oct. 25-27, 2016
Location: Winnipeg >> More Info

Field Crop Disease Summit

Feb. 21-22, 2017
Location: Saskatoon >> More Info