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TFW four-year cumulative rule no longer applies

The government of Canada announced on Dec. 13 that the four-year cumulative duration rule no longer applies to temporary foreign workers, effective immediately. This is good news for the agriculture sector, which has the highest industry job vacancy rate.

Nuclear methods help study pest resistance in corn

Researchers offer new insights about root regrowth in crops that can fend off a rootworm attack using radioactive tracers on plant hormones in corn.

Controlling white mould in soybeans

In 2016, when sclerotinia stem rot was widespread in canola, the expectation might have been that the disease (called white mould in soybean) could have been problematic in soybean as well. But there haven’t been any widespread problems this year.
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Earn CEUs on us at the Field Crop Disease Summit!

To celebrate the holidays, we’re giving away 10 free passes to the Field Crop Disease Summit each week during the month of December!

Enter our Summit Sweepstakes for a chance to win a two-day pass to the Field Crop Disease Summit, to be held Feb. 21 and 22 in Saskatoon. You can enter once per day, and winners will be announced via e-mail each Friday by 3 p.m. EST.

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Western Canadian Crop Production Show

Jan. 9-12, 2017
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Manitoba Ag Days

Jan. 17, 2017
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Field Crop Disease Summit

Feb. 21-22, 2017
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