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Funding for 46 crop-related research projects in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) has announced nearly $7.7 million in funding for crop-related research projects. Funded projects include research on improving plant breeding technology and optimizing loss-sensing technology on farm equipment.

Congratulations to the Summit Sweepstakes grand prize winner!

The 2017 Field Crop Disease Summit Sweepstakes grand prize winner has been chosen! Congratulations to Alissa Snider – lucky winner of two free passes to the Summit, taking place on Feb. 21 and 22 in Saskatoon, plus an overnight stay at the Holiday Inn Saskatoon Downtown.

BioClay technology reduces the use of pesticides

An environmentally sustainable alternative to chemicals and pesticides that involves a spray of nano-sized degradable clay makes plants “think” they are being attacked by a disease or pest insect, and the plant responds by protecting itself.
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Know your nitrogen: which fertilizer stands out

Enhanced efficiency fertilizers (EEF) are forms of fertilizer, including nitrogen, designed to reduce nutrient losses to the environment. In doing so they make more nutrients available to crops. » Click here to learn about the 3 types of EEFs.

What weather means for your nitrogen

Increasingly volatile weather conditions are changing how farmers handle their crop nutrients, including nitrogen (N). As the weather patterns change, some farmers are losing more nitrogen from their fertilizers to the surrounding environment. » Click to learn how the controlled release of ESN Smart Nitrogen can reduce N loss.
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Nurturing a healthy microbial community

Soil microbes provide billions and billions of teeny helping hands to your crops. Those helping hands are key to sustainable, profitable crop production. » Read more...

Sowing the seeds of an idea

Is it practical for farmers on the southern Canadian Prairies to harvest two crops on the same field in the same growing season? It’s an intriguing idea that Jamie Larsen thinks just might work – especially in warmer areas that have irrigation and if one of the two crops is a winter cereal that can be taken off for silage. » Read more...

Manitoba Ag Days

Jan. 17-19
Location: Brandon, Man.
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FarmTech 2017

Jan. 31-Feb. 2
Location: Edmonton
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Field Crop Disease Summit

Feb. 21-22
Location: Saskatoon
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