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World’s largest pea processing plant coming to Manitoba

A new $400 million pea processing plant is in the works to be built in Manitoba, creating more than 150 new jobs in the province. Construction is expected to start before the end of 2017.

Alberta’s wheat midge forecast released

The forecast for 2017 shows an overall lower level of wheat midge across Alberta. However, wheat midge has not followed the forecasts very well in the Peace region, so there are likely sufficient populations in the eastern Peace to fuel a resurgence.

Fusarium resistance levels for spring wheat

A new research study from Manitoba Agriculture shows the Fusarium head blight resistance levels in spring wheat may be different than the official ratings.
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Thinking Small

Thinking ‘small’ to stamp out clubroot

Although clubroot represents a potentially serious threat to canola production in Western Canada, so far only a few isolated infestations have been identified. Industry approached researchers to see if there might be an option for controlling clubroot in these small areas and limiting the spread of this soil-borne disease to other fields. » Learn More
Managing Copper Deficiency

Managing copper deficiency in cereals

Copper (Cu) is an essential micronutrient required to optimize cereal crop yield and quality. Research in the 1990s showed some cultivars of wheat were much more sensitive to Cu deficiency than others, but newer varieties have not been evaluated for relative sensitivity to Cu deficiency. » Learn More

Field Crop Disease Summit

Feb. 21-22
Location: Saskatoon
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FarmTech 2017

Jan. 31-Feb. 2
Location: Edmonton
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Family, Farm and Finances

Feb. 14
Location: Winnipeg, MB
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