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Doubling food production by 2050 incorrect?

"Food production must double by 2050 to feed the world's growing population." This has become widely accepted among academics, policymakers and farmers, but now researchers are challenging this assertion and suggesting a new vision for the future of agriculture.

Agriculture literacy month underway

During Agriculture Literacy Month, producers and other members of the agriculture industry visit classrooms across the country to read stories and discuss their agricultural experiences. The visits are supplemented by materials (like books and videos) provided by Agriculture in the Classroom, a not-for-profit organization that aims to educate Canadian teachers and youth about the importance of agriculture.

Flood risk remains high in Manitoba

The first 2017 flood outlook suggests the risk of moderate to major flooding persists in many areas of Manitoba. The province’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre will continue to closely monitor precipitation, spring melt and inflows from the northern United States in the Red River Basin and the Souris River basin in the west.
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Blogging reliable and timely Prairie-wide updates

The Prairie Pest Monitoring Network (PPMN), now in its 20th year, continues to provide timely crop insect pest risk and forecasting tools for growers and the industry across Western Canada. As technology and forecasting tools advance, so does the ability of the network to provide relevant insect pest information related to scouting, identification and monitoring tools and information. » Read more
Current Issue

New corn hybrids

Breeders are expanding the corn hybrids available to producers and continue to focus on early maturing hybrids. They also bring a variety of stacked traits to western Canadian corn growers. Seed companies have supplied Top Crop Manager with information on the new corn hybrids for 2017. Growers are advised to check local performance trials to help in variety selection. » Read more

Canola Council’s 50th Convention

March 7-9, 2017
Location: Winnipeg
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Midwest Cover Crops Council 2017 Conference

March 15, 2017
Location: Grand Rapids, Mich.
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Grain Farmers of Ontario March Classic

March 21, 2017
Location: London, Ont.
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