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Tax tips for farmers

The Canada Revenue Agency offers tips for claiming expenses, reporting income or losses and completing your return.

Concerns around farm security on the rise

Statistics Canada says crime in many rural communities climbed in 2015, led by Alberta with a 10 per cent increase, leaving more farmers looking for ways to protect their property.

Ministers divided on carbon pricing

Canada’s agriculture minister Lawrence MacAulay says the federal government plans to forge ahead with a plan that will require all provinces to have carbon pricing schemes in place next year, despite strong opposition.
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Weed control

More options for weed control

New herbicide product registrations and label updates continue to bring more choice to farmers, with multiple modes of action to manage weed infestations and herbicide resistance. » Read more...
Canola production

New fungi could improve canola production

A recently discovered mycorrhizal fungus, Pirifomospora indica, holds promise for improving canola production. In nutrition experiments, root inoculation with P. indica increased shoot and root growth of canola seedlings. The effect was more pronounced under higher nitrogen levels and in the presence of organic carbon in the growth medium. » Read more...
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Controlled release nitrogen added security during seeding time

Seeding can be a challenging process, and is only amplified when simultaneous fertilizer application is involved. Too wet or too dry conditions – not uncommon in the northern tier states and western Canada – provide challenges for seeding with fertilizer. Using the right nitrogen fertilizer gives growers an edge during seeding time and through the duration of the growing season. » Read more
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Nitrogen provides boost to soil health

Longtime convention held that N, particularly anhydrous ammonia, had a negative impact on soil health. A recent study in Iowa found that nitrogen (N) fertilizer provided a boost to carbon and organic matter in the soil across the state of Iowa. The study observed that N had an impact on maintaining and improving soil health, due to the increase of the crop residues in the soil. » Read more

Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

March 27-April 1, 2017
Location: Brandon, Man.
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Spring Workshop on Organic Research

April 7, 2017
Location: Swift Current, Sask.
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