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New method for soil testing

A novel method to quantify soil health in contrasting land uses has the potential to deepen our understanding of how to manage and predict the impacts of land-use conversion.

Manitoba alfalfa growers wanted

Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association (MFGA)'s Green Gold program is seeking more producer involvement to help maximize the program's benefits to producers. MFGA is specifically looking for more alfalfa fields, particularly in the western, central and interlake areas of Manitoba.

Prairie-wide insect forecasts now available

Generated risk maps include bertha armyworm, grasshoppers, wheat midge, cabbage seedpod weevil, pea leaf weevil, wheat stem sawfly and diamondback moth, as well as average temperature, average precipitation, and modeled soil moisture.
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Current Issue 1

Preparing for resurgence of stripe rust

Stripe rust was rarely considered an economic concern, except in some irrigated crops in southern Alberta. However, in 2011 stripe rust caused serious economic impacts in both Saskatchewan and southern Alberta. Researchers are trying to learn more about the disease and find ways to help both plant breeders and growers manage it. » Read more...
Current issue 2

Improving Fusarium head blight management

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan launched a three-year project last year to evaluate fungicide timing for FHB management in durum wheat. Led by Randy Kutcher, an associate professor of cereal and flax pathology, and graduate student Gursahib Singh, the objective is to determine the most appropriate fungicide application timing for FHB management in durum wheat. » Read more...

Canolapalooza Saskatchewan

June 20, 2017
Location: Saskatoon
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Canada’s Farm Progress Show

June 21-23, 2017
Location: Regina
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Canolapalooza Manitoba

June 22, 2017
Location: Portage la Prairie, Man.
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Canolapalooza Alberta

June 27, 2017
Location: Lacombe, Alta.
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