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Saskatchewan moves forward with agricultural water management strategy

The Agricultural Water Management Advisory Boards will cover two areas, policy development and technical review. The policy advisory board will provide input and advice on agricultural water management policies for the future.

The time to scout for cutworms is now

A Canola Agronomic Research Program project on cutworms is now completed, leading to a handy guide called “The Cutworm Booklet,” which will help producers identify and control cutworm species, and give them a better understanding of the role of natural enemies in the control of the pests.

Italy wants country of origin labels on pasta

Canadian exporters and farmers fear the move would depress prices in Canada, the biggest global durum exporter, as it would require Italian pasta makers to segregate supplies by country.
Current Issue 1

Getting the most out of your cereal fungicide

The disease triangle can express what a disease is all about. It’s the result of a susceptible host, a favourable environment and sufficient quantities of a virulent pathogen. The key thing to remember is that what you do in terms of crop management practices will impact the interaction of those three factors and ultimately, the risk of disease. » Read more...
Current issue 2

Advancing bioherbicide research for agriculture crops

Just over 20 years ago, researchers initiated the first bioherbicide research and development program in the country at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) in Saskatoon. Led by Karen Bailey (who recently retired), the program has made significant advancements in bioherbicide development for horticulture and turf crops, and more recently, promising solutions for agriculture. » 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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