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Moon rover finds applications in Canadian agriculture

An Ontario company that developed lunar rovers for the Canadian Space Agency has adapted the technology for use on Earth. The vehicle has applications across a variety of industries, including agriculture.

Federal ag minister makes the rounds in Alberta

Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, was in Calgary last week to discuss challenges and opportunities for the agriculture sector.

Earth Alive admitted to Global Soil Partnership

Earth Alive Clean Technologies Inc. a Canadian Clean-Tech company and developer and manufacturer of innovative microbial technology products, has been admitted to the Global Soil Partnership, hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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Disease management: Lessons from Australasia and Europe

Where are we in terms of integrated disease management (IDM)? What is IDM all about? Principally it’s about trying to make sure we use all the tools in the toolbox, integrating genetic resistance with chemical fungicides, cultural control and overall crop agronomy. When we sow the crop and how we look after it with nitrogen can profoundly affect how much disease pressure we’re under. >> Learn more
Current Issue 1

7 tips to save water with your irrigation system

Droughts are a part of the Prairie climate and severe, prolonged droughts can put a strain on irrigation water supplies. Various practices can help farmers who use irrigation to make every drop count during short-term water limitations. » Read more...
Current issue 2

Refining variable rate irrigation prescriptions

By having the ability to vary the water applications across a field, you can try to create the ideal soil moisture content throughout the field to optimize crop growth. However, it’s challenging to create prescriptions that accurately meet the crop’s water needs, as those needs vary across the field and over the course of the growing season. » 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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