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Funding for 4R nutrient demo projects

Fertilizer Canada and the federal and provincial governments have awarded contributions to eight producer-led sites to implement 4R Nutrient Stewardship demonstration projects in Saskatchewan.

Beehive numbers continue to climb

Almost 800,000 honeybee colonies are in active duty on Canadian farms this year. That’s about 10 per cent more than in 2016, which was another record year. In fact, the number of hives has been climbing since the late 1990s.

Fusarium head blight risk management tool released in Alberta

This local disease infection risk tool is optimized for use on mobile devices, enabling farmers to remotely view hourly updates on FHB disease severity for their location. Risk is based on a seven-day history of rain, temperature and humidity.
Current Issue 1

Breeding and management of Fusarium head blight

It’s been 25 years since breeders in Western Canada have really had Fusarium head blight (FHB) on their radar and there have been a lot of challenges. One of the challenges is that many genes with fairly small effects control the resistance. Another challenge is that there are different types of resistance that breeders are dealing with. » Read more...
Current issue 2

Best stubble options to sow winter wheat

Canola stubble has traditionally been the preferred stubble for winter wheat plantings because it can capture snow to insulate the overwintering wheat crop, improving winter survivability. However, some high-yielding canola hybrids have later maturities, presenting a challenge for seeding winter wheat at the optimum time. » Read more...

Future Farm Canada Expo

July 6-8, 2017
Location: Olds, Alta.
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Global 4-H Summit

July 11-14, 2017
Location: Ottawa
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Ag in Motion Outdoor Farm Expo

July 18-20, 2017
Location: Saskatoon
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