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Governments invest in on-farm environmental stewardship projects

A total of 23 projects in Manitoba will receive funding to enhance riparian areas, build water retention structures, protect sensitive lands with perennial cover and establish grassed waterway buffers.

The producer perspective on grain transportation

In a presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, the Alberta Wheat Commission urged the quick passage of Bill C-49 – historic federal legislation that promises to provide long-term solutions to Canada’s grain transportation issues which have plagued the industry for decades.

Farm succession planning steps and checklist

There are two main parts to developing a succession plan: (1) the "process" - discussing it, thinking about it, researching options, planning, deciding and (2) the "documentation" - recording the decisions through a written succession plan.
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Planting dates and soil temperatures for seeding soybeans

When is the “right” time to put soybeans into the ground? Research in Manitoba is moving beyond the recommendations borrowed from Ontario and south of the border to develop Prairie-specific guidelines. The original recommendation for soybean growers in Manitoba was to plant soybeans when the average soil temperature at seeding depth was at least 10 C or higher. » Read More
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How to reclaim and manage eroded knolls

Yield reduction on eroded knolls is often in the range of 40 per cent to complete loss in dry years. The reduction in farm income can be quite significant depending on the percentage of land that is made up of eroded knolls. » Read More
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Precision Agriculture Conference

October 25, 2017
Location: Saskatoon
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