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Herbicide Survey

Neonics harming songbirds

According to researchers, imidacloprid (neonicotinoid) and chlorpyrifos (organophosphate) are toxic to seed-eating songbirds, even affecting their migration.

Succession planning: What you need to know from a management consultant

We caught up with Terry Betker, president and chief executive officer of the management consulting firm Backswath Management Inc., for advice at all stages of the process.

SaskFlax joins Grain Growers of Canada

A Saskatchewan-based farm organization has become the 13th member of Grain Growers of Canada.
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Researchers develop new yield loss model to estimate impacts of blackleg disease

Severe epidemics of blackleg can result in significant yield losses. Researchers have developed a new blackleg yield loss model for canola and an associated set of guidelines and recommendations for farmers and industry to help understand the economic impacts of this significant disease. » Read More
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Managing volunteer glyphosate-resistant canola in glyphosate-resistant soybeans

Soybean acreage is continuing to expand west into Saskatchewan and Alberta. Many growers already grow glyphosate-resistant canola in rotation and are adding glyphosate-resistant soybeans as another crop in their system. However, managing glyphosate-resistant canola volunteers in glyphosate-resistant soybeans is a challenge. » Read More

2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit

February 27-28, 2018
Location: Saskatoon, Sask.
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2017 Manitoba Farm Women's Conference

November 19-21, 2017
Location: Brandon, Man.
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Canadian Weed Science Society Annual Meeting

November 20-23, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Sask.
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Canadian Western Agribition

November 20-25, 2017
Location: >Regina, Sask.
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