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Final call: Take the Herbicide Resistance Survey now

Extension! The Herbicide Resistance Survey will conclude on December 8th. Don’t miss this opportunity to include your input for a chance to win $500!

Prairie crop hail sums insured over $6.2 billion

Prairie farmers continue to insure their crops for hail damage at near record levels. 2017 recorded one of the lightest hail claim years since 2009.

Summit Sweepstakes: Three weeks left to win!

Congratulations to the first 10 winners of the 2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit Sweepstakes! Top Crop Manager has 30 more passes to give away during the month of December. Don’t miss your chance to win.
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Understanding the effects of sunlight, temperature and precipitation

Crop growth and yield are strongly affected by sunlight, temperature and growing season precipitation. From a farmer’s perspective, temperature and water availability are the two most important environmental factors that affect crop production. » Read More

Researchers strive to develop drought-tolerant canola

"If a drought occurs, you’re looking at more than 20 to 30 per cent losses in any crop. A drought-tolerant crop variety is almost like crop insurance. If you’re hit with a major drought every one out of three years, and you have drought tolerance as an added trait – along with the multiple traits in your elite canola variety – then that’s like insurance that will help protect you,” says Marcus Samuel, an associate professor at the University of Calgary. » Read More

2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit

February 27-28, 2018
Location: Saskatoon, Sask.
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The 7 deadly(ish) sins of grain marketing

December 12, 2017
Location: Portage la Prairie, Man.
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