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Richardson acquires new crop inputs business

Richardson International Limited is adding another crop inputs location to its growing network of retail crop inputs centres across the Prairies.

Pea leaf weevil forecast

Evidence of feeding in 2017 once again was over a wider range than in previous years. The range of pea leaf weevil activity has expanded dramatically in central Alberta since 2013.

New Holland adds data-sharing options

New Holland announced that it has enabled wireless data transfer capabilities between its PLM Connect Precision Land Management system and six more major service providers, including popular farm management system, AgDNA.
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Managing iron deficiency chlorosis

“IDC was much more of a concern [this year] than in previous years,” says Dennis Lange, pulse specialist with Manitoba Agriculture. Symptoms persisted for 14 to 21 days rather than 10 to 14 in typical years. Symptoms of IDC typically show up in the second and third trifoliate stage, if the plant is unable to take up enough iron from the soil. » Read More

Evaluating the effect of hail damage

Crop insurance adjustment procedures are being updated with local data to better reflect unique soybean growing conditions in Manitoba. Severe weather and hail events in field crops seem to be more prevalent over the past few years. In 2015 and 2016, The Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation estimated crop-hail loss payments to Manitoba producers from all sources at $54.1 million and $77.7 million, respectively. » Read More

2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit

February 27-28
Saskatoon, Sask.
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Agronomy Update 2018

January 9-10
Red Deer, Atla.
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January 9-10
Saskatoon, Sask.
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