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Forage program offers farmers greener pastures and cash back

Producers will find greener pastures and more green in their bank accounts thanks to the return of a popular forage seed program offered by Ducks Unlimited Canada and Crop Production Services.

Prairie food processors benefit from new facility

The food processing industry in Saskatchewan will benefit from the opening of the state-of-the-art Agri-Food Innovation Centre, a new facility operated by the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre Inc.

Government of Canada issues statement on Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade issued a statement on the successful conclusion of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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Optimizing pesticide efficiency: A study of spray deposition into canopies

Spraying chemicals has expanded far beyond in-crop herbicides to include fungicides, pre-harvest, and other late season applications in many fields. Challenges arise as growers transition to spraying at different times of the year and into different crops, canopy heights and densities. » Read more...
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Changing recommendations for canola seeding rates

Gone are the days when canola growers dialled in a standard five pounds per acre seeding rate. Today, with wide variations in seed size from three to six grams per 1,000 seeds or more, one size no longer fits all. Also, considering that many growers are cutting seeding rates to save on seed costs, hitting the Canola Council of Canada’s recommended target plant stand may not be possible. » Read more...

2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit

February 27-28
Saskatoon, Sask.
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