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Saskatchewan to experience near-normal to above-normal run-off levels

The Water Security Agency released an updated spring runoff outlook for 2018, confirming the early March snowfall across much of southern Saskatchewan has raised projections for a near-normal to above-normal snowmelt runoff across most of the province.

Breakthrough for glyphosate resistance

Kansas State University researchers have discovered how weeds develop resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate, a finding that could have broad future implications in agriculture and many other industries.

Brooks and Jen White chosen as Manitoba's Outstanding Young Farmers

More than 75 people gathered to honour fifth-generation farmers, Brooks and Jen White, of Borderland Agriculture in Pierson, Man., as Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018. 
Feature Articles 
Feature 1

More efficient N applications possible

University of Minnesota researcher Fabian Fernandez says growers could seriously shave the fertilizer budget by taking a different approach to nitrogen (N) applications. Along with colleagues, Fernandez has been conducting research to better understand the nitrogen cycle in several midwest and northern Great Plains states. » Read more...
Feature 2

More market opportunities for fababeans

The fababean crop has been growing in popularity in Western Canada. In Saskatchewan in particular, it is promoted as the pulse to grow in the northern and eastern areas of the province that are not ideal for lentils or chickpeas. However, while export markets are currently limited for Western Canada’s fababeans, a recent study looking at potential markets the crop reveals opportunities closer to home that producers can tap into. » Read more...
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Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

March 26-31
Brandon, Man.
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