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Manitoba soybean seeding near complete

Soybean seeding is nearing completion in most areas of Manitoba, with germination and emergence of soybean crops well underway.

Early season weed control

Early weed control has many benefits as weeds compete with crops for nutrients, water, and light. All crops have a critical weed control period, which is the time when the crop is susceptible to significant yield loss from weed competition.

Farmland prices threatening the future of farming

The average price of farmland in Canada has more than doubled in the last 10 years, leading to concerns about the future of agriculture in this country as a large group of farmers retires over the next decade.
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Impacts of fungicide and herbicide timing

Foliar diseases in barley can be a challenge for growers; increasingly so as the trend to shorter rotations continues. Fungicides are just one of many disease-management tools. Protecting the upper leaves in the barley canopy are important for grain filling and yield, with flag leaf to head emergence in barley as the recommended fungicide application timing. » Learn more

Running in quicksand?

After 44 years, you would think something would change. But in the latest Prairie Weed Survey report, green foxtail, wild buckwheat and wild oats still come out on top as the three most troublesome weeds, measured as relative abundance. » Learn more

CanolaPalooza Alberta

June 27
Lacombe, Alta.
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