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Manitoba crops seeing emergence and growth

Seeding is nearing completion for the 2018 season in Manitoba, with progress estimated at 94 per cent complete. Most areas of the province received rainfall, although amounts were variable. Additional precipitation is needed in many areas, according to the latest crop report from Manitoba Agriculture.

Chickpea planting on the rise

Canadian farmers are poised to plant 140,000 hectares of chickpeas this season – the biggest crop in 11 years, and more than double what was sowed last year.

Ag equipment program opens doors for next generation

Agricultural equipment dealers are working with Saskatchewan high schools to find a new generation of employees.
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Fusarium head blight on canaryseed

Fusarium head blight (FHB) on canaryseed is on the radar for growers and researchers. Although it was only recently confirmed at the University of Saskatchewan by Paulina Cholango Martinez and Randy Kutcher, Kevin Hursh, executive director of the Canaryseed Development Commission of Saskatchewan, says that Fusarium has been showing up in seed tested for germination when a disease screening was also conducted. » Learn more
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Crop-water relations

Water is required in far greater amounts than any other nutrient taken up from soil, and several factors determine how much water a crop needs and uses, including crop type, different stages of crop growth, amount of available water in soil and other environmental factors. » Learn more

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