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Prairie Fusarium watch is on

Prairie cereal growers in warm, humid zones will be on the lookout out for Fusarium head blight outbreaks in the flowering stage.

Grain grading and variety designation changes come into effect on August 1

The individual standard samples for frost, heat stress and mildew replaces the current combined standard samples as the assessment tools for grading factors in all classes of Western Canadian wheat, preventing the unnecessary downgrading of wheat.

Japan resumes Canadian wheat purchases

The buzz about the GM wheat found in Alberta is fading as Japan resumes purchases of Canadian wheat after testing showed no evidence of genetically modification in imported wheat.
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Impacts of unharvested and overwintered crops

In the fall of 2016, early snowfall and excess moisture resulted in 2.5 million acres of unharvested crop in fields over the winter, primarily in Saskatchewan and Alberta. How did this impact the 2017 cropping season and what can be learned? » Learn more

Putting the moisture where it counts

Even though only 70 acres of Don Plett’s land in Alberta is irrigated using subsurface drip irrigation, it makes a difference. Subsurface drip irrigation delivers water directly to root systems and interest in the system is growing. » Learn more

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

September 11 – 13
Woodstock, Ont.
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Precision Agriculture Conference

November 14 – 15
Saskatoon, Sask.
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