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Harvest hits the Prairie provinces early

Dry warm weather continues to advance harvest across the Prairies, especially in Saskatchewan which reported harvest numbers double the five year average. Overall, southern regions are reporting poorer crop conditions.

Deadline approaches for Canola Agronomic Research Program

The deadline to submit a letter of intent for the Canola Agronomic Research Program is Sept. 4, 2018. Priority areas for research include disease, fertility and soil health, integrated pest management and sustainability, and harvest and storage management.

Bean harvest near completion in Manitoba

Pea harvest is now complete, while soybean and dry bean harvest is underway in Manitoba, according to the latest bean report. Variable maturity rates in soybeans and very dry seed in dry bean are being reported as harvest issues.

Top Crop Manager’s 2018 Cover Photo Contest

Your photo could be featured on the cover of our December issue, our national edition that is distributed to farmers across Canada. Share what makes up your Top Crop - the challenges, successes and the ins and outs of your cropping season.

Show us your picturesque fields, the pesky insects you found this year, or your best photos from seeding and harvest. Photos will be accepted until October 24, 2018. Keep an eye out for additional prizes from our sponsor Meridian Manufacturing. » Submit your photos here
Featured News 

Know your cover crop goals before planting

Interest in cover crops is increasing despite the extra management requirements for producers. Not all cover crops are the same, and a producer’s reasons for planting cover crops determines what cover crop they use. » Learn more

Building soil resilience with cover crops

Researchers look into the use of cover crops in “shoulder seasons” - fall after harvest, and spring before planting - in order to help build resilient, productive soils and reduce erosion. » Learn more
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Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Sept. 11-13
Woodstock, Ont.
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Canola Discovery Forum

Oct. 22-23
Banff, Alta.
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EIMA International

Nov. 7-11
Bologna, Italy
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