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October 4, 2018

Answering fall fertilizer questions for 2018

Fall fertilizer questions about reducing fertilizer costs, nutrient carryover, soil test results and applying nitrogen and sulphur are answered in Canola Watch's latest newsletter for canola growers.

Storage considerations for record grain crop

Western Canadian producers are on pace to have larger than average grain carry over into the 2018-2019 crop year. Ryan Furtas, input market analyst with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, breaks down what producers should consider when looking for more grain storage.

New trade agreement reached

For Canada’s wheat and barley farmers, the new trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico to replace NAFTA means continued access to the United States – Canada’s largest export market for wheat and second largest for barley.
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Featured News 

Reduce soybean harvest losses by 50 per cent

Slow down or add an air reel and save $12.50 per acre. Those are the findings of a recent Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute research project that looked at soybean header losses. The researchers focused on header loss because research showed that an estimated 80 per cent of harvest loss in soybean occurs at the header. » Learn more

Going back to go forward

Plant breeders are venturing into the wild to improve barley. Instead of bringing individual genes from a wild cousin into the cultivated crop, Duane Falk is tackling the problem from the opposite direction and re-domesticating wild barley. » Learn more
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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, and you could be featured on the cover and win an Apeman 4K Action Camera from Meridian Manufacturing. Photos will be accepted until October 24, 2018. » Submit your photos here
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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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Agri-Trade Equipment Expo

Nov. 7-9
Red Deer, Alta.
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