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October 11, 2018
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Managing a wet, cold and stressful harvest

The latest crop reports show harvest progress is slightly behind average in all three Prairie provinces as a result of cooler, wet weather. Producers still harvesting are encouraged to talk to their elevators for options, bankers for relief, and neighbours for support.

Making Western winter wheat Canada's new premium quality product

Robert Graf, research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, is developing winter wheat varieties that incorporate more of the characteristics that bakers and millers look for in premium quality spring wheat.

Farmers advised to buy available fertilizer now

Experts are predicting a worldwide fertilizer shortage in North America. Farmers are being advised to purchase their input now, rather than wait until peak season where supply could be low and prices could be high.
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Life under the snow

Fertilizers and manure are often applied in the fall to help crops get off to a good start the following spring. However, the practice may not be as productive as farmers think. Research has found that biological activity in the soil continues over the winter, so what does this mean for fall fertilization practices? » Learn more

The next revolution?

Wheat is a widely grown crop but it does not travel well – varieties that perform well out west do not necessarily perform well in Eastern Canada. The current Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada winter wheat breeding program is looking into hard red winter wheat varieties specifically adapted to their region. » Learn more

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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