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October 18, 2018
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Alberta alerting government to $3 billion in unharvested crops

Team Alberta is alerting Alberta Agriculture and Forestry officials to over $3 billion in crops that remain in the field to ensure government agencies are prepared to respond promptly to unharvested acre claims and consider all options to help farmers deal with a difficult harvest.

Better access for value-added canola to Asia is near

Tariffs on Canadian canola oil and other value-added products will be eliminated over the next five years in Japan and Vietnam as a result of the recently passed Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership bill.

Deadline approaches for award celebrating mental health champions in ag

The deadline for nominations for the Brigid Rivoire Award is Nov. 16. The annual award recognizes an individual, organization or group that has made outstanding contributions in raising awareness, addressing stigma and supporting agricultural mental health in their local community.
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Featured News 

Diversifying rotations for higher corn yields

A new computer modeling study shows that corn yields improved under diversified rotations versus corn grown in monoculture. The model is being validated against field results so researchers can start using the model to explore what-if scenarios, like how diversified rotations react to extreme weather changes. » Learn more

Cover crop management

There’s no doubt cover crops provide an abundance of benefits for producers, including boosting soil health and improving crop performance. However, not all cover crops are created equally, especially when it comes to ensuring cover crops don’t become a weed in crop rotations. » Learn more
Photo Contest

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

Why Soil Health is Important

Growers today strive to be as efficient as possible — both for the benefit of their bottom lines, and to be good stewards of the land. It is important to keep in mind the large impact that fertilizer input can have on both. » Read 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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