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October 25, 2018
Lemken - BB1

Soil moisture improves and harvest progresses in Alberta

The past two weeks of better weather have been good news for producers. Harvest progress is up in Alberta, and so are soil moisture conditions, with 74 per cent of the average surface soil moisture rated as excellent.

FCC supports Prairie customers impacted by wet weather

Farm Credit Canada is offering support, such as payment deferrals, to customers in parts of the Prairies facing financial hardship as a result of widespread excessive moisture that has delayed harvest and reduced the quality of this year’s crop.

Webinar: Best practices for cover crops

In the first of Top Crop Manager’s webinar series, the University of Guelph’s Kris McNaughton and Laura Van Eerd will discuss strategies for choosing and terminating the proper cover crops for your field. Registration is now open.
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Featured News 

Accelerating drought tolerance in wheat

Western Canadian researchers are looking at wheat cultivars that thrive and struggle during droughts so they can find out what’s different and help plant breeders develop drought-resistant wheat. The researchers are also looking into a seed treatment that will induce earlier germination, faster root establishment and more lateral root growth. » Learn more

No blackleg, no problem

Blackleg is on the rise due to a shift in the races of the pathogen that has resulted in the loss of resistances in some canola varieties. For growers in tight rotations, if blackleg severity and incidence start to build up over time, then rotating to a different resistant gene would be warranted. For others, if blackleg isn’t growing in severity, you might be rotating to a resistant gene that isn’t as good as your current one. » Learn more
Monstanto - SS2

Get the field you deserve with the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System.

You carefully plan your growing season every year, knowing that everything can change in an instant. But now, you can stay in control with the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System.

With tolerance to glyphosate and now dicamba, farmers have access to even more tools to help control tough broadleaf weeds. Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans are also built on the proven yield potential of the Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® trait, so farmers can achieve their yield goals. » Learn more
Agrium ESN

What do 4R practices entail for growers?

It means using the right nutrient source, applied at the right rate, in the right place, at the right time. 4R practices are a win-win for producers and the environment. When it comes to nitrogen (N) fertilizer, using a controlled-release product with added protection, like ESN Smart Nitrogen, is a clear choice for 4R best practice. » Read more

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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