View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

November 1, 2018
Arysta - BB1

Tips for drying and storing damp grains

Wet weather during the 2018 harvest has forced many producers to take their crop off the field at high moisture levels. Artificial drying can help reduce the risk of spoilage due to excess moisture, but it is important to follow proper drying practices to prevent heat damage.

Clubroot symptoms spread in Saskatchewan

Confirmed symptoms of clubroot have travelled beyond fields in northwestern and north central Saskatchewan, appearing as far south as the Saskatoon area. The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is currently completing soil tests that will provide more information on the distribution of the disease.

Harvest Sample Program deadline extended

The Canadian Grain Commission has extended the deadlines of its Harvest Sample Program by a month in response to the delayed harvest experienced by producers in parts of Canada. The program will also start providing Falling Number and DON results for wheat this year.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Brevant seeds high-yielding canola hybrids deliver disease resistance

Disease pressure is an ongoing concern for canola farmers. Diseases like clubroot and blackleg continue to spread across the Canadian Prairies, with the potential to dramatically affect crop yields.

Experts advise farmers to include clubroot resistant canola hybrids in their rotations, even if the pathogens haven’t been detected in their fields yet. » Learn more
Featured News 

How do weeds spread?

While the biggest culprit for spreading weeds is the wind, weeds are being transferred via waterways as well as by wildlife, livestock and even farm equipment. Dave Bilyea, a weed technician with the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus, breaks down some unique ways weeds travel and encourages producers to be diligent in scouting on and off their own fields. » Learn more

Going native with nitrogen fixation

Most nitrogen-fixing bacteria in commercial soybean inoculants originate from subtropical regions, just like soybeans themselves. But are subtropical inoculants really the best choice for Canadian soybean production? Recent research shows some native Canadian bacteria are much better nitrogen fixers for our short-season soybean cultivars. » Learn more
Lemken - SS2

LEMKEN Strategic Tillage Solutions. Versatility at high speeds.

Get the LEMKEN equipment you need today – It’s easy!
Finance any new LEMKEN machine at great rates today and start using Strategic Tillage to improve your farm’s bottom line.
Please visit or contact your LEMKEN representative for more information.

1.99% FOR 36 MONTHS
2.99% FOR 48 MONTHS
3.99% FOR 60 MONTHS

For a limited time. Conditions apply. Take advantage of this exceptional offer. » Learn more
Monsanto - BB2

Agri-Trade Equipment Expo

Nov. 7-9
Red Deer, Alta.
» Learn More