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December 6, 2018
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Soil’s history: A solution to soluble phosphorus?

According to a new study, previous applications of phosphorus fertilizers increase the effectiveness of subsequent applications. The study showed that when a lot of phosphorus has been applied over time, the penetration of phosphorus slows down and stops. When this happens producers only need to apply phosphorus where it’s missing instead of everywhere.

Canola Council changes to keep pace with Canada’s evolving canola sector

The Canola Council of Canada outlined new directions the organization will take in 2019, including discontinuing consumer-oriented promotion programs in established canola markets, transferring some of its activities to other organizations or wrapping them up completely, and reducing the core budget.

Win your entry with the Soil Summit Sweepstakes!

Enter our Summit Sweepstakes for a chance to win one of 10 free passes to the Soil Management and Sustainability Summit, to be held Feb. 26 in Saskatoon. You can enter once per day, and winners will be announced via e-mail each Friday by 3 p.m. EDT and posted on
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Expanding weed control options for seed corn

The herbicide toolbox for seed corn producers has been sparse, but research is gradually overcoming this problem. Weed scientist Robert Nurse is reaching into the herbicide toolbox for field corn and testing it on seed corn to expand the control options available for producers. » Learn more

Malt barley for the Maritimes

The main challenge for Maritime malt barley growers is meeting the strict specifications for grain quality. It requires luck with the weather, along with proper production practices and good storage conditions. Currently, agronomic research, varietal testing and educational activities are underway to help Maritime producers with a focus on improving grain quality out east. » Learn more

Prairie Cereals Summit

Dec. 12-13
Banff, Alta.
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