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January 3, 2019

Canola performance trials 2018 results released

The 2018 Canola Performance Trials small plot and field scale data booklet is now available online, providing growers with performance and comparative data on existing and new canola varieties.

Alberta insect forecast and survey maps now available

Alberta Agriculture has released the 2019 Wheat Midge Forecast Map, Pea Leaf Weevil Survey and the 2019 Wheat Stem Sawfly Forecast Map, allowing producers to make informed decisions on which pest threats to watch and seed treatments to use.

Soil Summit Sweepstakes winners: Grand prize and week four

Throughout the month of December, Top Crop Manager gave away 10 passes per week to the Soil Management and Sustainability Summit, to be held Feb. 26, 2019, in Saskatoon. Did you win? All the winners of the Soil Summit Sweepstakes are now posted online.
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Earn CEU credits at the Soil Management and Sustainability Summit!

Take advantage of the early bird price of just $80 and register today for the Soil Management and Sustainability Summit, to be held Feb. 26 in Saskatoon. The Summit – which is approved for 7 CCA-CEUs and 7 CCSC-CEUs – will give you the opportunity to hear directly from leading researchers, growers and agronomists on precision farming and equipment management, soil health, intercropping, cover crops and soil fertility management. You’ll walk away armed with specific actions and solid ideas to help keep your growing environment in top form. » Read more
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Till or no-till after soybeans?

Is the practice of tilling to manage residue after soybeans supported by research? Yvonne Lawley from the University of Manitoba recorded some surprising results after comparing four tillage approaches to a direct seeded approach. » Learn more

Optimizing wheat production

Sometimes you need to take a fresh look to see if the way you’ve done things in the past is still the best way for today’s conditions. A University of Manitoba project is assessing crop rotations, row spacings and seeding rates to find the optimal choices to maximize wheat yields in current production systems. » Learn more


Jan. 15-16
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Manitoba Ag Days

Jan. 22-24
Brandon, Man.
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