View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

February 28, 2019
Bayer - BB1

How to prevent unwelcome deposits in the weed seed bank

Below the soil surface lurks the weed seed bank – the predominant source of weed pressure on current and future crops. Harry Brook, crop specialist at the Alberta Ag-Info Centre, explains how the weed seed bank works and how to reduce its potency.

UWinnipeg lands $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant

A University of Winnipeg research project taking advantage of machine learning for weed identification receives a Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant worth $250,000. The program is now accepting applications for 2019.

2019 Ag Succession Planning Survey

What is your farm’s succession plan? Help gain a better understanding of the future of Canadian farming by completing Top Crop Manager’s Ag Succession Planning survey, and earn the chance to win a $500 cash prize.
Featured News 

Fertilizer management of alfalfa

Alfalfa is an excellent yielding crop, but removes a relatively high amount of soil nutrients. While nitrogen fertilizer is rarely needed for a healthy alfalfa field, without proper inoculation of alfalfa seed there’s a possibility poor nitrogen fixation may occur. » Learn more

Soybean response to potassium fertility in Manitoba

Soybeans remove large amounts of potassium from the soil, and as acreage expands, so do potassium deficiencies. Researchers in Manitoba are developing updated fertility management strategies that understand K removal, not just for soybean crops, but also across the whole crop rotation system. » Learn more
Sponsored Content 

Optimize Your Fertilizer

Selecting what fertilizer best fits your operation can be a difficult process — this likely isn’t a surprise to you. With so many factors playing into the equation, how do you decide what details to consider to ensure your crops get the essential nutrients they need? » Read more
Nutrien - BB2

Manitoba Clubroot Tour

Jan. 30 - Mar. 14
» Learn More