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March 14, 2019
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Canadian Grain Commission proposes adding falling number and DON to grain grading

As part of its grain grading modernization initiative, the Canadian Grain Commission is inviting grain sector stakeholders to provide input on whether falling number and deoxynivalenol should become official grain grading factors. Stakeholders have until May 10, 2019, to provide input.

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.

Video: Derek Axten shares intercropping insights

Derek Axten presented the practices he’s experimented with on his farm to improve soil health, such as intercropping, at the 2019 Soil Management and Sustainability Summit. In our second Speaker Spotlight video, Axten shares what practices he would recommend and advice for starting something new.
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Chickpea-flax intercrops show promise

Research is catching up to the rise of intercropping in Western Canada. Recent trials looking into chickpea-flax intercrops have shown flax seeding rate has had the biggest impact of the studied agronomic practices. A chickpea-pea intercrop also provides an opportunity for producers who aren’t in a chickpea area to experiment with the high value crop. » Learn more

Managing Ascochyta in field pea

Ascochyta blight is the most common disease of field pea in Western Canada, producing yield losses of more than 30 per cent. Research conducted by the Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers looked at seeding rate and foliar fungicide application impacts on yield, finding that a yield response to a fungicide application was highly dependent on the weather. » Learn more
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