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March 23, 2019

What can we expect from soybeans after a dry year?

Drought stress impacted many Manitoba soybean farmers in 2018. Cassandra Tkachuk, production specialist with the Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers, breaks down yield, soil moisture conservation, plant establishment and future predictions in the latest Bean Report.

Deadline approaches for Excellence Award for Ag Students

Agricultural students are asked to submit responses answering, “How can agriculture bridge the increasing rural and urban divide?” for a chance to win $1,500 toward their education. The deadline to apply is May 3, 2019.

Agriculture initiatives in the 2019 Federal Budget

The federal government’s 2019 Budget includes the announcement of a National Food Policy, a push for regulatory modernization, a three-year agricultural immigration pilot, and a commitment to expand high-speed internet across Canada.
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Authority® 480 herbicide: kochia solution

Pre-emergent Authority ® 480 herbicide is game-over for kochia in peas, flax and chickpeas. But why stop there? As long as you’re taking down the most-wanted weed in the field, get the rest of the posse too. Authority® 480 herbicide’s powerful, extended activity is also highly effective on redroot pigweed, lamb’s-quarters, wild buckwheat and cleavers. As a Group 14, it also protects you against the risk of weed resistance. Need grass control too? Choose from many tank-mix partners.

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Size matters: increasing kernel size in corn

Increasing corn yields isn’t just about planting more plants or growing more kernels per ear of corn. It’s also about making sure each kernel of corn is the biggest it can be. In addition to hybrid selection, agronomy professor Dr. Tony Vyn also recommends focusing on an incremental approach to the integrated management of nutrients and tillage to achieve bigger kernels of corn. » Learn more

GMC Sierra wins the 2019 Canadian Truck King title

The Canadian Truck King Challenge, an annual event that tests the newest trucks through real-world situations, crowned the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali as its champion. The challenge tested each vehicle with hefty payloads and significant towing loads, revealing characteristics that could have gone unnoticed. » Learn more
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Getting ahead of weeds this spring

Early weed control is important to ensure good crop emergence and stand establishment for most crops, especially in crops that are poor competitors with weeds. The timing of the critical weed control period is based on yield loss due to weed interference of no more than five per cent. » Read more

Alberta Agriculture Job Fair

April 16
Lethbridge, Alta.
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