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April 25, 2019

Less canola, soybeans, lentils and more wheat expected for 2019

Statistics Canada’s latest report on seeding intentions show farmers are influenced by ongoing issues, such as lower crop prices, tariffs and trade disputes and planting less canola, lentils and soybeans in 2019.

Maizex Seeds and BrettYoung announce partnership

Ontario-based seed business Maizex Seeds is partnering with BrettYoung Seeds to expand corn and soybean production in Western Canada and bringing changes to the Elite seed brand.

Video: Making soil great again with David Lobb

Dr. David Lobb presented on the state of soil health in Canada at the 2019 Soil Management and Sustainability Summit. In our final Speaker Spotlight video, Lobb shares ways farmers and agronomists can use the information presented to change their management practices.
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The factors of soybean planting decisions

Contrary to expectations, research on soybean planting decisions found that beans seeded earlier saw higher yields regardless of soil temperature. Calendar date proved to have a greater impact on yield than soil temperature, suggesting that there is a longer window for seeding soybeans than originally expected. » Learn more
Crop Rotation

Diverse rotations are more profitable

Crop rotation, or lack of, greatly impacts yield, but it also impacts profitability. Data from Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation holds a lot of answers for farmers looking for the most profitable crop rotations over the longer term – and it isn’t wheat-canola. » Learn more
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