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July 25, 2019

Fungicide application underway in Manitoba beans

Dry beans across Manitoba are mostly at the R2, or the beginning pod stage, which is the best time to apply fungicide for effective white mould control.

U of G researchers awarded $1.65 million for climate-smart soils research

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council awarded $1.65 million in federal funding for a national University of Guelph-led project on ways to use climate-smart soil management to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Gowan Canada introduces a new herbicide for canola and lentil growers

Gowan Canada has launched a new herbicide for weed control in canola, lentils and other broadleaf crops. The product contains a Group 3 mode of action that will control weeds resistant to other herbicides.
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ESN for corn can be a risk management tool

ESN is a controlled-release nitrogen product that can reduce the risk of volatilization with surface-applied N, or leaching and denitrification losses due to excess moisture. Manitoba researchers assessed the impact of ESN use, rate, placement and timing during a nine-year corn fertility study. » Learn more
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Broadleaf weed control

A new bioherbicide is in the works that will offer Canadian growers another tool in integrated weed management. The bioherbicide utilizes a fungus found in Canadian thistle, and was initially developed by AAFC researchers in Saskatoon. Currently, a Quebec firm is in the process of reducing production costs for the product before bringing it to market. » Learn more

Sunflower Field Tour

July 31
Indian Head, Sask.
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