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August 1, 2019

USask-led research teams awarded $24.2M from Genome Canada

Three University of Saskatchewan-led research projects, focusing on wheat, lentils and livestock, will receive a $24.2-million investment over four years by Genome Canada and its partners.

Deadline approaches for award celebrating mental health champions in ag

The deadline for nominations for the Brigid Rivoire Award for Champions of Agricultural Mental Health is Oct. 11, 2019. The annual award recognizes anyone that contributes to raising awareness and supporting agricultural mental health in their local community.

$49.5 million awarded to Alberta Innovates to boost tech in ag

Alberta Innovates will partner with a range of organizations, such as Olds College and DOT Technology Corporation, to share a $49.5-million investment awarded by the Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network.
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Strip tillage a friendly solution for Manitoba farm

Strip till produces black, intensely tilled, narrow bands for planting row crops, while leaving undisturbed soil and crop residue between the strips. The practice has grown in popularity in Manitoba, but not without some learning curves. One Manitoba farm shares how switching to strip till has impacted soil health and yields over time. » Learn more
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Crop response to foliar-applied phosphorus

Phosphorus (P) is an important nutrient to encourage early root growth and establishment in crops, but it has low mobility in the soil. Therefore, fertilizer P is usually applied in or near the seed row during seeding. However, with some crops sensitive to injury, such as peas and canola, Saskatchewan researchers looked into whether foliar P fertilization was a better option. » Learn more

WheatStalk Field Day

Aug. 8
Grande Prairie, Alta.
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Aug. 13
Olds, Alta.
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