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Rescue dog sniffs out clubroot in canola fields

Two dogs from New Brunswick are being trained to find clubroot in Alberta canola fields. The Alberta Agriculture scientist involved says the recent clubroot detection training has shown impressive results.

Reaping the benefits of earthworms

Soil management specialist Sebastian Belliard breaks down the impact of earthworms on soil and plant nutrients, and how to nurture their populations to realize the benefit.

Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition announces 2019 winners

Two young speakers from Alberta claimed the top prizes in the senior and junior categories during the annual agriculture-focused speech competition. A new agriculture business pitch competition will be launched in 2020 alongside the speech competition.
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Flea beetle and cutworm protection made simple.

Fortenza® Advanced canola seed treatment from Syngenta provides unparalleled protection from these pests, combining two powerful active ingredients in one simple solution. When paired with our Helix® Vibrance® seed treatment, your canola is protected by three insecticides and four fungicides – the most complete protection on the market.

Next season, keep seed protection simple with Fortenza Advanced. Learn more: or call our Customer Interaction Centre at 1-877-964-3682.

Always read and follow label directions. Fortenza Advanced is an on-seed application of Fortenza Seed Treatment insecticide and Rascendo® Seed Treatment insecticide. Helix® Vibrance® is an on-seed application of Helix Xtra® Seed Treatment insecticide/fungicide and Vibrance 500 FS Seed Treatment fungicide. Fortenza®, Helix®, Helix Xtra®, Rascendo®, Vibrance® and the Syngenta logo are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company. © 2019 Syngenta. » Learn more
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Grower-focused lab provides real-time results

For the second year in a row, Manitoba Canola Growers Association’s Pest Surveillance Initiative (PSI) lab is offering Manitoba producers free blackleg race, clubroot and glyphosate-resistant kochia testing on one field this fall and winter. PSI is a province-wide effort to understand, monitor and prevent diseases that represent a serious economic threat to Manitoba producers. » Learn more

Advanced agronomics for malt barley

With 15 different quality targets, a moderate grain protein of 11 to 12.5 per cent and the need for uniform maturity, the margin for error is slim for malt barley production in Western Canada. John O’Donovan, a retired research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lacombe, Alta., investigated if high yield and malting quality could be more easily achieved. » Learn more
INPUTS – The podcast by Top Crop Manager 
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Potassium management in canola and other crops

What role does potassium play in crop management, and how do crops respond when there’s a deficiency of it? Robert Mullen, the director of agronomy sales for Nutrien, discusses the ins and outs of potassium fertilizer on this episode of Inputs.

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