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Minister launches Canada’s first agricultural youth council

The youth council will focus on the issues that matter to them – from sustainable agriculture, market diversification and innovation, to the digital shift, intergenerational transfers and mental health.

Canola loses lustre with China trade woes

Continuing trade issues with China and the connected canola market uncertainty likely means western Canadian farmers will plant smaller canola acreages than in years past.

A&L Canada offering soil fertility workshops across Canada

Two workshops will be offered in Saskatchewan on soil fertility for agronomists, agriculture retailers and farmers, and will include Certified Crop Adviser continuing education unit credits.
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Aphanomyces in lentil: breeding for resistance

Producers in the Prairies have long struggled with root rot without being able to pinpoint the cause. Aphanomyces root rot was only discovered in the Prairies within the past few years, but it has likely been wreaking havoc for much longer. Sabine Banniza, professor of plant pathology at the University of Saskatchewan, is working to develop a disease-resistant strain. » Learn more

How to prevent unwelcome deposits in the weed seed bank

The weed seed bank is the predominant source of weed pressure on current and future crops – a high price to pay if you don’t get ahead of it. In this 2019 feature, Harry Brook outlines management, reduction, and prevention strategies to keep the weed seed bank from dragging your crops down. » Learn more
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Plant Health Summit

Feb. 25-26
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