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StatsCan publishes field crop stock data for the end of 2019

Wheat, lentils, and canola are down from 2018, but the amount of crops left unharvested at the time of the survey may slightly skew the 2019 year-end figures.

Grain drying blues: Prairie grain producers seek carbon tax exemption

Heavy harvest rains, crops left on the field, and now exorbitant grain drying fees: the tribulations of the 2019 season continue. Prairie grain growers look to Ottawa to alleviate part of the pain with a grain-drying fuel carbon tax exemption.

Plan ahead for the 2020 growing season

The Canola Council of Canada has put together a list of the top 10 considerations to keep in mind when planning for the upcoming growing season.
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Herbicide-resistant kochia tumbling across the Prairies

Kochia has developed multiple herbicide resistances in a short time period, with rapidly growing population percentages showing resistance to Group 2, Group 9 and Group 4 herbicides. Between 2013 and 2018, the population resistant to Group 9 jumped from one per cent to 59 per cent. Moving forward, how do we handle kochia without creating additional resistances? » Learn more

Editorial: Small and mighty

Lentils are a powerhouse pulse, providing a variety of benefits for consumers and producers. Their versatility as a food and nitrogen-fixing ability in soil make them a crop worth including in your rotation, and the uses for lentils currently being explored in Canadian research add a little extra excitement to the dependable crop. » Learn more
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Takeaways from the Canola Discovery Forum 2019

This episode of Inputs is all about canola – from the 2019 harvest to producer plans for 2020. Join Top Crop Manager’s Stephanie Gordon at the 2019 Canola Discovery Forum in Winnipeg as she chats integrated pest management, on-farm practices and world market issues with industry insiders. » Listen here

A pulse check on the pea industry

Pea protein is making a big splash in the agri-food industry at the moment, with pea-protein processing facilities popping up in Manitoba, and Winnipeg-based Merit Functional Foods collaborating with Nestle to develop their plant-protein product. The episode of Inputs examines pea production from market and agronomic perspectives. » Listen here
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