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AWBC: “Blockades will have serious unintended consequences for farmers”

Protest blockades along CN rail lines are further pinching producers following a difficult year, and the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, among other agriculture organizations, are calling on the federal government to prioritize a quick resolution.

Statistics Canada 2019 small area data on field crops now available

Production data for main field crops and specialty crops from 2019 is now available, and can be broken down by province and agricultural regions within a province.

Watch your soil’s salt intake

Salt can negatively impact your soil’s biology and chemistry. The salt content of freshwater has increased in recent years, so it’s more important than ever to know what’s in what you put on your crops.
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Resisting fall frost damage

What saves some crops while others wither when Jack Frost comes calling? In fababeans, it’s tannins. Boris Henriquez, a senior pulse crop technologist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, noticed the differences in two research experiments he was monitoring, which led to the study described herein of the differences between the frost-damaged beans and those that survived relatively unscathed. » Learn more

Twospotted spider mites suck in soybeans

They’re tiny but mighty – in all the worst ways. The twospotted spider mite can play havoc with your soybean crops, leading to economic losses as the tiny pests suck the life out of the plants. Entomologist John Gavloski provides tips on how to identify spider mites in your crops and the best ways to manage the pest if you have it. » Learn more
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Live Webinar - March 11 - Put your best foot forward with pre-seed tank mixing

Join Liz Simpson, Canola Agronomic Systems Manager, on March 11 at 1:00 MDT/3:00pm EDT to review how successful tank mixing can increase yield potential and delay resistance on your farm.

This webinar has been approved for one CCA-CEU credit in crop management.
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Live Webinar – March 25 – Managing resistant weeds in corn and soybeans

Join Adam Pfeffer, Corn and Soybean Agronomic Systems Manager, on March 25 at 1:00 MDT/3:00pm EDT as he discusses methods for growers across Canada to manage waterhemp, kochia and Canada fleabane in corn and soybeans. » Register online now

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Feb. 25-26
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South Country Co-op Ag Expo

Feb. 26-28
Lethbridge, Alta.
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