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China’s Canadian canola ban reaches one-year mark

The one-year anniversary of China’s ban on Canadian canola has come and gone, and canola producers continue to bear the brunt. The Canola Council of Canada has called on the federal government to step up their resolution efforts.

Speeding up aster yellows identification

Aster yellows, a disease that can be transmitted quickly by insect pests and cause severe production losses, can now be identified in less than 24 hours, thanks to research conducted by scientists at the University of Saskatchewan and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

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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Top 10 weeds to watch for in Manitoba (and some for Alberta and Saskatchewan, too)

Weeds, old and new, are a source of frustration for farmers everywhere. Manitoba farmers in particular have some unique issues with herbicide resistance that create additional headaches. Tammy Jones (Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development) and Robert Gulden (University of Manitoba) have compiled a list of the “Dirty Dozen” weeds Manitoba growers will come up against. » Learn more

Monitor straight cut canola in bins

Straight cut canola poses some unique storage challenges compared to swathed or combined canola, but by paying attention to additional green plant material and moisture content in your bins, you can avoid these problems. This feature was written in early 2019, but the wisdom is all the more relevant following the soggy “harvest from hell.” » Learn more
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