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Effects of COVID-19 on Canadian agriculture

Canadian agriculture had a rough 12 months even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. With the reduction of international trade and the possible loss of seasonal agricultural workers, the cumulative impact is beginning to add up.

Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture shines a spotlight on women in ag

A new recognition program from the agricultural publications at Annex Business Media, of which Top Crop Manager is a part, will shine a spotlight on some of the strongest female leaders in the ag world.

Podcast: Plant Health Summit Series: Jeff Schoenau

In this first episode of a six-part series featuring exclusive content from the Plant Health Summit, Jeff Schoenau discusses fertilization as a means of improving crop quality, and how this can beneficially impact human and animal health.
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Bayer Webinar

Free Webinar – Managing resistant weeds in corn and soybeans

Adam Pfeffer, corn and soybean agronomic systems manager with Bayer Crop Science, will discuss methods for growers across Canada to manage waterhemp, kochia and Canada fleabane in corn and soybeans during a free webinar on March 25, 2020 at 1 p.m. MT/3 p.m. EDT.
  Best management practices to control waterhemp;
  Key practices for resistant Canada fleabane in Eastern Canada;
  Strategies for resistant kochia in Western Canada.
This webinar has been approved for one CCA-CEU credit in crop management.

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Featured News 
Pollinator time

Fixing nitrogen fixation in dry bean

University of Manitoba microbiologist Ivan Oresnik’s research usually looks at rhizobia from an academic perspective rather than investigating agricultural applications. After a conversation with Manitoba Agriculture’s provincial pulse specialist Dennis Lange, Oresnik has worked to realize the nitrogen-fixing potential of rhizobial strains and develop more effective, local rhizobial variants with potential benefits to legume crops in general. » Learn more

From the Editor: The power of people

Technology has changed the landscape of farming, and it's not going away any time soon – but neither is the human component. Farms in Canada and the U.K. have similar focuses (soil health, regenerative agriculture) and issues (labour retention), and there are no easy answers. Farmers are necessary for farms to run, so let's keep people in agriculture – and use technology to do the job smarter. » Learn more
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Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizer Optimizes Yield Potential—Rain or Shine

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Ag in Motion 2020

July 21-23
Langham, Sask.
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Pulse and Special Crops Convention

September 15-17, 2020
Whistler, B.C.
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