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CN requests grower input for grain train plans

Canadian National Railway is conducting a survey to determine the anticipated volume of grain traffic for 2020-21. Grain farmers and grower groups are asked to provide their input by July 31.

François Labelle to retire from Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers

Labelle, who was on the board that formed what is now MPSG and has been involved with it ever since, became executive director in 2015. Daryl Domitruk will take over the role on July 15.

Prairie insect pests of flax

The Prairie Pest Monitoring Network recently discussed insect pests of flax, including armyworms, cutworms, grasshoppers and flax bollworm, featuring tips on monitoring and scouting.
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Smart farming and glimpses into the future

Agriculture is a risky business, and the value of “smart” ag or ag technologies is really in helping to mitigate that risk. Joy Agnew, director of applied research at Olds College in Alberta, discusses the future of smart agriculture technology. Agnew recommends approaching smart ag tech with a sense of realism in determining how applicable the technology is for farmers in Western Canada. » Learn more

Tackling clubroot

Clubroot is a major problem for canola growers on the Prairies. Dan Orchard, Canola Council of Canada agronomist, and Curtis Henkelmann, an Albertan farmer, were two of the first people to confront clubroot back in 2003. With clubroot now spreading in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Orchard and Henkelmann share their experience in how to manage the disease and reduce spore loads. » Learn more

Busting the myths on Smart Nutrition MAP+MST® fertilizer.

Smart Nutrition MAP+MST, by Nutrien, is the latest, most efficient system for delivering sulfur and phosphate to meet your crop’s needs and maximize production. As with any new technology, we understand you probably have lots of questions—and we’re here to answer them. Find the truth behind the top four myths surrounding the fertilizer characteristics of Smart Nutrition MAP+MST at

Can I apply Smart Nutrition MAP+MST® in the fall?

Spring fertilizer applications can be difficult to manage considering wet weather patterns and the rush to get fields planted. Fall can generally present more opportunities for fertilizer applications. If fall application is applicable in your area, Smart Nutrition MAP+MST granular fertilizer is a great choice. Learn more about fall Smart Nutrition MAP+MST application at
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Current and upcoming insect pests of Ontario field crops

Ontario cereal crop pests remain an issue for winter and spring wheat, especially true armyworm. » Read more

Nitrogen status in Ontario’s 2020 corn fields

OMAFRA’s annual Pre-Sidedress Nitrogen Test survey occurred in early June despite additional difficulties created by COVID-19. » Read more

2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled

Due to concerns about COVID-19, the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, scheduled for Nov. 6-15, has been cancelled. » Read more