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Online public engagement requested from Manitoba’s ag sector

Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development has launched an online public engagement opportunity, seeking feedback on a broad range of agricultural sector issues from Manitoba’s producers and industry.

InField Innovation Tours launched by BASF

BASF Agricultural Solutions recently launched InField Innovation Tours – a new, interactive tour experience enabling growers to virtually visit trial sites across the country and learn about new, innovative solutions for 2021.

SGS Canada expands Genomics Lab

The recently expanded Genomics Lab, run by SGS Canada, tests a wide variety of crops, food and feed products for GMOs, helping avoid delays from shipping samples to U.S. labs for testing.
Sponsored Spotlight 

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Featured News 

Biopesticides as a management strategy for sclerotinia

Sclerotinia stem rot, caused by the pathogen Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, is one of the most destructive diseases of canola. The pathogen causes disease on more than 400 plants, according to Susan Boyetchko, an AAFC Saskatoon research scientist. She’s part of a Prairies research team examining selected bacterial strains as biopesticides and their ability to control Sclerotinia development. » Learn more

A harmonized clubroot map for the Prairies

First identified in Alberta canola fields in 2003, clubroot continues to spread across the Prairies. Researchers and industry continue to monitor the disease, but have yet to find effective ways to manage and present the data gathered. As clubroot doesn’t stop at provincial borders, standardized ways of representing clubroot distribution will make it easier for researchers to track. » Learn more
Inputs: The Podcast 

2020 insect pest update

This episode of Inputs is all about insects. Tracey Baute, field crop entomologist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), and Tyler Wist, field crop entomologist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) in Saskatoon, shed light on the environmental conditions that create insect pressure, which insects to watch for in August, and useful resources that will help identify and manage insect pests. » Learn more
AUGUST 2019 

Varied crop progress as storms pass through the Prairies

Recent storms passing through parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan degraded crop conditions. » Read more

Do More Ag and FCC expand mental health training fund

Under the pilot project, FCC provided $50,000 in funding to facilitate mental health first aid training for producers and the agriculture industry. » Read more

Report: Farm employers cannot fill their labour needs

In a survey of farm employers, more than 47 per cent continually face challenges related to securing enough workers. » Read more