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USask CDC and BASF mark 25-year partnership

BASF has pledged $100,000 towards the advancement of a new world-class breeding facility at the Crop Development Centre, in addition to the $12 million BASF has already invested with the CDC.

Applications now open for Emergency On-Farm Support Fund

The fund is a $35-million investment to improve health and safety on farms to prevent and respond to the spread of COVID-19, including direct infrastructure improvements and a range of safety measures.

Federal infrastructure funding to support economic growth

Last week, the federal government announced a major infrastructure investment, including $2 billion to expand high-speed broadband, and $1.5 billion to irrigate an additional 700,000 acres across Canada.
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Ultra-early seeding wheat

When should wheat go in the ground? Most guidelines refer to calendar date rather than soil temperature when it comes to seeding deadlines. Brian Beres, research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lethbridge, Alta., has led several studies to determine the feasibility of seeding ultra-early into cold soils. While it won’t work at every farm every single year, reports are positive. » Learn more

Failing the grade

The 2019 harvest was one to forget for many farmers. In addition to frost, mildew and Fusarium damage, a quality factor unfamiliar to many resulted in downgrading of durum and spring wheat. Falling number (FN) provides an indication of the level of sprout damage in wheat, which isn’t always visible on the kernel. Wheat with a low FN is graded lower and makes poor quality bread, limiting end uses. » Learn more
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Celebrating 20 years of ESN

ESN® SMART NITROGEN® has been in the field, helping reduce N loss in broadacre agriculture for 20 years. To celebrate our 20-year history and look ahead to the future, read up on a few little-known facts about the development of ESN » Learn more