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Nutrien Proven Seed

Low precipitation helps with harvest progress

With many crops in the Prairie provinces more than 90 per cent harvested, it’s a nice change from 2019. Low precipitation has helped with this, but it is also delaying fieldwork and fertilizer applications.

Winners of Canada’s OYF scholarships announced

Shaelyn Beswitherick from Austin, Man., and Clayton Lehr from Redcliff, Alta., have been selected as winners of the Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship for 2020.

Canada’s national genebank celebrates 50 years

Officially known as Plant Gene Resources of Canada, the genebank’s work preserves the genetic diversity of cultivated plants and their wild relatives to support plant breeding and conduct research and education.
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Mosaic Microessentials

Fall Fertilizer with Season-Long Availability

Will your fall fertilizer prepare you for a successful 2021 growing season? MicroEssentials® is designed with three fundamental innovations that provide uniform nutrient distribution, increased uptake, and season-long sulfur availability through advanced crop nutrition techniques and technologies. Packed into one nutritionally balanced granule, MicroEssentials features phosphorus, zinc and two forms of sulfur across the field so that every plant gets the balanced nutrition it needs to reach its full potential. Calculate the yield advantage and ROI of MicroEssentials for your crops with our value calculator. >> Learn more
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Do EEF nitrogen products fit on your farm?

Enhanced efficiency nitrogen (N) fertilizers are designed to improve crop N use efficiencies and reduce N losses. But when and where do they pay off for farmers? More than 10,000 data entries were collected on enhanced efficiency fertilizer (EEF) products for a research study led by Symon Mezbahuddin at Alberta Agriculture and Forestry to analyze grain yield in relation to fertilizer price. » Learn more

Harvest Weed Seed Control under evaluation

Recent research by Breanne Tidemann, weed scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lacombe, Alta., investigated a new Harvest Weed Seed Control tool from Redekop Manufacturing in Saskatoon. Tidemann evaluated the Redekop Seed Control Unit for weed seed control on volunteer canola, and compared its effectiveness with research on other weed varieties. » Learn more
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Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizer Optimizes Yield Potential—Rain or Shine

Learn how to minimize above- and below-ground nitrogen loss to maximize return on investment for your growers — even with challenging weather conditions. » Learn more