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2020 MPSG Variety Guide now available

Published by Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers (MPSG), the Pulse and Soybean Variety Guide presents the results of independent evaluations of soybean, dry bean, field pea and fababean varieties.

Canadian researcher wins international crop nutrition award

Claudia Wagner-Riddle, director of the North American centre of the International Nitrogen Initiative, was recently awarded the 2020 IFA Borlaug Award of Excellence in Crop Nutrition.

BASF completes $14-million renovation of Regina facility

The Regina facility will produce over half of BASF Canadian crop protection products, ensuring farmers across the country and in the northern United States have access to these products.
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Featured News 

Addressing the asparagine challenge

A multidisciplinary team of Canadian researchers is tackling a growing issue for the wheat industry: free asparagine. This naturally occurring amino acid is a key contributor to grain protein. However, asparagine that doesn’t bind to the protein can react to heat – such as flour baked into bread – to form a carcinogen. Researchers are looking for ways to effectively reduce asparagine levels. » Learn more

IWCA Q&A: Silencing the doubters

In this series, catch highlights from interviews done with the Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture (IWCA) finalists. Karen Schwean-Lardner is an associate professor of poultry science at the University of Saskatchewan. She discusses risk-taking, the evolving role of women in agriculture, and how she used an early naysayer as motivation and became one of the world’s leading poultry scientists. » Learn more
Inputs: The Podcast 

Manitoba's 2020 soybean season in review

The 2020 season threw some curveballs at soybean growers in Manitoba: a slow, cold start, precipitation extremes, and an early killing frost. In this episode, Top Crop Manager associate editor Alex Barnard discusses the challenges and outcomes of the soybean season with Laura Schmidt, production specialist with Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers. >> Listen Now
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Mix well and prosper

Liz Simpson, canola agronomic systems manager with Bayer Crop Science, identifies three steps in outsmarting weeds in the latest article on pre-seed tank mixing for yield and weed resistance management. » Read about it here.
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