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Manitoba and Cleanfarms collaborate on ag plastic project

Cleanfarms’ pilot project, which collects and recycles plastic agricultural waste (ie. grain bags, baler twine) is set to transition to a permanent, province-wide ag recycling program in 2021.

Podcast: Manitoba’s 2020 soybean season in review

The 2020 season threw some curveballs at soybean growers in Manitoba. Laura Schmidt, production specialist with Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers, discusses the challenges and outcomes of the soybean season.

Top Crop Summit 2021 Sweepstakes winners announced

Throughout the month of December, we’re giving away 40 passes to the Top Crop Summit, taking place on Feb. 23 and 24, 2021. We’ll draw 10 names each week and announce the results on Tuesdays.
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Featured News 

Managing the soil microbiota

How can we change soil microbial communities to benefit plants? For researchers in the University of Guelph’s School of Environmental Sciences, that’s the million-dollar question. There’s lots of interest in the use of microbial inoculants to stimulate plant growth. The University of Guelph’s Kari Dunfield suggests changing how we look at the issue to find fresh solutions. » Learn more

From wild to wheat

Wheat’s wild relatives are a key source of new disease resistance genes. But finding these genes and moving them into adapted wheat lines are challenging and time-consuming tasks. Sylvie Cloutier, a molecular geneticist with AAFC Ottawa, is leading a national effort to make this pre-breeding work more efficient and increasing access for Canadian breeders to these genes. » Learn more
Top Crop Summit 
Top Crop Summit

Last week to enter the Top Crop Summit Sweepstakes

Throughout the month of December, we’re giving away 40 passes to the Top Crop Summit, taking place on Feb. 23 and 24, 2021. We’ve drawn 30 winners so far, and there’s one week left to enter. On Dec. 31, we’ll be drawing for the grand prize, including one free Summit pass and a $200 gift card to Best Buy provided by our sponsor, BKT Tires. Enter once per day to increase your chances to win. There’s no time to waste! » Enter the Sweepstakes now