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Top Crop Summit

Manitoba to hold Crown lands auctions online

Manitoba will take a new, modern online approach to agricultural Crown land lease auctions beginning in February. A number of Crown land parcels will be available to rent for haying, grazing, or cropping.

CP sets new company bests for grain transport

Canadian Pacific (CP) recently announced they moved 31.32 million metric tonnes (MMT) of Canadian grain and grain products in 2020 – more than any prior calendar year in its history.

NutriAg introduces liquid inoculant for pulse crops

The newly registered liquid inoculant for peas, lentils and fababeans uses two beneficial biologicals – Rhizobium and Pseudomonas – to increase nodule formation and nitrogen fixation.
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Buteo Start

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Introducing BUTEO™ start, a powerful new seed treatment that protects your canola and your start of the season spirit. BUTEO start is specifically engineered to defend your canola against early flea beetle pressure. This early protection from striped and crucifer flea beetles allows your plants to develop stronger - leading to quicker canopy, more uniform flowering and better maturity. So make this year one for the record books and start strong with BUTEO start. Learn more
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Canola Flower

Canola flower midge: The story continues

The canola flower midge is a recent discovery – prior to being identified by Boyd Mori, assistant professor at the University of Alberta, in 2016, damage caused by the canola flower midge was attributed to the swede midge. Mori and AAFC’s Megan Vankosky recently completed a research project on distribution of the midge across the Prairies and if it has any natural enemies. » Learn more

A new forecasting tool for Sclerotinia risk

Sclerotinia stem rot is a highly unpredictable and weather-dependent disease. A collaborative research project led by Weather INnovations Consulting (WIN) was initiated to develop reliable Sclerotinia stem rot risk and canola growth stage forecasting models. Once developed, these models will provide canola growers with decision support to apply or forgo fungicide application. » Learn more
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Climate Fieldview

Use data to make the best decisions for you.

With Climate FieldView™ you can capture, store and analyze your data easily and securely. From interpreting satellite field imagery, to analyzing yield, to monitoring crop performance year over year, FieldView is all about putting your data to work for you and your operation. Dig a little deeper into FieldView and see what it can do for you Learn more
INPUTS – The podcast by Top Crop Manager 

Managing sulphur deficiency

Current nutrient management plans often include sulphur. A decline in soil test sulphur means farmers should plan to manage the nutrient just as they would with phosphorus or potassium. In this episode, Cristie Preston, senior agronomist with Nutrien, discusses why sulphur deficiency is more widespread than in the past and how to recognize the symptoms. » Listen now