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Health Canada makes special review decision on neonics

Following a special review that included public consultation and science-based assessments, Health Canada has released its decisions on the risks to aquatic insects from two neonicotinoid pesticides.

FCC releases annual Farmland Value Report

The national average increased by 5.4 per cent in 2020, with British Columbia having the largest increase at 8.0 per cent and New Brunswick having the smallest, at 1.3 per cent.

Podcast: The details on digesters

Farmers are under immense pressure to use sustainable practices on their farms. Digesters are one popular solution. But how do you know a digester can generate the right amount of ROI?
Inputs, the Podcast 

Season-ready advice from the Top Crop Summit

This episode of Inputs features snippets of two pre-recorded interviews, available to Top Crop Summit attendees on-demand. Robyne Bowness Davidson, pulse research scientist at Lakeland College, gives a pulse crop update for Western Canada. Albert Tenuta, field crop plant pathologist with OMAFRA, shares an update on the threat of tar spot to Canadian corn crops. Listen now
Featured News 

From the Editor: Continued growth for Canadian lentils

Interest and demand for pulse crops like lentil is increasing year over year, and in 2020, Canadian lentil farmers had the numbers to back that statement up. Canada is the top global exporter of lentils, so keeping an eye on potential export markets is an important consideration for current and future lentil growers – but would this even be a story about 2020 without a curveball? » Learn more

Crop rotation and clubroot resistance still management tools

It’s been 17 years since clubroot, caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae, was first discovered in Sturgeon County, Alta. Since then, clubroot has been found in more than 3,000 fields across Alberta as of 2019. Research informing today’s clubroot management practices has focused on prevention, the potential of biofungicides/fungicides, and variety resistance and crop rotation. » Learn more
IWCA 2020 winners 

IWCA Series: Laura Van Eerd

Laura Van Eerd, a professor at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown campus, is well known for her influential soil fertility research. Van Eerd chats with former Fruit and Vegetable editor Stephanie Gordon about what motivates her, some personal career highlights, and what she’s learned from mentors and her experiences along the way. » Read more

IWCA Series: Peggy Brekveld

Peggy Brekveld has found her niche as an ag advocate. She’s vice-president (now president) of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and vice-president of the Agricultural Adaptation Council. Brekveld discusses the importance of bridging the gap between farmers and politics with Top Crop Manager associate editor Alex Barnard. » Read more
Sponsored Content 

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How do you slow the conversion of ammonium and minimize nitrogen leaching beyond the root zone? The answer is CENTURO®: a next-generation nitrogen stabilizer proven to give growers greater flexibility and protection while being gentle on anhydrous ammonia equipment. It’s crucial to protect spring-applied anhydrous. With the right plan in place, you can set yourself up for success. Keep reading to get other helpful tips about guarding your nitrogen investment. » Continue Reading

Top Crop Summit

Access the on-demand and recorded live sessions today! » Read more