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AgAnnex announces 2021’s IWCA honourees

Following a successful launch in 2020, the IWCA program returned to recognize Canadian women working in all aspects of agriculture. Here are the seven chosen as 2021’s Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture.

Viterra plans for new canola crush facility

Viterra is in the feasibility stage to finalize the plant’s capabilities and design, with an initial targeted annual crush capacity of 2.5 million metric tonnes, which would make it the world’s largest integrated canola crush facility.

Canadian Ag Hall of Fame extends nomination deadline

The continuing challenges from COVID-19 have led CAHFA to extend the nomination deadline for potential inductees to June 1, giving members more time to prepare and submit nominations.
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Rotten roots

Managing Phytophthora root rot in soybeans

Once you have Phytophthora root rot (PRR), a root and stem disease that attacks soybeans primarily, it’s not going away. As a result, strategies to reduce the impact of PRR on soybeans are the best option. The disease is now becoming more of a concern on the Prairies, and the importance of disease surveys for assessing the incidence and diversity of this pathogen cannot be overemphasized. » Learn more
Seed that stubble

Inter-row stubble seeding

Field pea lodging is a big problem in productive growing environments. It can take five days to harvest a quarter section of a badly lodged crop, according to Sheri Strydhorst, an agronomy research scientist at the University of Alberta. She recently led a study to assess two possible ways to try to reduce lodging in field pea: inter-row seeding into standing stubble and plant growth regulators (PGRs). » Learn more
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Inputs: The Podcast

Planting progress and spring seeding advice

This episode of Inputs is packed with tips and reminders from experts to help you through your spring seeding or planting. First up, Ben Rosser, corn specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, gives a status update on Ontario corn planting progress. Then, Jeremy Boychyn, agronomy research extension specialist for Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, chats about spring cereals, seeding progress and soil conditions on the Prairies. » Listen now

Top Crop Summit

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