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New PMRA measures for imidacloprid

Many uses of imidacloprid products meet current standards for protection of human health and the environment. However, certain uses of imidacloprid are cancelled to address potential environmental risks.

Manitoba launches ag plastic stewardship program

Manitoba will become the second Canadian jurisdiction with a provincially regulated agricultural plastics stewardship program and the first to include multiple designated materials.

Ceres Global to build canola crush facility in Saskatchewan

Ceres Global has announced plans to build a $350-million integrated canola processing facility in Northgate, Sask., to help meet the current and growing global demand for canola products.
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Bayer Tilmor

The freedom to spray from flag leaf to heading

TilMOR™ fungicide is your new cereal flex timing specialist. With the freedom to spray from flag leaf to heading, you can count on it for your wheat, barley and oat crops. TilMOR protects against fusarium head blight (FHB) in wheat, works to reduce DON levels, and provides comprehensive leaf disease protection, including outstanding rust control. Depending on your crop stage, weather or other factors important to your operation, you can apply TilMOR precisely when you need it. In conditions where TilMOR is applied for leaf diseases, growers can also follow up with an application of Prosaro® XTR for fusarium head blight protection and complete foliar disease management, providing the greatest potential increase in yield. So go ahead. Spray when you say and get the protection you need.

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Featured News 

Beneficial crop rotations

Aphanomyces root rot of field pea and lentil continues to challenge researchers and growers across Western Canada. With management tools currently limited to extended rotations and an early season seed treatment, researchers continue to work towards developing new disease management strategies. One current project has researchers looking at Brassica crops as potential biofumigants. » Learn more

Diving deeper into soybean quality

Crude protein, an indicator of soybean protein quality, tends to be lower in soybeans grown in northern areas, like Manitoba. However, crude protein levels may underestimate the feeding value of the protein in northern soybeans. A project led by the University of Manitoba’s James House looks at an alternative indicator of protein quality based on amino acids, with promising preliminary results. » Learn more
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Inputs podcast

The latest on plant growth regulators in Ontario and the Prairies

Plant growth regulators (PGRs) are a useful tool in preventing crop lodging, but the decision to use a PGR is far more complex than the desired outcome would imply.

In this episode, Top Crop Manager associate editor Alex Barnard chats PGRs with Sheri Strydhorst, agronomy research specialist with the Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions, and Joanna Follings, cereals specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). Strydhorst and Follings discuss PGR use information and tips for the Prairies and Ontario, respectively.

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AG Annex

Top Crop Summit

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