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FCC field crop outlook notes importance of weather

FCC’s first quarterly update to the 2021 grains oilseeds and pulses outlook shows forecasted prices have risen since February, with new crop prices for all crops expected to remain above five-year averages.

Bibeau unveils second step of Food Waste Reduction Challenge

Up to $6.5 million in prize funding will be awarded to innovators with novel technologies that can extend the life of food or transform food that would otherwise be lost or wasted. Applications close Aug. 31.

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. This discussion features Prairies and Ontarian perspectives.
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Intercropping chickpea with flax

Intercropping chickpea with flax

Intercropping flax and chickpea has the potential to expand the area of economic adaptation for both crops: flax can expand into drier areas and reduce chickpea disease severity and; chickpeas can expand into wetter regions with greater yield stability. AAFC researchers are working to develop an agronomic system for flax-chickpea intercropping across potential regions in Saskatchewan. » Learn more
Soybean seeding rate

What soybean seeding rate should I use?

With seed being such a key input cost for soybean production, it’s especially important for soybean growers to use seeding rates that produce the greatest yields for the lowest seed costs. But what rates are best for growing conditions in the Maritimes? To help answer this question, the Atlantic Grains Council carried out more than 40 on-farm trials to identify optimal soybean seeding rates. » Learn more

Top Crop Summit

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