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Government invests in academia/industry collaborations

The two University of Manitoba projects, receiving more than $3.7 million, will support collaboration between academic and industry and strengthen innovation ecosystems in Western Canada.

Faba bean the latest for plant protein development

The first protein fractionation plant for faba beans will soon be in operation. The facility will also continue producing a substitute for peanut butter, with the feedstock switched from peas to faba beans.

IWCA podcast series: Simone Demers-Collins

Simone Demers-Collins’ career has taken her from government and extension to independent consultation, but at the root of it has always been listening to the needs of the community around her.
Inpurs, The Podcast 
Inputs Podcast

Wily wireworms and tips for managing them

Research on wireworm management and thresholds is a little thin on the ground at the moment, but current projects and studies seek to change this, giving growers a better idea of when and how to control this insect complex.

In this episode, Haley Catton, field crop entomologist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lethbridge, Alta., discusses what makes wireworms such a tricky pest to control. She also provides information on broflanilide – an active ingredient registered last fall with Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) – and pest management tips for growers.

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Managing nitrogen in milling oat

Managing nitrogen in milling oat

Oat producers who target the milling market have to balance nitrogen (N) fertility to maximize yield with the impact on test weight. If the test weight falls below certain levels, prices are discounted or the oats are rejected for milling. Heather Sorestad and Mike Hall of ECRF and Parkland College have noted in their research that, as the nitrogen rate is increased, oat test weight decreases. » Learn more
Honouring a rich legacy

From the Editor: Honouring a rich legacy

Transferring the most up-to-date agronomic information straight from the source to you, our readers, has been Top Crop Manager’s niche for many years. Without the incredible work done by researchers, professors, extension staff and the myriad people within the agricultural scientific community – and their willingness to share it with us – Top Crop Manager wouldn’t be the same. » Learn more

Help us improve the 2022 Top Crop Summit

After more than a year of virtual events, we’d love to know what works for you when it comes to virtual events. » Read more