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Prairie producers to contact province before repurposing crops

Saskatchewan and Manitoba are in much the same state as last week: drought and extreme heat are the order of the day, with several municipalities declaring agricultural states of emergency.

Manitoba and AAFC partner for drought relief

The first available initiative through Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation’s Hay Disaster Benefit will provide an additional $44 per tonne (for every tonne below coverage) to insured forage producers.

IWCA Podcast Series: Ellen Sparry

Sparry is general manager of C&M Seeds, as well as OCCC’s wheat registration co-ordinator and performance test co-ordinator and chair of the newly formed Seeds Canada – a go-to person in Ontario cereals.

Podcast: Canola and soybean season update for the Prairies

We’re well into the growing season at this point, so it’s time to review how canola and soybeans on the Prairies are handling the challenges of this specific year – namely, the heat and drought conditions.

In this episode, Top Crop Manager associate editor Alex Barnard speaks with Ian Epp, Saskatchewan agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, and Laura Schmidt, production specialist, west, with Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers, for a mid-season update on crop progress, weather effects, and pest pressure and management tips.
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Featured News 

Controlling glyphosate/dicamba-resistant kochia in soybean

Kochia resistant to multiple herbicide groups is an issue on the Prairies. Research results in Montana and Kansas can help guide western Canadian growers on how to manage glyphosate/dicamba-resistant kochia in Roundup Ready 2 Xtend (glyphosate/dicamba-resistant) soybean. The key is layering pre-emergent with post-emergent herbicides. » Learn more
Conserving carbon

Conserving carbon

For years, agriculture has been targeted as one of the contributors to climate change. AAFC-Fredericton research scientist Louis-Pierre Comeau believes it can be part of the solution. He is working with other AAFC scientists across Canada to assess beneficial practices that not only result in more productive soils and better yields but also reduce the carbon footprint of farming. » Learn more
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OPI Systems Webinar

WEBINAR – Protect, connect & optimize the value of your stored grain

Join us on Aug. 5 at 3:00 p.m. ET for a free, live webinar where Kent Wingert, OPI Systems product manager, will share how you can protect, connect and optimize the value of your stored grain. » Register for free today.

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