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Bayer Dekalb Canola

Bibeau reappointed as federal minister of agriculture

In her tenure, Bibeau has championed women and youth in agriculture through the development of programs and funding, as well as the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council.

FCC’s 2021 trade report connects currency to ag performance

According to FCC, the USD/CAD exchange rate is often used as a metric of competitiveness for Canadian exports, but this fails to accurately assess the global market impact of the strength of other currencies.

Updated post-harvest weed control guide

A post-harvest weed control strategy targets perennial and winter annual weeds to prevent them from stealing early season moisture. Use this searchable guide to select herbicide options for post-harvest weed control.
Koch SuperU

What Everyone Should Know Before Choosing an Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizer.

A lot of consideration goes into picking the right enhanced efficiency fertilizer. Whether it’s finding an option that delivers a certain level of nitrogen protection or choosing one that ensures optimal efficiency—the choice can be a tough call to make. Before you decide on what’s best for you, read these three essential factors to ensure you’re getting a product with the power and performance to make a real impact in the field and on the bottom line. » Go Premium
Unearthing complexities

Unearthing complexities

Soil fungi called arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi are known to provide vital benefits to plants. The use of commercial AMF inoculants in crop production is increasing, but we still have much to learn about their effects on a soil’s resident AMF community and about when their use is likely to be beneficial. Scientists Fran Walley and Miranda Hart are both investigating these issues, but from different perspectives. » Learn more
Top Crop Summit

Top Crop Summit: Prairie pulse crop update

Pulse crops are an important part of western Canadian crop production. Robyne Davidson, pulse research scientist with Lakeland College, gave a pulse crop update with key production tips at the Top Crop Summit. Overall, pulse crop acreages have been fairly stable over the last five years. Saskatchewan has the majority – around 6.7 to 7 million acres – with Alberta and Manitoba around 1.8 to 2 million acres each. » Learn more
Inputs, The Podcast

Harvest on the Prairies: Looking back to look ahead

Are we done talking about the great drought of 2021? Not yet – the effects of this past growing season’s weather will last for a while, but the lessons learned are plentiful.

In this episode, a harvest update and recap, our new co-host Dylan Sjølie chats with Jeremy Boychyn, agronomy research extension specialist with Alberta Wheat and Barley Commission, and Kaeley Kindrachuk, agronomy extension specialist with SaskCanola. Both share insights and takeaways from this year’s wheat, barley and canola harvests, and what to consider as we move on from 2021 and look ahead to 2022. » Listen now
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Nutrien eKonomics

Building a soil nutrient bank to maximize yield potential

With low commodity prices the last couple of years it is understandable that some growers reduced their fertilizer application volumes to save money. In this same timeframe in a lot of areas, we were able to pull some really good yields that could have removed a fair amount of your available nutrients. With commodity prices now on the rise it could be a good time to address your soil nutrient bank. » Learn more

FarmTech 2022

Jan. 25-26, 2022 » Read more