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U of G launches free farm business management skills training

The University of Guelph’s new “Foundations in Agricultural Management” online certificate course will enable farmers, and especially younger producers, to brush up on their farm business management skills.

Agronomy update: Multiple genes improve clubroot resistance

Cultivar resistance is a cornerstone of clubroot management. To further understand how clubroot-resistant genes interact with new pathotypes, AAFC researchers in Saskatoon initiated a study to assess efficacy and durability of single and multiple CR genes.

Manitoba ag Crown lands 2022 auction to be held online

The Manitoba government’s agricultural Crown land lease and permit auctions will be held online beginning Monday, Jan. 31. A number of agricultural Crown land parcels will be available to rent for haying, grazing or cropping.
Inputs, The Podcast 
Inputs, The Podcast

A phosphorus primer

Though it’s often required in smaller amounts than nitrogen and potassium, phosphorus is a key element to crop nutrition and is critical to establishing good yield potential.

In this episode, Alan Blaylock, senior agronomist with Nutrien, gives a primer on why phosphate is essential to crops, especially in post-drought years, and shares information on the benefits of using mono-ammonium phosphate in combination with micronized sulfur.
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Chasing soil moisture

Chasing soil moisture with crop rotations

In a “normal” year, farmers can use crop rotations as a tool to access soil moisture to get the most out of stored and growing season precipitation. In a dry year like 2021, it is even more critical to take advantage of any stored soil moisture going into the 2022 growing season. Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Dale Risula says growers can optimize water use by rotating between deep and shallow-rooted crops. » Learn more...
Engineering biology centre

Engineering biology centre to speed Canadian agricultural research efforts

A state-of-the-art biomanufacturing facility that promises to deliver innovations in agricultural research and plant breeding will be hosted and managed by the University of Saskatchewan’s Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS). It promises to help accelerate breeding efforts with the university’s Crop Development Centre in order to get better varieties into farmers’ hands much more quickly. » Learn more...
Sponsored Content 
Nutrien ESN

Get More Control Over Your Input Costs

Buying ESN at the same time you purchase urea for the season makes perfect economic sense. ESN is comprised of urea; therefore, its price will generally trend in the same direction as the granular urea markets. Having a plan allows you to make the most out of your time and money. » Learn more...