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TOP CROP MANAGER EAST

Companion cropping in southwest ManitobaDecember 10, 2019Detoxifying DON with soil bacteriumDecember 3, 2019Propane shortage pains eastern Canadian producersNovember 26, 2019Biosolids: From landfill to long-term soil health?November 19, 2019Post-harvest management for soybean cyst nematodeNovember 12, 2019Taking fall planting conditions in stride for winter wheatNovember 5, 2019Is autonomous soil sampling more accurate?October 29, 2019Supporting stewardship in OntarioOctober 22, 2019Using biobeds for pesticide rinsateOctober 15, 2019Agricultural recycling programs taking offOctober 8, 2019Controlling traffic to boost soil healthOctober 1, 2019Getting the most from soil samplingSeptember 24, 2019Accelerated cropping systems: Plant twice, harvest three crops?September 17, 2019Stay on the safe side with pre-harvest glyphosateSeptember 10, 2019Preparing for a wet harvestSeptember 3, 2019Spotlight On: Harvest TechnologyAugust 28, 2019Flood recoveryAugust 27, 2019How effective are vegetated buffers?August 20, 2019Operation Pollinator on Ontario FarmsAugust 13, 2019Positive attitudes toward reducing emissions in agricultureAugust 6, 2019Strip tillage a friendly solution for Manitoba farmJuly 30, 2019Working on a new bioherbicide for broadleaf weed controlJuly 23, 2019Controlling a resistant beast in cornJuly 16, 2019How to avoid tank mix errorsJuly 9, 2019Towards increased pest resistance in soybeansJuly 2, 2019Next steps for transitionJune 26, 2019The nature and role of manureJune 25, 2019Confronting finances before transition planningJune 19, 2019Loyal to the soil: intercropping insightsJune 18, 2019Dealing with relationship dynamics during succession planningJune 12, 2019Wet soil problems and what needs to be doneJune 11, 2019Spotlighting results from the Ag Succession SurveyJune 5, 2019Lost in translation: converting grain loss signal into grain loss rateJune 4, 2019Monitoring and forecasting soil moistureMay 28, 2019Boosting yields with unfarmed landMay 21, 2019Is it common rust or southern rust on your corn?May 14, 2019Preparing for an emerging threat: wheat stripe rustMay 7, 2019No payoff for early season fungicide on cornApril 30, 2019Planting soybeans earlier for more yieldApril 23, 2019Double-cropping synergy instead of sprayingApril 16, 2019Inter-row spraying holds potentialApril 9, 2019Crushing seed to prevent weedsApril 2, 2019Paying for DONMarch 26, 2019Malting barley for northern OntarioMarch 19, 2019Size matters: increasing kernel size in cornMarch 12, 2019Practical answers for fababean growersMarch 5, 2019Soybean response to potassium fertilityFebruary 26, 2019Mycotoxins in corn linked to western bean cutwormFebruary 19, 2019Dealing with DONFebruary 12, 2019Reducing variable rate in air seedersFebruary 5, 2019What’s up with boron?January 29, 2019Impacts on P lossJanuary 22, 2019Maximizing dry bean productionJanuary 15, 2019Does it pay to intensify wheat management?January 8, 2019Till or no-till after soybeans?January 1, 2019Our top stories of 2018December 25, 2018Zeroing in on the right N rateDecember 18, 2018Figuring out nitrogen for corny yieldsDecember 11, 2018Expanding weed control options for seed cornDecember 4, 2018Focusing on finance – not just the farmNovember 27, 2018New frontiers for canola mealNovember 20, 2018New frontiers for canola mealNovember 19, 2018Tackling a tough enemyNovember 13, 2018World watching US elections | Ford shuffles cabinet | Amazon staying quiet | Cameco’s asset planNovember 6, 2018How do weeds spread?October 30, 2018Accelerating drought tolerance in wheatOctober 23, 2018Terminating cover cropsOctober 16, 2018Rethinking fall fertilizer practicesOctober 9, 2018Reduce soybean harvest losses by 50 per centOctober 2, 2018Rock 'n' rolling soybeansSeptember 18, 2018Know your cover crop goals before plantingSeptember 5, 2018Know your cover crop goals before plantingAugust 28, 2018Learning from intensive soybean managementAugust 21, 2018Strip till for soybeans?August 14, 2018Room for improvement in scouting and yieldAugust 7, 2018Advice and success stories to help with your successionAugust 1, 2018Responsible and sustainable fertilizer managementJuly 31, 2018Focusing on finance – not just the farmJuly 25, 2018Putting the moisture where it countsJuly 24, 2018Navigating succession through the generationsJuly 18, 2018Crushing the green seed problem in canolaJuly 17, 2018Family matters in succession planningJuly 11, 2018Mixing up canola hybridsJuly 10, 2018Welcome to Ag Succession MonthJuly 4, 2018The evolution of resistance to Group 14 herbicidesJune 26, 2018Importing Australia’s best harvest weed seed control practicesJune 19, 2018The state of herbicide resistance in Western Canada and EuropeJune 12, 2018Does cover crop radish supply nitrogen to corn?June 5, 2018Minimizing harvest losses under wet conditionsMay 29, 2018Farmland pricing threatening the future of farmingMay 22, 2018Tackling northern corn leaf blightMay 1, 2018Solving the problem of lamb’s-quartersApril 17, 2018Integrated weed managementApril 10, 2018Inoculate for higher yieldsApril 3, 2018We've got what you need to tackle tough weeds in your cereal cropApril 2, 2018Controlling Canada fleabane in soybeanMarch 20, 2018Controlling Canada fleabane in soybeanMarch 13, 2018Capture nitrogen with these cover cropsMarch 6, 2018Herbicides alone won’t beat weedsFebruary 20, 2018Foliar fungicide timing for soybeansFebruary 13, 2018What can we learn from the loss of glyphosate?February 6, 2018Managing glyphosate-resistant waterhempJanuary 30, 2018Must-read tax tips for farmersJanuary 23, 2018Seeking genetic resistanceJanuary 16, 2018Staying ahead of corn pestsJanuary 9, 2018The future of UAVs on the farmJanuary 2, 2018Malting barley goes EastDecember 19, 2017Canada’s Outstanding Young FarmersDecember 12, 2017Improving the adaption of winter wheatDecember 5, 2017Corn harvest saved in southwestern OntarioNovember 28, 2017Strategies for managing swede midgeNovember 21, 2017Using bees for disease protectionNovember 14, 2017The long-term effects of invasive weedsNovember 7, 2017Minimizing harvest losses under wet conditionsOctober 31, 2017Strip tilling for higher yieldsOctober 24, 2017BASF acquires Bayer’s seed business | BMPs for harvesting cornOctober 17, 2017Winter wheat in rotation boosts yields | Lessons learned from plant ‘17October 10, 2017Agriculture jobs aplenty | BMPs for variable rate plantingOctober 3, 2017Gauging corn frost risks | Boosting oat yieldsSeptember 26, 2017The future – Technology leading the wayThe future – Technology leading the waySeptember 22, 2017Ag 150: The future – Challenges and opportunitiesSeptember 21, 2017The present – The state of the industrySeptember 20, 2017The past - Heritage farms part IISeptember 19, 2017A celebration of agriculture and Canada’s 150thSeptember 18, 2017DowDuPont merger complete | Overcoming poor stand establishmentSeptember 12, 2017FCC offers support to farmers | Interseeding cover crop into cornSeptember 5, 2017Managing pests with strip cropping | Moncton mayor says “no” to glyphosate sprayingAugust 29, 2017Western bean cutworm | Keys to financial securityAugust 15, 2017Managing pests with strip cropping | Moncton mayor says “no” to glyphosate sprayingAugust 8, 2017Using trees to transform land | Concerns for root rotsAugust 1, 2017Ag ministers establish five-year partnership | Root fungus helps canola yieldJuly 25, 2017Managing nutrient deficiencies in soybean | More trade talksJuly 18, 2017Building bee pastures | Breeding and management of FusariumJuly 11, 2017Checking up on Ontario’s soybeans | Changes ahead for Dow and DuPontJuly 4, 2017Root rots of pulse crops | Renewable replacements for petroleumJune 27, 2017Disease management lessons | Crop status in OntarioJune 20, 2017Success stories: how four farm families are dealing with the transition of ownershipJune 16, 2017Next generation owners: thinking ahead for successionJune 15, 2017Expert advice: managing the moving parts of succession planningJune 14, 2017Legal considerations for succession | Tax and finance adviceJune 13, 2017Welcome to Ag Succession Week! A new resource for your family farmJune 12, 2017Healthy seed, healthy start | Species at risk incentive programJune 6, 2017Takeaways from census of agriculture | Possibilities with purple wheatMay 16, 2017Stormy summer on the horizon | Stopping Canada fleabaneMay 9, 2017Glyphosate label updates coming | Forecasting FusariumMay 2, 2017Putting corn hybrids to the test | Agri-food growth councilApril 25, 2017Happy National Soil Conservation Week | Weed Control GuideApril 18, 2017Monitoring woolly cupgrass | University of Guelph a top ag schoolApril 11, 2017Robots track drought tolerance | Cultural controls for weedsApril 4, 2017New eastern wheat class proposed | Tree-based intercroppingMarch 28, 2017Managing glyphosate-resistant waterhemp | Farming efficientlyMarch 21, 2017Seed treatment dust control | Badger conservation criticalMarch 14, 2017Yield advantage for soybeans | CFA’s next policy frameworkFebruary 28, 2017Trade agreement passes | Soil leadership courseFebruary 21, 2017Food Freedom Day | Drones to replace bees?February 14, 2017Rural Ontario investments | Weed threshold proves helpfulFebruary 7, 2017Rural Ontario investments | Weed threshold proves helpfulFebruary 7, 2017Seed for Yourself Challenge winners | Tracking soybean aphidsJanuary 31, 2017New Growing Forward 2 project category | Pulse industry growth targetsJanuary 24, 2017No more soybean stress | Money to be made in edible dry beansJanuary 17, 2017Controlling soybean cyst nematode | Strip cropping for pest managementJanuary 10, 2017P.E.I. soybean harvest not completed | Increasing wheat yield by 20 per centDecember 20, 2016Global 4-H summit heads to Ottawa | Building phosphorous and potassium levelsDecember 13, 2016Ontario cereals season report | Quebec experimental farm to reopenDecember 6, 2016Health Canada proposes imidacloprid phase-out | Soybeans with fewer leaves yield moreNovember 29, 2016Canola season summary | Stay ahead of emerging crop disease threatsNovember 22, 2016Ontario growers saw record soybean yields | Don’t miss the Field Crop Disease Summit!November 15, 2016Drought conditions persist in Eastern Ontario | Disease management lessons from abroadNovember 8, 2016Exporters welcome CETA | Aphanomyces and Fusarium root rots of pulse cropsNovember 1, 2016Controlling winter wheat weeds | Preventing diseases in pulse crops  October 25, 2016Grain corn ear mould and vomitoxin survey | Get the most out of cereal fungicidesOctober 18, 2016Ontario forage summary | Managing Fusarium head blightOctober 11, 2016Ontario field crop report | Wheat-Fusarium interactions and blackleg in canolaOctober 4, 2016Canola harvested in Newfoundland | The past, present and future of crop diseaseSeptember 27, 2016Ontario field crop report | Understanding blackleg resistance in canolaSeptember 20, 2016Ontario field crop report | Register for the Field Crop Disease SummitSeptember 13, 2016Ontario field crop report | Locally grown okra an option in CanadaSeptember 6, 2016Ontario bean growers continue their education | Soil champion deals with drought conditionsAugust 30, 20162016 Peace River region canola survey | Research aims to help Canadian flax farmersAugust 18, 2016Spider mites in beans and soybeans | Staying ahead of stripe rustAugust 9, 2016Canadian Drought Monitor | Early harvest cover cropsAugust 2, 2016Ontario field crop report | Another look at winter canolaJuly 26, 2016What can we learn from glyphosate resistance? | Wet June in northwestern OntarioJuly 5, 2016Soil organic matter | Harvest weed seed control in AustraliaJune 28, 2016Ontario field crop report | Integrated wild oat managementJune 14, 2016Wheat fungicide decision tree | Glowing recommendationsMay 31, 2016Stay ahead of cereal leaf beetle | Controlling oat crown rustMay 24, 2016Ontario farmers take to Twitter | Smart fertilizerMay 17, 2016Tracking soybean pathogens | Ontario field crop reportMay 3, 2016Farmland prices increased in 2015 | Wide rows for soybeansApril 12, 2016On the lookout for Palmer amaranth | Assessing winter wheat survivalApril 5, 2016

TOP CROP MANAGER WEST

Improving sclerotinia management in canolaDecember 5, 2019Improving herbicide performanceNovember 28, 2019Managing small areas of clubrootNovember 21, 2019Grower-focused lab offers Manitoba producers free disease testingNovember 14, 2019Back to broadcasting nitrogenNovember 7, 2019Rise up: plant growth regulators to increase soybean pod heightOctober 31, 2019Restoring perennial plant communitiesOctober 24, 2019The weed shuffle: what’s changing in ManitobaOctober 17, 2019Recovering from hail damageOctober 10, 2019Controlling traffic to boost soil healthOctober 3, 2019Getting the most from soil samplingSeptember 26, 2019Accelerated cropping systems: Plant twice, harvest three crops?September 19, 2019Invasive species: wild boar in Western CanadaSeptember 12, 2019Preparing for a wet harvestSeptember 5, 2019Spelt versus quinoa – which would you choose?August 29, 2019How effective are vegetated buffers?August 22, 2019Spotlight On: Harvest TechnologyAugust 21, 2019RNAi may offer a new mode of action against corn rootwormAugust 15, 2019Burning down herbicide costs by up to 75 per centAugust 8, 2019Crop response to foliar-applied phosphorusAugust 1, 2019ESN for corn can be a risk management toolJuly 25, 2019Eating into the weed seed bankJuly 18, 2019How to avoid tank mix errorsJuly 11, 2019Nitrogen management for high-yielding spring wheatJuly 4, 2019The nature and role of manureJune 27, 2019Next steps for transitionJune 26, 2019Loyal to the soil: intercropping insightsJune 20, 2019Confronting finances before transition planningJune 19, 2019Confronting finances before transition planningJune 18, 2019Shifting consumer attitudes against GM foodJune 13, 2019Dealing with relationship dynamics during succession planningJune 12, 2019Sorting out precision planter benefits for canolaJune 6, 2019Spotlighting results from the Ag Succession SurveyJune 5, 2019SNC-Lavalin headed to trial for fraud, corruptionMay 30, 2019Boosting yields with unfarmed landMay 23, 2019New Verticillium wilt pathogen found in AlbertaMay 16, 2019Preparing for an emerging threat: wheat stripe rustMay 9, 2019Beware of herbicide residuesMay 2, 2019Diverse rotations are more profitableApril 25, 2019Inter-row spraying holds potentialApril 18, 2019Crushing seed to prevent weedsApril 11, 2019Lentil inputs for best returnsApril 4, 2019Weather woesMarch 28, 2019Size matters: increasing kernel size in cornMarch 23, 2019Beneficial impacts of lentils in the rotationMarch 21, 2019Chickpea-flax intercrops show promiseMarch 14, 2019Practical answers for fababean growersMarch 7, 2019Soybean response to potassium fertility in ManitobaFebruary 28, 2019The potential of pulses across CanadaFebruary 21, 2019Monitor straight cut canola in binsFebruary 14, 2019Reducing variable rate in air seedersFebruary 7, 2019What’s up with boron?January 31, 2019Another dimension of canola-pulse rotational combosJanuary 24, 2019Innovative flea beetle controlJanuary 17, 2019Dryland corn production in southern AlbertaJanuary 10, 2019Optimizing wheat productionJanuary 3, 2019Our top stories of 2018December 28, 2018Considering a high-speed planter for canolaDecember 20, 2018Figuring out nitrogen for corny yieldsDecember 13, 2018Malt barley for the MaritimesDecember 6, 2018Focusing on finance – not just the farmNovember 29, 2018New frontiers for canola mealNovember 22, 2018Looking into a new industrial oilseedNovember 15, 2018Hit the hardest, Alberta harvest finally wraps upNovember 8, 2018How do weeds spread?November 2, 2018How do weeds spread?November 1, 2018Accelerating drought tolerance in wheatOctober 25, 2018Diversifying rotations for higher yieldsOctober 18, 2018Managing a wet, cold and stressful harvestOctober 11, 2018Reduce soybean harvest losses by 50 per centOctober 4, 2018The growing popularity of intercroppingSeptember 27, 2018Exploring Group 4 resistanceSeptember 6, 2018Know your cover crop goals before plantingAugust 30, 2018Harnessing the soybean genomeAugust 23, 2018Harnessing the soybean genomeAugust 22, 2018Health Canada proposes plan to phase out two neonicotinoidsAugust 16, 2018Room for improvement in scouting and yieldAugust 9, 2018Responsible and sustainable fertilizer managementAugust 2, 2018Advice and success stories to help with your successionAugust 1, 2018Putting the moisture where it countsJuly 26, 2018Focusing on finance – not just the farmJuly 25, 2018Crushing the green seed problem in canolaJuly 19, 2018Navigating succession through the generationsJuly 18, 2018Mixing up canola hybrids, mixed resultsJuly 12, 2018Family matters in succession planningJuly 11, 2018Continuous canola is no betterJuly 9, 2018Welcome to Ag Succession MonthJuly 5, 2018Importing Australia’s best harvest weed seed control practicesJune 21, 2018Research, rain and resistance updates for Western CanadaJune 14, 2018Sclerotinia detection meets the futureJune 7, 2018Chickpea planting on the riseMay 31, 2018Impacts of fungicide and herbicide timingMay 24, 2018Understanding the process of pulsesApril 5, 2018Evaluating PGRs and developing predictive toolsMarch 22, 2018Breakthroughs in glyphosate resistanceMarch 15, 2018Management and trapping of pea leaf weevilMarch 8, 2018Understanding flea beetle controlFebruary 22, 2018Seed treatment decisions made easyFebruary 15, 2018What can we learn from the loss of glyphosate?February 8, 2018Changing recommendations for canola seeding ratesFebruary 1, 2018Evaluating sulphur fertilizer formsJanuary 25, 2018The importance of seed treatmentsJanuary 18, 2018Enhancing canola growth and yieldsJanuary 11, 2018Starter nitrogen rarely needed for soybeanJanuary 4, 2018Evaluating the effect of hail damageDecember 28, 2017Top ten agronomy tips for corn growersDecember 21, 2017Intense canola rotations costing farmersDecember 14, 2017Striving to develop drought-tolerant canolaDecember 7, 2017Producer cars stats now availableNovember 30, 2017Investigating wider row spacing in no-till canolaNovember 23, 2017Yield loss model estimates impacts of blacklegNovember 16, 2017New software provides insights on risk potentialNovember 9, 2017Marketing your commodity made easyNovember 8, 2017New digital platform for Western CanadaNovember 2, 2017Prairie farmers fear train backlogOctober 26, 2017Canola seeding recommendations | Shelterbelts and carbon storageOctober 19, 2017Intercropping leads to success | Getting out of a rutOctober 12, 2017Marketing your commodity made easy | Best management practices for harvestOctober 11, 2017Herbicide Resistance speakers announced | Understanding soil organic matterOctober 5, 2017Seeding soybeans | Reclaiming eroded knollsSeptember 28, 2017Ag 150: The future – Challenges and opportunitiesSeptember 22, 2017Ag 150: The future – Challenges and opportunitiesSeptember 21, 2017The present – The state of the industrySeptember 20, 2017The past - Heritage farms part IISeptember 19, 2017A celebration of agriculture and Canada’s 150thSeptember 18, 2017Fertilizing forages for increased yields | Tools to fight climate changeSeptember 14, 2017Good weather speeds Saskatchewan harvest | Navigating family dynamicsSeptember 7, 2017Clubroot confirmed in Saskatchewan | Enhanced efficiency fertilizersAugust 31, 2017Higher returns on soybeans | Economic threshold for lygus bug in canolaAugust 17, 2017Extreme drought in Saskatchewan | Weather technology saves costsAugust 10, 2017Optimizing P for soybeans | Successful intercropping in SaskatchewanAugust 3, 2017Hybrid rye offers advantages | Conservation management in sugar beetsJuly 27, 2017Misconceptions about transition planning | Profiting from winter cerealsJuly 20, 2017Top tips for growing winter wheat | Moisture issues for Sask. cropsJuly 13, 2017Record soybean, canola acres | Brome control optionsJuly 6, 2017Stubble options for winter wheat | Beehive numbers climbingJune 29, 2017Root rots in pulse crops | Safety app for rural farmersJune 22, 2017Success stories: how four farm families are dealing with the transition of ownershipJune 16, 2017Next generation owners: thinking ahead for successionJune 15, 2017Expert advice: managing the moving parts of succession planningJune 14, 2017Legal considerations for succession | Tax and finance adviceJune 13, 2017Welcome to Ag Succession Week! A new resource for your family farmJune 12, 2017Irrigated soybeans possibility for Alberta | Healthy seed, healthy startJune 8, 2017Tips to save water with irrigation | Using moon rovers in agJune 1, 2017Managing blackleg in canola | Transportation modernization actMay 25, 2017Time to scout for cutworms | Getting the most out of cereal fungicidesMay 18, 2017Takeaways from census of agriculture | Fighting soybean root rotsMay 11, 2017New method for soil testing | Improving fungicide timing in durumApril 27, 2017Crop sequences for special crops | Defeating nematodesApril 20, 2017New trade agreement | Benefits of surface crop residueApril 13, 2017Overland flooding in Manitoba | Wide row spacing in wheatApril 6, 2017New elevators for Saskatchewan | The art and science of soil testingMarch 30, 2017Farm security concerns | New registrations and label updatesMarch 23, 2017Unlock better yields and ROI in your canolaMarch 20, 2017Organic farming impacts | Optimizing desiccantsMarch 16, 2017Ag safety week | Controlling seed treatment dustMarch 9, 2017Doubling food production incorrect | Flood risk for ManitobaMarch 2, 2017Spring flooding risk | Research funded in ManitobaFebruary 23, 2017Low spring runoff levels | Single wheat check-off comingFebruary 16, 2017New pest species in Prairie canola | Bean beetles with an evolutionary edgeFebruary 2, 2017Manitoba lands world’s largest pea processing plant | Alberta wheat midge forecastJanuary 26, 2017Shallow banding N risks volatilization loss | Assessing soil N reservesJanuary 19, 2017New technology for pest-free crops | Nurturing a healthy microbial communityJanuary 12, 20172017 Global Ag Summit in Belgium | Modern-day Dust Bowl bad for cropsDecember 22, 2016New ruling for TFWs | Using radioactivity to study cornDecember 15, 2016Principal field crop production | Protecting a wet cropDecember 8, 2016Agriculture’s future is bright | Canola trial data availableDecember 1, 2016Health Canada proposes imidacloprid phase-out | Stay ahead of emerging crop disease threatsNovember 24, 2016Warm weather helping farmers | Stay ahead of disease risksNovember 17, 2016Ag groups back transport system changes | Disease management lessons from abroadNovember 10, 2016Ag groups back transport system changes | Disease management lessons from abroadNovember 3, 2016Western farmers wait for changes to grain rail transportationOctober 27, 2016Carbon price worries | Get the most out of cereal fungicidesOctober 20, 2016Mildew visual guides and standards | Managing Fusarium head blightOctober 13, 2016Improving grain transportation | Comparing canola harvesting systemsOctober 6, 2016Protection from powdery mildew | Past, present and future of crop diseaseSeptember 29, 2016Reduce costly canola harvest losses | Register for the Field Crop Disease SummitSeptember 15, 2016A year of mixed messages | Straight cutting canolaSeptember 8, 2016Alberta canola plant to receive upgrade | Guelph grad student battles giant toxic ragweedAugust 25, 2016Flaxseed varieties to be deregistered | Prairie weatherAugust 11, 2016New crop year reminders | Insurance claims | Verticillium surveyAugust 4, 2016Manitoba crop report | Canadian Drought MonitorJuly 28, 2016Glyphosate-resistant weeds in Ontario | Profitability, risk in wheat rotationsJuly 14, 2016MB crops benefit | Drought, deluge…July 7, 2016Canola after hail | Irrigation land classificationJune 30, 2016CTF Alberta | Predicting flood, drought effectsJune 16, 2016Reseeding canola | Keith Downey honouredMay 26, 2016Moving farm equipment | Organic productionMay 19, 2016Wild oat control | Verticillium stripeApril 14, 2016