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Lawrence MacAulay, minister of agriculture and agri-food, announced the government will be investing $70 million over the next five years to address environmental challenges and hire approximately 75 scientists and science professionals in emerging fields of agricultural science. 
The German equipment brand Horsch has introduced EDC electronic control technology on its line of Joker RT tillage tools.
Lemken has unveiled its newest compact disc harrow, the Rubin 10, completing the company's line of compact disc harrows. 
The Pest Management Centre is inviting submissions for its 2018 Pest Management Research Report (PMRR), an annual resource on integrated pest management of insect pests and plant diseases significant to the agri-food industry in Canada.
Lawrence MacAuley, minister of agriculture and agri-food, announced an investment of up to $11.1 million to the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers and Pulse Canada to support innovation and growth in the Canadian pulse sector.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is accepting nominations for one director and three regional representatives in Region 3, as well as the director-at-large position, which represents all five regions.
A Brazilian court overturned an injunction banning products containing the popular weed-killer glyphosate on Sept. 3, 2018, knocking down a previous ruling that had been set to disrupt the soy planting season set to begin this month. | READ MORE
“There’s a way to do better – find it.”
Lawrence MacAulay, minister of agriculture and agri-food, announced up to$12.1 millionin funding to the Canola Council ofCanadaunder the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, AgriScience Clusters on Sept. 4. 
Group 4 herbicides, synthetic auxins, were used on an estimated 366 million hectares globally in 2014. The top three modes of action are Group 9, glyphosate, at 508 million acres, then Group 2, ALS inhibitors at 477 million hectares, and then Group 4. We know that Group 9 and Group…
Following the establishment of an international maximum residue limit for quinclorac, BASF will introduce its Facet L herbicide for the 2019 growing season to help Western Canada canola growers control cleavers.
The deadline to submit a letter of intent for the Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP) is end of day, Tuesday, September 4, 2018. 
Lawrence MacAulay, minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced a federal investment of up to $8.3 million to the Organic Federation of Canada, under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, AgriScience Clusters.
Disease pressure is an ongoing concern for canola farmers. Diseases like clubroot and blackleg continue to spread across the Canadian Prairies, with the potential to dramatically affect crop yields.
The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) will provide cash advances through FarmCash for Alberta's crop, livestock and honey producers to help manage cash flow throughout the year. The program will begin September 1, 2018 and is provided under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) federal Advanced Payments Program (APP). 
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