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September 23, 2014
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Late soybean harvest may delay winter wheat planting

Grower desire to plant winter wheat remains high, but with a late soybean harvest, Peter Johnson notes that many producers are struggling to plant wheat in a timely fashion. >> Read full article

Scout now for Western bean cutworm and ear mould

If you had trouble finding Western bean cutworm egg masses when scouting back in late July and early August, you probably won’t be able to miss those that escaped your search when you are checking your corn now, writes Jocelyn Smith. >> Read full article

Work relationships highly valued

A good working relationship with colleagues trumps good pay and benefits for many Canadian workers. In fact, nearly half of all workers would stay at a job that left them unfulfilled if they were surrounded by a great team. >> Read full article

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Variable-rate planting

Variable-rate planting

As corn hybrids are being developed to respond better to higher seed populations, interest is growing in variable-rate seeding as a way to take advantage of the yield potential and boost profits.

With the introduction of hydraulic-driven planters, farmers can change the seeding rate from inside the cab, altering the rate or the hybrid from one field to the next if they knew the fields had different levels of productivity. >> Learn More…

 
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Job security and leadership matter

With hiring and turnover on the rise, employers face new challenges to attract and retain top performers and high-potential employees. But a new survey reveals many employers don’t understand the reasons employees join and stay with a company. >> Read full article

Phosphorus: on the land, not in the water

A field-scale tool is in the works to enhance phosphorus management. >> Read full article

FarmStart offers skill-building tours

FarmStart is offering a series of skill-building farm tours for new farmers to learn first-hand from experienced farmers. >> Read full article

 
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Agricultural Biosciences International Conference (ABIC 2014)

Sunday, October 05, 2014 to Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Location: Saskatoon, Sask. >> More Info

Cereals North America Conference

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 to Thursday, October 30, 2014
Location: Winnipeg, Man. >> More Info

Agri-Trade

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 to Saturday, November 08, 2014
Location: Red Deer, Alta. >> More Info