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March 31, 2015
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A well-designed and managed windbreak is the ultimate proof that less (land in production) really can be more (yield and soil health). >> Read full article

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Improving nitrogen fertilizer recommendations

Finding that “just right” rate between too much nitrogen (N) fertilizer and too little isn’t simple. Fortunately a new tool is being developed to improve N rate recommendations for corn. Tests so far show using the tool could help growers save money by reducing their fertilizer inputs and achieve higher yields by adding more N when it is truly needed.

Many changing factors influence a crop’s N needs. “Organic nitrogen breakdown varies with the weather, soil conditions, and the interaction between the soil conditions and the weather,” Keith Reid, a soil scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC),” explains. >> Learn More…

 
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Farm Progress Show

June 17-19, 2015
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14th International Rapeseed Congress

July 5-9, 2015
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