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August 4, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: The threats remain the same
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Organic seed coating for alfalfa helps prevent some soilborne diseases

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found that a natural seed coating can protect alfalfa against some soilborne diseases. >> Read full article

Conservation Hall of Fame inductee

The Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC) has announced that Dr. David Allen Lobb is the 2015 inductee to the Canadian Conservation Hall of Fame. >> Read full article

GLASI Priority Subwatershed Project

The Ontario Soil and Crop Association has launched a new Request for Proposals under the Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Initiative (GLASI). >> Read full article

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The threats remain the same

As science gives growers more knowledge about how weeds reduce yield and increases the number of tools in weed control toolboxes, what was annoying 100 years ago is now no longer as great a threat. As recently as 34 years ago, growers were seeking ways to control a “new” weed in corn – proso millet.

Research on weed threats and the advent of effective herbicides, which can control many problems, has only proven weeds will always be with us. But, we now have more knowledge on how to deal with them. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Canadian Fertilizer Institute's 70th Annual Conference

Aug. 17-20, 2015
Location: Vancouver. B.C. >> More Info

Breakfast on the Farm

September 20, 2015
Location: Hylander Farm, Tecumseh, ON >> More Info

Royal Agriculture Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON >> More Info