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Producers reminded to send in harvest samples

The Harvest Sample Program is voluntary and free to producers. In exchange for taking part, participants receive an unofficial grade and quality information about their grain. >> Read full article

Three tax tips to save on the farm

It’s harvest time on the farm and tax season is likely furthest from your mind. However, looking at "tax season" as a year-round thing can help you save the most in taxes. >> Read full article

Soil microbes remain active in winter

Research from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) shows soil microbes remain active at temperatures much lower than previously thought. >> Read full article

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Timing for winter wheat herbicides

A corn-soybean-winter wheat rotation has demonstrated benefit for corn and soybean yields. According to Peter Sikkema, University of Guelph professor of weed management, a good stand of winter wheat can be extremely competitive.

In over eight years of study at Ridgetown, researchers discovered what would happen if they didn’t control weeds in plots of corn, soybeans, dry beans, spring cereals and winter wheat. Yield losses were an average of 59 per cent in dry beans, 51 per cent in corn and 37 per cent in soybeans. In spring cereals the loss was 12 per cent. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Cereals North America | 2015

November 2-4, 2015
Location:Winnipeg, Man. >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association 6th Annual Conference

Nov. 17-19, 2015
Location: Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon, Sask. >> More Info