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Looking at winter wheat yields, claims and renewals

The 2015 winter wheat harvest is complete, and 2016 planting is well underway. Agricorp is advising Ontario winter wheat producers to review the outcome of last year’s crop as they make decisions about production insurance coverage for 2016. >> Read full article

Depression going untreated

More than half of all workers who reported symptoms of depression did not perceive a need for treatment, according to a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. >> Read full article

NB, NS farmers invited to dispose of obsolete pesticides

CleanFARMS is offering its program to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia farmers at several locations across the provinces from Nov. 2 to 13. >> Read full article

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2016 Herbicide Resistance Summit

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Dry conditions can significantly reduce soybean yields, so a five-year project is underway in Ottawa to add drought tolerance into Canadian soybean varieties.

“Drought stress is the major abiotic constraint to high stable soybean yields in Eastern Canada. From 2000 to 2012, Ontario had five summers that were drier than the long-term average. That is one year in three with drought,” notes Malcolm Morrison, the project’s principal investigator. The project, which runs from 2013 to 2018, is screening non-GMO soybean lines from AAFC and Sevita International for drought tolerance. The selected lines go to the breeders for development of new and improved Canadian soybean varieties. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association 6th Annual Conference

November 17-19, 2015
Location: Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon >> More Info

Canadian Hemp Convention

November 17-19, 2015
Location: Deerfoot Inn & Casino, Calgary >> More Info