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Carbon to nitrogen ratios of organic amendments

“Carbon to nitrogen ratio imbalance” is a phrase used to describe a type of nitrogen deficiency. A field recently had pulp and paper biosolids applied. The newly planted crop looked great, until the seedlings ran out of seed reserves and started utilizing soil nutrients. The crop then turned a neon shade of yellow. What happened? >> Read full article

Modest salary increases in 2016

In a slow-growth Canadian economy, organizations are planning for moderate base salary increases in 2016. The Conference Board of Canada projects average increases for non-unionized employees to be 2.6 per cent, with the lowest increases going to workers in British Columbia and Alberta. >> Read full article

Growing Forward 2 producer information sessions

The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association is holding Growing Forward 2 information sessions across the province. >> Read full article

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Signalling higher yields

Could compounds produced by root bacteria offer a practical, low-cost way to boost canola yields when the crop faces environmental stress? A five-year project at McGill University is working on the answer to that question.

Over the past few decades, research has brought about a revolution in our understanding of the importance of the relationships between plants and microbes. It turns out plants have evolved close and complex relationships with the community of microbes that live in and around them. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers 2015 National Recognition Event

November 22-23, 2015
Location: River Cree Resort and Casino, Edmonton >> More Info

Alberta Irrigation Projects Association 2015 Conference

November 23-25, 2015
Location: Lethbridge Lodge, Lethbridge, Alta. >> More Info

GrowCanada Conference 2015

December 1-3, 2015
Location: Hyatt Regency, Calgary >> More Info