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Canola crop rotations could condition northern soils

Not that long ago, farmers didn’t know planting bacteria with soybean seed produces better crops. There could be hundreds of equally critical underground interactions farmers don’t know about, but as Amy Petherick wrote in our March issue, some progress has now been made by studying canola. >> Read full article

New bulk flour mill announced in Ontario

In December, the province of Ontario announced a $5 million investment in a flour milling company to build the province's first greenfield site flour mill in 75 years. >> Read full article

Biofungicide for Fusarium head blight of wheat made in Canada

A strain of C. Rosea isolated from a pea plant in 1994 may soon help small grain cereal producers fight Fusarium head blight. Trudy Kelly Forsythe took a deeper look in our September issue. >> Read full article

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History of herbicide resistance

In our special 40th anniversary edition, Top Crop Manager writer Carolyn King explored the past, present and future of herbicide resistance in Canada.

"This problem will strike everybody in one way or another sooner or later, and it is developing faster than people are responding to it.” That’s how Ian Morrison, who was then a plant scientist at the University of Manitoba, described herbicide resistance in a 1993 Top Crop Manager article by Rosalie I. Tennison. At the time, Morrison’s research on herbicide resistance was triggered by the discovery of trifluralin-resistant green foxtail, the first confirmed case of herbicide resistance on the Prairies, found in 1988 in Manitoba. >> Learn More…

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Southwest Ag Conference

Jan. 5-6, 2016
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YieldSmart 2016

Jan. 22, 2016
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Jan. 23, 2016
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