View As Webpage | View Archives

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail a Friend
MMMM d, yyyy
FEATURED NEWS: New oat variety in town
If you click the images or links in the Sponsor Spotlight advertisement we will provide your subscription contact information only to that sponsor.

Herbicide resistant weed maps

Mike Cowbrough, weed specialist at OMAFRA, has released distribution maps of weed species that are resistant to different herbicide groups in Ontario counties. >> Read full article

The advantages of seeding early

There are some clear advantages to seeding canola early, including high yield and mitigating pest issues. This spring, ensure that your planting equipment is ready to go early in the season and get your canola crop off to a quick start. >> Read full article

Save your seed money: tips from the CRA on filing your farm taxes

Canadian farmers of all types contribute to the healthy lives of Canadians. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has made filing your taxes easy, so you can save your energy for the harvest. >> Read full article

 Sponsor’s Message 
FMC: Way more CORNvenient.

Way more CORNvenient.

Up to 70% more coverage per case.
Kick some grass with Focus – the easiest, most efficient pre-seed/pre-emergent residual grass control for corn and soybeans. With effortless handling and application, it’s grass control that’ll make you grin from ear to ear.


>> Learn More

 Featured News 
New oat variety in town

New oat variety in town

Producers are always looking for improved varieties of crops. In the case of oats, that means traits such as increased yield, good groat percentage, disease resistance and good standability. Thanks to work by researchers at the Ottawa Research and Development Centre (ORDC) – which has the only public oat-breeding program in Eastern Canada – producers in Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada now have just that.

Developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) research scientist and plant breeder Weikei Yan and his colleagues at ORDC, the new variety, AAC Nicolas, is being marketed by SeCan, a not-for-profit association of independent seed business members. It has high yield, good groat percentage, good lodging resistance and is resistant to crown rust and septoria. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Saskatchewan Soils and Crops Conference

March 15, 2016
Location: Prairieland Park, Saskatoon >> More Info

Canada's Farm Progress Show

June 15-17, 2016
Location: Regina >> More Info