On-farm research trialing Farmers are constantly being bombarded with recommendations and advertisements for new inputs or practices that claim to increase crop production and farm profits. Dr. Ross McKenzie offers advice on how to evaluate products and practices under your own farm conditions.
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Think profit when you think pest management Second in-crop herbicide applications, fungicide applications to prevent blackleg, and insecticides tank-mixed with herbicide are three pest management situations where economic returns may not add up, says the Canola Council of Canada’s Greg Sekulic.
Alberta launches land-use framework public consultations The government of Alberta has launched the first phase of public consultations for the North Saskatchewan Regional Plan. Alberta’s agricultural producers are being encouraged to provide feedback by attending a session in their area.
Acapela registered for additional disease threats The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved the addition of stripe rust, net blotch and anthracnose to the list of diseases controlled by DuPont Acapela fungicide.