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September 11, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: Improving winter wheat production
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Future of grain corn in Alberta

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development has released a report that examines some of the issues around growing corn in the province. Considering grain corn area in Alberta in 2014 increased by 60 per cent from the previous year to 40,000 acres, the report is certainly timely. >> Read full article

Grading guide for sprouted canola seed

Excess moisture on the Prairies has caused some canola to sprout inside pods. There is not much growers can do to avoid this, and combining early is not an option — given the storage risk. >> Read full article

Deadline approaching for Y We Farm contest

Young farmers from across Canada have the opportunity to win a trip to attend the Agricultural Excellence Conference in Winnipeg this November through the Y We Farm video competition. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Improving winter wheat production

Improving winter wheat production

For winter wheat, having a strong, healthy, disease-free plant established in the fall is critical to over-winter survival, which directly translates into higher yields. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Agricultural Bioscience International Conference (ABIC 2014)

Sunday, October 5, 2014, to Wednesday October 8, 2014
Location: Saskatoon, Sask.

The premier global meeting which promotes innovation in bioscience to ensure sustainable food, feed, fibre and fuel security as the climate changes. >> More Info

Cereals North America Conference

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, to Thursday, October 30, 2014
Location: Winnipeg, Man.

CNA2014 will be attended by everyone from major international agricultural commodity trading firms to traders from small- and medium-sized firms throughout North America and the rest of the world. >> More Info


Wednesday, November 5, 2014, to Saturday, November 8, 2014
Location: Red Deer, Alta.

Exhibits showcasing quality equipment, technology and services to the agricultural industry. >> More Info