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September 25, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: Crop nutrition problems can become pest problems
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Improving sclerotinia forecasting

A new, four-year pilot project launched in Western Canada will help improve disease forecasting and management of sclerotinia stem rot in canola. >> Read full article

Harvest progresses in Manitoba with warmer, drier conditions

While warmer and drier conditions have allowed harvest progress in Manitoba, many crops are still being harvested at tough or damp moisture levels, requiring aeration or artificial drying to achieve safe storage moisture levels. >> Read full article

Work relationships highly valued

A good working relationship with colleagues trumps good pay and benefits for many Canadian workers. In fact, nearly half of all workers would stay at a job that left them unfulfilled if they were surrounded by a great team. >> Read full article

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Crop nutrition

Crop nutrition problems can become pest problems

Each nutrient in plants has unique and specific functions that operate in an intricate balance of physiological reactions. Deficiency of a single nutrient can impair healthy plant growth. >> Learn More…


Job security and leadership matter

With hiring and turnover on the rise, employers face new challenges to attract and retain top performers and high-potential employees. But a new survey reveals many employers don’t understand the reasons employees join and stay with a company. >> Read full article

Canola growers endowment to fund ag policy research at U of S

A new partnership between the Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will build academic and industry expertise in agriculture policy across Western Canada. >> Read full article

Agriculture labour summit Oct. 30 in Alberta

An upcoming summit in Alberta is aimed at addressing the agriculture labour issue on a number of levels — from attracting and retaining labour, to a panel on skill and career development in agriculture. >> Read full article

 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