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November 13, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: Camelina agronomy 101
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Breeding for FHB resistance

Researchers have been working on Fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance improvements for wheat, and over the past few years, there have been some positive advances. But resistance alone is not sufficient to control the disease. >> Read full article

Time for November bin checks

This is the month to make sure stored canola is stable heading into winter. As outside temperatures drop below zero and stay there, canola growers want to make sure canola has cooled throughout the bin. >> Read full article

Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture winners announced

The 2014 Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture (CYSA) competition winners were announced Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. >> Read full article

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Camelina agronomy 101

The market is still in development stages, but research is putting up the building blocks of agronomy should the market for camelina (Camelina sativa) grow. Eric Johnson, research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at Scott, Sask., has been researching camelina agronomy for several years, and has developed a better understanding of seeding dates and rates, weed control and fertility. Along the way, he has debunked a few myths as well.
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 Event Calendar 

Agricultural Excellence Conference

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, to Friday, November 21, 2014
Location: Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, MB

In an increasingly complex and global marketplace, farm managers must be able to access the information, resources and tools to continue to develop their farm business management skills to compete and succeed. >> More Info

Southwest Agricultural Conference

January 6, 2015, to January 7, 2015
Location: Ridgetown, Ont. >> More Info