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December 18, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: New soybean, flax and sunflower varieties update
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Alberta insect forecast maps online

Insect forecasting maps for next season in Alberta are being posted online. The first two maps are up, and focus on wheat midge and wheat stem sawfly. >> Read full article

Workers rely on employers for insurance

One-quarter of Canadians rely on insurance provided through their employers to ensure dependents will be supported in the event of death, disability or critical illness. >> Read full article

Canadian potato production in 2014

Statistics Canada estimates total potato production in Canada topped 102.0 million hundredweight (4.6 million tonnes) in 2014. This represents a 0.7 per cent decrease from 2013. >> Read full article

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New soybean, flax and sunflower varieties update

Seed companies continue to expand the potential for soybean production in Western Canada with earlier maturing and higher yielding varieties suited for short season areas. Three new flax varieties are also rolling out for 2015, which may help restore the bloom to flax acreage in Western Canada. And Nuseed Americas, formerly Seeds 2000, is introducing two new sunflower varieties. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Crop Production Show

January 12-15, 2015
Location: Prairieland Park, Saskatoon, Sask. >> More Info

CropSphere 2014

January 13-14, 2015
Location: Saskatoon, SK >> More Info

Manitoba Ag Days

January 20 - 22, 2015
Location: Brandon, MB >> More Info

CropConnect Conference

February 17 - 18, 2015
Location: Winnipeg, MB >> More Info