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Fresh timely topics at canoLAB 2015

The canola industry is once again hosting CanoLAB 2015, exploring a new mix of agronomy topics that will appeal to first timers as well as those who attend canoLAB each year. >> Read full article

Employees plan to change jobs

Many Canadian workers are dissatisfied with their careers and more than four in five plan to pursue new career opportunities in 2015. >> Read full article

Research finds salt tolerance gene in soybean

A collaborative research project between Australian and Chinese scientists has identified a specific gene in soybean that has great potential for soybean crop improvement. The researchers have shown how soybean can be bred to better tolerate soil salinity. >> Read full article

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Tweeting as a pest management tool

Immediate, open, interactive – those key traits make Twitter a powerful tool for sharing information, ideas and advice on weeds, diseases and insect pests. Twitter is allowing Prairie crop growers and specialists to tap into the diverse expertise and experiences in crop pest management available out there in the “Twitterverse.” One common way growers and agronomists use Twitter is to get immediate answers to their pest questions. Although the 140-character limit means tweets have to be concise, tweeting a related picture can be worth a thousand characters. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

CropConnect Conference

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

2015 Manitoba Young Farmer Conference

February 25-26, 2015
Location: Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, Brandon, MB >> More Info

SK Soils & Crops Agronomy Updates

March 16-17, 2015
Location:Saskatoon, SK >> More Info