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January 29, 2015
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CCC launches Canola Research Hub

The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) has launched the Canola Research Hub, an online database designed to provide growers with the latest research findings to increase both productivity and profitability. >> Read full article

Potato Selection Release open house

Staff at the Potato Research Centre in New Brunswick and the Lethbridge Research Centre in Alberta are gearing up for the Potato Selection Release open houses. >> Read full article

When it comes to variations in crop yield, climate has a big say

A new report from researchers at the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment has found that climate variability historically accounts for one-third of yield variability for maize, rice, wheat and soybeans worldwide — the equivalent of 36 million metric tons of food each year. >> Read full article

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Views from the sky

Does using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) make sense for your crop operation? UAVs, also called drones or unmanned aerial systems, are available as fixed-wing types, like little airplanes, or rotor types, like little helicopters. They are catching the attention of Prairie crop growers and specialists who want to see how well they work for crop scouting and field mapping, and how the costs compare to the benefits. >> 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