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February 19, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Sensor-based nitrogen management
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Time to plan for 2015

An Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) specialist says now is the time to review operating plans, investment plans and cash requirements for the upcoming year in order to make strategic decisions and to prepare for discussions with business partners and operating creditors. >> Read full article

Soybean cyst nematode is coming

While soybean cyst nematode has yet to appear in Manitoba or elsewhere on the Prairies, it’s arrival is inevitable, according to a plant pathologist in the U.S., where soybean cyst nematode is the number one soybean pest. >> Read full article

Innovations in crop planning

Because canola and cereals usually capture the greatest returns per acre, growers now routinely push rotations way beyond the ideal. If, despite all advice to the contrary, you feel you absolutely must grow on a two-year rotation, carefully analyze and select for varieties (hybrids) that optimize the traits your operation needs most. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
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Sensor-based nitrogen management

In theory, in-season fertilizer applications that add just enough but not too much nitrogen can enhance profits, increase nitrogen use efficiency and reduce environmental impacts. In practice, determining the right rate can be challenging. On-the-go sensor-based systems like GreenSeeker offer a way to more accurately estimate rates and to apply those rates as the crop’s nitrogen needs vary across the field. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

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

Farm Progress Show

June 17-19, 2015
Location: Regina, SK >> More Info