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March 11, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Low pH soils impact cropping systems
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Herbicide registrations and label updates

New herbicide product registrations and label updates continue to bring more choice to farmers managing weed infestations and herbicide resistance. >> Read full article

Millennials on the move

At a time when employers are looking to attract and retain talent, many Millennials are planning to actively hunt for new jobs. >> Read full article

Sask. March spring runoff forecast

The central part of Saskatchewan’s grain belt is expected to be in the above normal runoff range and could see some flows exceed the natural channel capacity in certain areas but should not cause significant issues. >> Read full article

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Low pH soils impact cropping systems

In some crop production areas of Western Canada, soils with low pH can create challenges for growers, and impact yields and crop rotation options. For instance, when soil pH is less than 6.0, the growth of acid sensitive crops, such as alfalfa and sweet clover, is reduced. Barley is considered to be moderately sensitive, and growth is affected when pH is less than 5.8. Canola, wheat and corn are slightly more tolerant of soil acidity than barley to 5.5, while oats and the forage grasses, such as timothy and creeping red fescue, are very tolerant and can be grown successfully at a soil pH of 5.0. >> Learn More…

 
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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

14th International Rapeseed Congress

July 5-9, 2015
Location:Saskatoon, SK >> More Info