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March 19, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Giant ragweed in southwestern Manitoba?
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Effective control of Canada thistle

Research shows that combinations of in-crop and post-harvest applications of herbicides can be effectively used to control Canada thistle. >> Read full article

New website to help stakeholders adapt to updated Plant Breeders’ Rights

A new website has been launched to provide a one-stop source of information for the crop value chain on the new Plant Breeders’ Rights environment. >> Read full article

Manitoba names Outstanding Young Farmer for 2015

Mark and Cori Pawluk of Pawluk Ag Ventures Ltd. are the 2015 Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) for Manitoba. >> Read full article

 
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Giant ragweed in southwestern Manitoba?

A weed more common to warmer climates in the United States and a few places in southern Ontario and Quebec — giant ragweed — made an appearance in southwestern Manitoba in 2012. A few random metre-high plants showed up in research plots — a very unexpected sight. Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development specialists encourage crop producers to be vigilant and monitor weed patches closely to reduce the risk of widespread problems. But, they say, weeds like giant ragweed and others are likely here to stay. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

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