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April 16, 2015
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Tips for herbicide tank-mixing

There was a time when loading up the sprayer tank was as simple as filling the sprayer tank half full of water, adding the herbicide with agitation, filling the tank and going spraying. In some cases today, though, you almost have to have a chemical engineering degree to mix the herbicide cocktail. >> Read full article

Saskatchewan to review farmland ownership rules

The government of Saskatchewan will hold further consultations and undertake a review of farmland ownership rules. During the process, regulations will be put in place to prohibit certain organizations from purchasing farmland in Saskatchewan. >> Read full article

G3 Global Grain Group to take over CWB

G3 Global Grain Group will invest $250 million to become the new majority owner of the Canadian Wheat Board. >> Read full article

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Managing manure: A balancing act

Society is becoming increasingly concerned about surface and groundwater quality degradation from agricultural operations. We are becoming more aware that environmental problems can occur with over-application of manure applied to land repeatedly over a period of years. Overloading soil with nutrients, poor manure handling or poor timing of manure applications can lead to contamination of surface or groundwater.

However, if good manure management practices are followed, animal waste can be utilized as a valuable nutrient resource rather than treated as a waste that becomes an environmental concern. >> Learn More…

 
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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

Pulse & Special Crop Convention 2015

June 21-23, 2015
Location: Calgary, AB >> More Info