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May 7, 2015
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The importance of seed treatments

Producers should consider seed treatments like an insurance policy for establishing the best crop possible given the growing conditions at the time. So says Bill Chapman, crop business development specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. >> Read full article

Leadership gap looms

Only one in 10 employees aspire to the corner office, which may explain why one-third of global companies struggle to find senior leaders. >> Read full article

Changes on horizon for crown rust resistance ratings

Crown rust resistance gene Pc91 has been a source of effective resistance in oats, but a recent change in the crown rust pathogen population in Manitoba has seen virulence developed on varieties that carry the Pc91 gene. This may impact the current resistant (R) rating of oat varieties Souris, Stainless, HiFi, AAC Justice and CDC Morrison. >> Read full article

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Soil fumigation to manage clubroot

Clubroot is a serious disease affecting both crop yield and quality of canola in several counties in central Alberta, and isolated cases have been identified in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and North Dakota. The disease is particularly a problem because of its long-lived spores and its ability to rapidly multiply. Soil fumigation may be one tool to manage localized infestations in specific fields or regions where the disease is not yet prevalent. >> Learn More…

 
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Farm Progress Show

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

Pulse & Special Crop Convention 2015

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

14th International Rapeseed Congress

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