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May 14, 2015
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Early start to seeding in Alberta

An early snow melt in most of Alberta allowed producers to get an early start to seeding in all regions, and particularly in southern Alberta.With almost 27 per cent of the province seeded as at May 5, this represents the most advanced seeding progress since 2006. >> Read full article

Saskatchewan seeding ahead of average

Fourteen per cent of the 2015 crop is in the ground in Saskatchewan, according to the provincial Agriculture Crop Report. The five-year (2010-2014) average for this time of year is two per cent seeded. >> Read full article

Seeding half done in Manitoba

The Manitoba Crop Report for this week states seeding progress in the province is estimated at 55 per cent complete. Early seeded cereal crops, canola, corn and peas are emerging; however, growth continues to be slow due to cool temperatures. >> Read full article

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Measuring sustainability

As the demand for sustainably produced foods increases, crop growers will be asked more often to participate in programs that measure the sustainability of their production systems. Canadian initiatives are underway to help ensure these programs work for the marketplace and for growers. For growers, potential benefits from participating in sustainability measurement programs include maintaining market access, maintaining public trust in agriculture and further enhancing the sustainability of their operations. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

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