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June 25, 2015
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Stripe rust resurgence in Alberta

Recent precipitation and cooler temperatures in many areas of Alberta has caused a resurgence of stripe rust. >> Read full article

Sharing midge-attacking parasitoids with U.S. neighbours

Entomologists at Montana State University have seen Canada’s success with parasitoids, and will visit the Saskatoon Research Centre in early July to collect two species of parasitoid wasps from last year’s wheat fields. >> Read full article

Canada ratifies UPOV’91 treaty

The government of Canada has ratified the UPOV’91 treaty to improve the plant variety protection system. This step finalizes one of the key measures of the recently-passed Agricultural Growth Act. >> Read full article

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History of herbicide resistance

"This problem will strike everybody in one way or another sooner or later, and it is developing faster than people are responding to it.” That’s how Ian Morrison, who was then a plant scientist at the University of Manitoba, described herbicide resistance in a 1993 Top Crop Manager article. At the time, Morrison’s research on herbicide resistance was triggered by the discovery of trifluralin-resistant green foxtail, the first confirmed case of herbicide resistance on the Prairies, found in 1988 in Manitoba. >> Learn More…

 
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14th International Rapeseed Congress

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

Feeding Crops to Feed the World: 2015 International Stewardship Symposium

July 14-15, 2015
Location: Calgary, AB >> More Info

Medicine Hat Field Day

July 22, 2015
Location: Farming Smarter Cypress Site, Medicine Hat, AB >> More Info

Canadian Simmental Convention

July 30-Aug. 2, 2015
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