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July 30, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: CPB is still a huge problem
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Saskatchewan sees aphid infestations

Reports of aphid infestations have been common during the past couple weeks with areas affected throughout Saskatchewan. Regular monitoring is essential in identifying changes in population densities. >> Read full article

A holistic approach to well-being

Many employers are taking a more holistic approach with their workplace well-being programs. Three in four are expanding beyond physical wellness to include broader well-being areas, such as financial wellness, mental health and more. >> Read full article

Assessing Fusarium risk now assists with control measures next year

FHB symptoms become visible in a maturing cereal crop during heading stage, typically during the last part of July or early August. The first step to trying to limit FHB is knowing whether the disease is present in a field by searching for and observing disease symptoms. >> Read full article

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CPB is still a huge problem

Colorado potato beetle (CPB) has been a challenging pest for potato growers for more than a century, and today it continues to be the most damaging insect defoliator of potatoes across Canada and the U.S. If uncontrolled, growers suffer yield losses and potential crop failure in potato crops and other field vegetable crops such as tomatoes and eggplant. Growers continue to rely on insecticides for control, however CPB is very adept and successful at developing resistance, creating additional challenges for researchers, industry and growers. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Canadian Fertilizer Institute's 70th Annual Conference

August 17-20, 2015
Location: Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info

3-Day Grain Grading Standards & Processes Workshop

August 18-20, 2015
Location: Olds College, Olds, AB >> More Info

Cereals North America | 2015

November 2-4, 2015
Location: Winnipeg, Man. >> More Info