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August 13, 2015
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Leave check strip when harvesting

Check strips or swaths must be left in hail-impacted fields in the event that a crop needs to be harvested before the adjuster arrives. >> Read full article

Employers positive on hiring plans

Many Canadian employers and job seekers are feeling positive about their prospects. According to CareerBuilder’s mid-year job forecast, 40 per cent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent staff over the next six months and another 37 per cent plan to hire temporary or contract workers. >> Read full article

Assess canola losses with a drop pan

According to the Canola Council of Canada, combines could be throwing over five bushels per acre and growers may not even realize it because the seeds are so difficult to see once they hit the ground. >> 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 
 

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