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Blackleg survey underway in Alberta

The Smoky Applied Research and Demonstration Association in Alberta is conducting a blackleg survey and is looking for input from those already scouting canola fields. >> Read full article

Bringing back boomerangers

There’s a new type of candidate circling the hiring pool: the boomerang employee who leaves an organization only to rejoin it in the future. >> Read full article

Farm and food awareness week in Manitoba

Manitoba’s first-ever Farm and Food Awareness Week runs this week, celebrating the many contributions of agriculture to the province. >> Read full article

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Tracking insect movement a productive challenge

Researchers are looking for ways to track insect movement to build better controls and minimize harm to beneficial insects. Several highly sophisticated insect tracking methods have emerged in recent years, including the use of harmonic radar, which detects specific targets using actual transmitters that are manually attached to larger insects and can be detected via radar receivers. But most of these trackers are still too large for smaller insect pests, like aphids, to carry. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) Annual Conference and AGM

October 6-8, 2015
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Saskatoon, SK >> More Info

Harvest Gala

October 23, 2015
Time: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: BMO Centre, Calgary Stampede, Calgary, AB >> More Info

Canola Discovery Forum

October 27-29, 2015
Location: Coast Canmore Hotel, Canmore, AB >> More Info