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Farmers await a TPP conclusion

As farmers across Canada hustle to wrap up their harvest, they are closely following the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in Atlanta this week. The outcome will have crucial implications on the crop they harvest in the coming years. >> Read full article

AWC invests $970,000 in research funding

The Alberta Wheat Commission is investing $970,000 over five years in 13 wheat-related research projects focusing on agronomic and genetic improvements. Projects are taking place at research stations across Western Canada and target on-farm challenges and improved profitability and productivity for farmers. >> Read full article

Producers reminded to send in harvest samples

Over 4400 harvest samples from Canadian grain producers have already arrived at the Canadian Grain Commission. However, more samples are needed to ensure quality data is representative of this year’s crop. >> Read full article

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Optimizing oat production

Leaf spotting is very common in Prairie wheat crops and can result in significant yield and quality losses when conditions favour disease development. Results from a 12-year Saskatchewan wheat disease study show weather trends were a key factor in increasing leaf spotting severity. In the study, the researchers wanted to see how the amount of leaf spotting and the prevalence of the different leaf spotting pathogens were related to the wheat species, field location, previous crop, tillage system and weather patterns, across the province and over time. The study’s findings can help wheat breeders and growers in dealing with this important disease complex. >> 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