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Alberta creating jobs with solar power

The Alberta government is investing more than $5 million to help municipalities and farmers harness the power of the sun and support good local jobs. >> Read full article

Below normal runoff expected in Saskatchewan

A below normal runoff is anticipated for most of the province, however it is still early and conditions can change over the remainder of the winter. >> Read full article

WGRF invests record $21.4 mil for wheat and barley breeding

The Western Grains Research Foundation is investing $20 million into wheat breeding and $1.4 million into barley breeding at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Research Centres in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta over the next five years. >> Read full article

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Higher yield with uniform plant stands

What’s the cost of an uneven, thin canola plant stand? Western Canadian researchers have put a number to it. Spatially uniform plant stands increased canola yield by up to 32 per cent at low-yielding sites and by up to 20 per cent at high yielding sites compared to non-uniform plant stands. If your average yield is in the 30 bushel per acre range, a 32 per cent loss is 9.6 bushels per acre or about $96 per acre. At an average yield of 65 bushels per acre, the 21 per cent loss is 13.7 bushels per acre at about $137 per acre. >> Learn More…

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AgExpo

February 24-26, 2016
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Herbicide Resistance Summit

March 2, 2016
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