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Be on the lookout for this root rot

There’s another root rot pathogen in the neighbourhood. It’s called Aphanomyces euteiches. It loves peas, lentils and waterlogged soils. And it’s tough to deal with because its resting spores can survive in the soil for many years. >> Read full article

NASA impacting Canadian agriculture

Every 15 minutes, 685 kilometres out in space, the NASA satellite known as SMAP records the earth’s soil moisture and temperature. NASA then uses that data to produce the most accurate maps of global soil moisture, temperature and freeze-thaw states ever created with data from space. >> Read full article

Canada’s OYF offering two scholarships in 2016

The OYF Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to one individual entering post-secondary education from high school, and one individual who has already completed at least one year of post-secondary study. Applicants must be pursuing a diploma or degree in agriculture. >> Read full article

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Pulse rotations provide ongoing N benefits

Pulse rotations provide ongoing N benefits

Pulse crops in rotation provide a range of ongoing benefits to subsequent crops, such as reducing fertilizer costs, providing a break in pest cycles and increasing yield. Estimating the nitrogen (N) benefits or credits to the system can be challenging, and researchers continue to improve methods that provide a more accurate assessment of N and carbon (C) in cropping systems. Ultimately more accurate assessments will improve cropping system footprinting estimates for C or greenhouse gas emissions, for example. >> Learn More…

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 Event Calendar 

SIA 2016 Annual Convention

April 6-7, 2016
Location: Swift Current, Saskatchewan >> More Info

Hemp - It's Growing!

April 6, 2016
Location: Vegreville, Alta. >> More Info

Murray Hartman’s science-O-rama

April 6, 2016
Location: Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel >> More Info