Production
Seed options have expanded for Canadian and U.S. canola producers following China’s approval of canola traits developed using biotechnology.
Published in Canola
Harvested canola samples in 2018 contained variable levels of green seed. Neil Blue, provincial crop market analyst with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, looks at what producers should consider when marketing their crop.
Published in Canola
The 2018 Canola Performance Trials small plot and field scale data booklet is now available online, providing growers with performance and comparative data on existing and new canola varieties. 
Published in Canola
The saying “rain makes grain” was certainly true for soybeans in 2018. Above average rainfall in late July and August resulted in the highest provincial yields on record.
Published in Soybeans
From drought-like conditions in Manitoba to DON challenges in Ontario corn, Top Crop Manager tackled the highlights of the season in its Corn Season in Review webinar. Ben Rosser, corn specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and Morgan Cott, field agronomist with the Manitoba Corn Growers Association provided summaries of the corn season and answered producers' questions. 
Published in Corn
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is offering support to Ontario customers facing financial hardship as a result of extreme moisture during harvest and a mould that impacted Ontario's corn crops.
Published in Corporate News
Canadian farmers reported increased production of wheat and barley in 2018, while canola, corn for grain, soybeans and oat production was down from the previous year, according to Statistics Canada.
Published in Harvesting
The Government of Canada will invest $3.7 million to the Eastern Canada Oilseeds Development Alliance (ECODA), announced federal Minister of Agriculture Lawrence MacAulay at the Atlantic Soy processing plant in Belle River, Prince Edward Island.
Published in Business & Policy
The Canadian Grain Commission is updating its Eastern wheat class structure to meet the evolving needs of the Canadian grain industry and increase flexibility for producers, breeders, processors and handlers.
Published in Business & Policy
The Ontario Corn Committee (OCC) releases the interim report of the 2018 Ontario Hybrid Corn Performance Trials for all areas except Exeter, Ilderton, Woodstock and Belmont.
Published in Corn
The Ontario and federal government announced steps to help farmers experiencing high levels of deoxynivalenol (DON), including applicable funding to cover a portion of DON-related expenses.
Published in Corn
The new health claim available for high oleic canola oil will appeal to end users and consumers of canola oil, while the marketing benefit has potential to spillover to canola producers.
Published in Corporate News
The Pest Management Regulatory Agency registered BASF’s new Heat Complete pre-seed/pre-emerge herbicide for use on lentils, field peas, soybeans and corn in Canada for the 2019 crop season with the label expansion of one of the components.
Published in Corporate News
Customers in 17 countries will meet with representatives from Canada’s grain value chain to learn about the quality and end-use characteristics of the 2018 Canadian wheat crop during a series of new crop missions beginning November 12.
Published in Corporate News
Sometimes you need to take a fresh look to see if the way you’ve done things in the past is still the best way for today’s conditions. Over the past two decades, Manitoba growers have seen changes like rapidly rising soybean acres, increasing problems with herbicide-resistant weeds, and ongoing crop varietal improvements.
Published in Cereals
Research shows that soil type and weather conditions have the greatest impact on how much nitrogen grain corn needs. Taking into account these variables can help producers prevent under- or over-application of nitrogen.
Published in Precision Ag
In the past, canola growers have been advised to plant slowly to achieve precise seed placement. But now, the message is changing more than ever, as high-speed planters are garnering more interest.
Published in Precision Ag
Irrigated corn has been a mainstay in southern Alberta, but as corn breeders push the maturity barriers lower, corn has become more appealing to dryland farmers. In order to develop agronomic recommendations specific to dryland corn production, Farming Smarter, an applied research organization at Lethbridge, Alta. conducted a three-year study from 2015 through 2017 to assess the impact of several agronomic factors on corn production.
Published in Corn
The Grain Farmers of Ontario issued an open letter to producers on Nov. 9 in response to Ontario's outbreak of DON in grain corn.
Published in Corporate News
The Canadian Grain Commission has extended the deadlines of its Harvest Sample Program by a month in response to the delayed harvest experienced by producers in parts of Canada. 
Published in Corporate News
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