What Farmers Need to Know Now

The April edition of The Growing Point e-newsletter is now available!

In this edition of the newsletter, we discuss why emergence counts are important and how to conduct them, malt barley seeding rates, optimizing seeding depth, broadcast nitrogen risks, and other topics related to seeding. 

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Advancing Ag applications now open

Advancing Ag - Future Leaders Program is now accepting applications for its 2021-22 program year! Mentor and mentee candidates are encouraged to apply before April 30, 2021.

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Now available to all western Canadian producers, FarmCash opens spring advance application with new features

Starting March 15, for the first time in its history, FarmCash is accepting spring advance applications from all western Canadian producers. This announcement follows the multi-provincial expansion of the FarmCash program made public on February 17, 2021. While funds cannot be released until the official Advance Payments Program open date on April 1, producers can complete their online application today and explore new account features including a designated FarmCash account manager and an online account dashboard. These features provide a cash advance experience tailored to the unique needs of agriculture producers.

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2021 Blue Book now available at albertabluebook.com

Four of Alberta's crop commissions including Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers and the Alberta Wheat Commission have produced the 2021 Blue Book - now available for order and download. 

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