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Seeking participants for a study on climate resilient production practices in the Prairies

Research teams at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) are seeking information on some key growing season variables (e.g. field size, harvested area, varieties, irrigation …

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The Resistant Wild Oat Action Committee: a new initiative and resource for producers & agronomists

Herbicide-resistant wild oat is increasing in prevalence across Western Canada. 

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Should you tank mix fungicide with your herbicide or plant growth regulator?

Many cereal growers have considered applying, or have applied, a sub-lethal rate of fungicide (i.e. half rate of Tilt/propiconazole) tank-mixed with herbicide at early growth stages. This practice is considered a conveni…

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Post-emergence wireworm scouting

At this point, many producers and agronomists are familiar with the devastating effects of wireworm infestation. 

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Feed Barley Survey Results

In the fall of 2020, Alberta Barley randomly collected 18 barley samples from a number of fields covering the length and breadth of the province. The samples were sent to A&L labs for standard analysis of their nutri…

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Introduction to May 2021

As we reach the end of May, we have already experienced a few curveballs thrown our way this growing season. Many areas of Alberta were in dire need of moisture at the beginning of the month, however, over the past week …

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