BASF Canada - December 1, 2016 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Environment and Nature, General
Fusarium is a fungus that survives in a wide range of hosts, causes significant losses in grain yield and quality, and is easily spread by wind. Noteworthy for Canadian growers, the Fusarium fungus can overwinter in soil, or on...
BASF Canada - November 22, 2016 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Environment and Nature, General
Canola acres have grown 50 percent over the past ten years and will continue to grow, making it an economic driver for growers in Western Canada. This growth, which is accompanied by a demand for specialty canola oils such as...
BASF Canada - November 17, 2016 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Education, Environment and Nature
In agriculture, practices and standards are constantly evolving to maximize crop health and yield. In soybeans, common practice is to inoculate first-time soybean fields, in order to stimulate higher numbers of nitrogen-fixing...
Nature Conservancy of Canada - November 15, 2016 - Has attachments - Agriculture, Consumer information, General, Seasonal
Ready for the holidays? Finding or receiving the ultimate gift may feel great, but helping others is more rewarding. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the gift shopping you’ll be doing, check out these tips for...
BASF Canada - November 2, 2016 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Environment and Nature
Although being buried alive is considered a general fear among humans, to help promote crop yield, it is an inoculant’s job to be buried alive. Inoculants are applied to seed or in-furrow because they contain rhizobium;...
Nature Conservancy of Canada - October 26, 2016 - Has attachments - Education, Environment and Nature, General, Seasonal
There are 19 species known bat species in Canada. Although they are subjected to a spooky stigma around Halloween, they’re nothing to be afraid of.  Here are 13 things you didn’t know about this not-so-scary...
BASF Canada - October 25, 2016 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Environment and Nature
In order to grow into a strong, successful crop, soybeans require large amounts of nitrogen. Soybeans receive nitrogen either through nitrogen fertilizers or through tiny living organisms—rhizobia. Rhizobia are soil...
Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) - October 21, 2016 - Agriculture, Consumer information, Environment and Nature, Events and Announcements
October 21, 2016, Charlottetown, PEI: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) welcomes one new board member for 2016–2017. Dave Brand, owner of Apex Land & Livestock, was elected to join CASA’s Board...
Advancing Women - October 12, 2016 - Has attachments - General
For immediate release TORONTO, October 12, 2016 – More than 430 women in the Canadian agriculture industry gathered in Toronto on October 3 and 4 for an innovative conference tailored to professional development and...
Nature Conservancy of Canada - October 7, 2016 - Has attachments - Arts and Entertainment, Consumer information, Environment and Nature, Events and Announcements
Give Thanks for Canada’s Nature   By John Lounds As the days get shorter and the leaves change colour, Autumn is the perfect time to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for, such as friends, family, and the way...