Agriculture

Published on Wed, 02/03/2016 by BASF Canada

Fusarium control in seed treatments

Fusarium control in seed treatments

Feature Article

Growers in Western Canada know an integrated approach to managing Fusarium Graminearum includes using clean, disease-free seed, seeding varieties less susceptible to disease, testing for germination and vigour, and incorporating a broad-spectrum fungicide seed treatment. Fusarium Graminearum has had a major economic impact and growers should be aware of the ways to manage it.

Published on Thu, 02/04/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council

Revealing the Issues in the Canadian Agri-Food Workforce and What They Mean to All Stakeholders

Revealing the Issues in the Canadian Agri-Food Workforce and What They Mean to All Stakeholders

Event Information

03/14/2016 @ 09:00
03/16/2016
Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

 

                                             MEDIA ADVISORY

Revealing the Issues in the Canadian Agri-Food Workforce and What They Mean to All Stakeholders

Published on Thu, 01/21/2016 by BASF Canada

BASF Innovation Promotes International Year of Pulses

BASF Innovation Promotes International Year of Pulses

Pulses may be small, but they are mighty and have captured worldwide attention. So much so, that The United Nations declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. The year will showcase the importance of pulse crops, from a powerhouse of nutrition for human consumption, to a leading candidate in crop rotation.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Des organisations de producteurs de canola des prairies se joignent à l’ACSA pour prévenir l’immobilisation dans le grain

Winnipeg MB, le 17 décembre 2015 :  L’Association canadienne de sécurité agricole (ACSA) est heureuse d’annoncer les partenariats avec la Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), l’Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) et SaskCanola pour contribuer à la construction et l’opération d’une unité de démonstration mobile pour l’immobilisation dans le grain dans les trois Provinces des Prairies.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Prairie Canola Grower Organizations Join Forces With CASA to Prevent Grain Entrapment

Winnipeg, MB December 17, 2015:  The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce partnerships with Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC) and SaskCanola to help build and operate a mobile grain entrapment demonstration unit in the three Prairie Provinces.

Published on Thu, 12/17/2015 by BASF Canada

Clearfield Growers Support Crop Innovation Through Clearfield Commitment for Lentils

Clearfield Growers Support Crop Innovation Through Clearfield Commitment for Lentils

Growers across western Canada should know that when they purchase their seed for the upcoming growing season, their investment supports important research and development into new seed varieties to help feed our ever-growing global population.

Published on Thu, 11/26/2015 by BASF Canada

Fungicide resistance: Learning from other countries

Fungicide resistance: Learning from other countries

For decades, Canadian farmers have heard about the threat of herbicide resistance, and in some cases have adapted their farm practices to manage it first-hand. We hear far less about fungicide resistance.

Fungicide resistance has been found in other parts of the world, especially in Northern Europe. In Europe, the most important cereal diseases are Septoria tritici blotch (Septoria) of wheat, rusts and powdery mildew. Septoria has developed widespread resistance cases to the strobilurin fungicides, resulting in a significant shift to the triazoles.

Published on Tue, 11/24/2015 by BASF Canada

Wheat: Protecting your investment

Wheat: Protecting your investment

Canada is the world’s sixth largest producer of wheat, and one of the largest exporters. With wheat being one of Canada’s major crops, maximizing those wheat acres is a priority for growers.

Published on Tue, 11/17/2015 by BASF Canada

New Clearfield canola varieties for 2016 season

New Clearfield canola varieties for 2016 season

Canola is one of the most revenue-producing crops and widely grown across western Canada. Each growing season brings challenges and many of these challenges are unique to each farm operation and regional in nature. With tighter canola rotations, this list grows to include insect, weed and disease pressure as well as variable moisture and fertility conditions all working together to reduce yields.

Herbicide-tolerant canola systems offer growers a tool in managing weed (and ultimately disease) pressure resulting in a higher yielding canola crop.

Published on Thu, 11/12/2015 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Injured Farmers Urged to Apply for the Back to Ag Program

Injured Farmers Urged to Apply for the Back to Ag Program

Winnipeg, MB November 12, 2015: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) in partnership with Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Back to Ag Program.

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