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Published on Thu, 04/14/2016 by BASF Canada

Sikkema; Multiple modes of action on every soybean acre, every year

Sikkema; Multiple modes of action on every soybean acre, every year

With a mild winter coming to an end, an early and warm spring has arrived, giving everything an early start, including weeds. Resistance has spread quickly through southern Ontario and according to Dr. Peter Sikkema, Field Crop Weed Management Professor, University of Guelph, studies found that glyphosate-resistant giant ragweed, common ragweed and Canada fleabane in soybean have resulted in yield losses of greater than 90 percent in fields with the greatest weed pressure.

Published on Mon, 04/04/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Cross-Border Partnership Benefits Conservation

Cross-Border Partnership Benefits Conservation

There has been a lot of interest and coverage in recent days about close relations between Canada and the United States and meetings between our respective political leaders to discuss issues of mutual interest.

Among these many common issues, one area where there has been friendship and considerable goodwill for more than 30 years is the shared pursuit of conservation. It is a huge success story that has involved vision and partnership.

Published on Wed, 03/23/2016 by Parkinson Canada

Avez-vous perdu l’odorat? Écrivez-vous plus petit qu’avant? Avril est le mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Parkinson

Avez-vous perdu l’odorat? Écrivez-vous plus petit qu’avant? Avril est le mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Parkinson

Avez-vous perdu l’odorat? Écrivez-vous plus petit qu’avant?

Avril est le mois de la sensibilisation à la maladie de Parkinson

Montréal, 23 mars 2016 – De nombreuses personnes affirment qu’avec l’âge, elles perdent leur faculté de l’olfaction et du goût. D’autres remarquent que leur écriture change et rapetisse. Savez-vous qu’il peut s’agir de signes avant-coureurs de la maladie de Parkinson plutôt que du vieillissement normal?

Published on Wed, 03/23/2016 by Parkinson Canada

Have you lost the sense of smell? Is your hand writing getting smaller? April is Parkinson Awareness Month

Have you lost the sense of smell? Is your hand writing getting smaller? April is Parkinson Awareness Month

Have you lost the sense of smell? Is your hand writing getting smaller?

April is Parkinson Awareness Month

Montreal, March 23, 2016 – Many people notice they lose their sense of smell and taste as they get older. Others observe their handwriting changing and getting smaller. Did you know these could be the early signs of Parkinson’s disease, and not just a normal part of aging?

CACTUS: Communities Have Until April 15th to Ask for Cable Company Budgets to Manage “Community TV”

CACTUS: Communities Have Until April 15th to Ask for Cable Company Budgets to Manage “Community TV”

Canadians have until April 15th to share their experiences as viewers and producers at cable community TV channels.  

The vast majority of cable community TV channels do not meet the minimum criteria for operating a community TV channel under CRTC policy, according to Deepak Sahasrabudhe of Newwest.tv in BC, and a member of the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS).

Published on Mon, 03/07/2016 by BASF Canada

Registered for use in Canada does not mean ‘okay to use’ in a crop that is 90 percent exported

Registered for use in Canada does not mean ‘okay to use’ in a crop that is 90 percent exported

Status of quinclorac acceptance in China highlights complex canola export issues 

The Quinclorac Story

Canola is a uniquely Canadian success story. It’s the number one revenue generating crop in Canada, contributing $19.3 billion to the Canadian economy each year and resulting in almost one-quarter of a million jobs.

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

Canola: Scouting and managing blackleg

Canola: Scouting and managing blackleg

Western Canada has seen an increase in the incidence and severity of blackleg over the last few years. Where blackleg is not managed carefully, it can cause increased lodging, slower harvesting and yield losses. Blackleg can reduce yields on large sections of canola fields and increase the risk for repeated blackleg infestations on future crops.

Published on Thu, 03/03/2016 by BASF Canada

Today’s tech-savvy farmers leverage more info for better profitability

Today’s tech-savvy farmers leverage more info for better profitability

Tool also positions farmers to stay ahead of the curve on consumer trends

During the course of any growing season, Canadian growers get a lot of information about their farm. This includes crop plans, grain inventories, tracking of crop inputs, spray history, soil sampling, yield maps, contracts, as well as the farm’s accounting and books. All of this contributes to the bottom line and managing all this information is an increasingly important part of any successful farming operation.

Published on Tue, 03/01/2016 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

This Year, Be an AgSafe Family by Keeping Kids Safe

This Year, Be an AgSafe Family by Keeping Kids Safe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This Year, Be an AgSafe Family by Keeping Kids Safe

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2016 runs from March 13–19.

Published on Tue, 03/01/2016 by BASF Canada

Preventative fungicide application is key to protecting canola from Sclerotinia

Preventative fungicide application is key to protecting canola from Sclerotinia

Even with the drier weather experienced in many regions of Western Canada last season, the need to plan and preventatively apply fungicides to control key diseases such as Sclerotinia is still necessary for 2016.

High potential for the development of Sclerotinia remains across Western Canada, as many broadleaf crops – including lentils, soybeans, peas and canola – are all hosts for the disease.

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