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Published on Tue, 09/08/2015 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Fall into Nature with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

Fall into Nature with the Nature Conservancy of Canada

Even with summer coming to an end and the new school year approaching, there are many reasons to keep getting outside. Every part of Canada has so much to offer. From Vancouver Island to Newfoundland there are countless nature destinations close to home. Who says the fun has to stop in September?

Published on Fri, 08/28/2015 by BASF Canada

Growers can expect to see the benefits of spraying a pre-harvest herbicide this season in dry beans and soybeans

Growers can expect to see the benefits of spraying a pre-harvest herbicide this season in dry beans and soybeans

The growing season is well underway and many growers are shifting their focus to think about harvest. Getting a clean, high-quality sample into the bin while working around unpredictable fall weather is the challenge that growers face almost every year.

Applying a pre-harvest herbicide is one way to help growers get around some of these challenges but there are a number of other beneficial reasons to apply a harvest aid or desiccant at the end of the season.

Published on Wed, 08/19/2015 by BASF Canada

More Canola growers turn to canola systems that offer a premium

More Canola growers turn to canola systems that offer a premium

Increasing demand for alternative canola genetics in the United States has Canadian producers turning to canola systems that can offer specialty oil contracts for the quality crop.

Grower and agronomist Barry Chappell of Chappell Ag Ventures in Hamiota, MB, speaks of the success his operation has experienced in growing and selling Clearfield canola.

Published on Wed, 08/12/2015 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Youth making differences

Youth making differences

The UN General Assembly is calling for the youth of the world to have a place in charting the course towards healthier communities as part of International Youth Day, celebrated on August 12 this year.

As family members, guardians, mentors, teachers or peers, how can we be role models? How can we create opportunities for young people to get personally involved in charting a better future?

At the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), we believe in building opportunities for Canadians of all ages to connect with and care for our natural places.

Published on Wed, 07/29/2015 by BASF Canada

Benefits of straight cutting canola

Benefits of straight cutting canola

Growers and industry experts have discussed the benefits of straight cutting versus swathing in Western Canada for a number of years. Swathing has traditionally been the harvesting choice for the majority of canola growers. However, as growers become increasingly aware of the benefits of straight cutting, the industry has seen the practice of straight cutting grow in popularity.

Published on Wed, 07/22/2015 by Be Car Care Aware

Vehicle maintenance checklist - Prepare your car for summer driving today

Vehicle maintenance checklist - Prepare your car for summer driving today

Before hitting the road this summer, you can take several simple precautions to keep your family safe and save money at the pump. Extreme heat and long drives can be tough on cars. Cracked hoses, leaky radiators, under inflated tires and dirty filters can significantly lower your fuel efficiency, or worse, lead to a total breakdown.

Published on Mon, 07/20/2015 by Mon auto j'en prends soin

L’entretien estival de votre véhicule

L’entretien estival de votre véhicule

Avant de prendre la route cet été, quelques simples mesures de précaution vous aideront à tenir votre famille en sécurité et à faire l’économie de carburant. Les grandes chaleurs et les longs trajets peuvent mettre votre véhicule à rude épreuve.

Published on Mon, 07/20/2015 by Be Car Care Aware

Caring For Your Car in Summer

Caring For Your Car in Summer

Before hitting the road this summer, you can take several simple precautions to keep your family safe and save money at the pump. Extreme heat and long drives can be tough on cars. Cracked hoses, leaky radiators, under inflated tires and dirty filters can significantly lower your fuel efficiency, or worse, lead to a total breakdown.

Check the following vehicle components periodically during summer to help avoid breakdowns and car problems:

Published on Tue, 07/14/2015 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Summer holidays shouldn’t be a holiday from learning

Summer holidays shouldn’t be a holiday from learning

Fun activities from HSBC Family Literacy First keep skills sharp while school is out!

Published on Tue, 07/14/2015 by Clean Foundation

Summer contest for low income homeowners in Nova Scotia

Summer contest for low income homeowners in Nova Scotia

July 10, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia - It’s summertime, and no one wants to think about the winter we just had. But now is the perfect time to make your home warmer and save money before the snow falls again.

If you qualify for HomeWarming – a program that helps Nova Scotians living on a low income save money on heating bills and feel more comfortable year-round – we’ll assess your home and complete energy efficiency upgrades at no charge.

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