Proper crop rotation beneficial for weed control
A recent poll conducted by Ipsos Reid suggests that 98 percent of Canadian growers believe that crop rotation is an effective weed management strategy. While an overwhelming majority agree with the strategy in theory, many growers do not follow recommended rotation guidelines. In fact, the poll shows that only one in three growers rotate their canola crop according to agronomists’ recommendations.
Managing herbicide resistance in Western Canada
BASF Knowledge Harvest 2015 will continue to educate growers on herbicide resistance and dig deeper into management techniques
According to weed science expert, Dr. Linda Hall growers in Western Canada have heard a lot about the spread of glyphosate resistance in recent years but can expect to hear a lot more, especially if they aren’t following proper management techniques.
Growing a successful soybean crop in western Canada
Knowledge Harvest 2015 will look closer at how biological and inoculant products increase nodulation and root growth and showcase new products
This year, Canadian soybean area could reach record highs according to Statistics Canada’s June Farm report. The report stated that for the sixth consecutive year, soybean area could potentially rise 23.5 percent from 2013 to 5.6 million acres. Final production numbers will be reported later this year.
Maximizing yield potential: the science behind BASF fungicides
Knowledge Harvest 2015 will look closer at fungicide applications/timing and learn about a new disease heading to Canada.
According to a study by Canola Council of Canada in 2013, Canadian-grown canola contributes $19.3 billion to the Canadian economy each year, including more than 249,000 Canadian jobs and $12.5 billion in wages. For a grower, protecting that investment is more important than ever.
Success Leads to Paying It Forward
Calgary, October 9th, 2014 – The launch of the first Advancing Women Conference in 2014 brought to light many successes and accomplishments among women within the ag industry. With the overwhelming success of this event, Iris Meck, AWC conference organizer and owner IMCI, is proud to be able to pay it forward and invest in future leaders by sponsoring and funding great opportunities for women in ag.
Are these good days here to stay?
October 8, 2014, CALGARY- Members of the Canadian cattle industry will be meeting in Calgary on November 18 and 19, 2014 at the Canfax Cattle Market Forum. The annual event is in its third year and will be held at the Deerfoot Inn & Casino in Calgary, Alberta. The forum features a number of expert industry speakers who will present new perspectives and focused, up-to-date information on the beef industry.
Le programme AgriRetour sera lancé à la 20e Conférence annuelle de l’ACSA
Ottawa ON, le 8 octobre 2014 – L’Association canadienne de sécurité agricole (ACSA) est fière de lancer la phase de présentation de demandes en vertu du programme AgriRetour. Le programme AgriRetour est le résultat d’un partenariat entre l’ACSA, Financement agricole Canada (FAC) et la Fondation Rick Hansen (FHR).
Back to Ag Program Launched at CASA’s 20th Annual Conference
Ottawa, ON, October 8, 2014 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is proud to launch the application phase of the Back to Ag Program. The Back to Ag Program is the result of a partnership between CASA, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF).
Safely Move Farm Equipment on Roads this Harvest Season
September 29, 2014
Golden fields of wheat and the sight of trucks full of grain are sure signs that the harvest season is upon us once again. Every harvest season there are collisions between farm equipment and passenger vehicles resulting in expensive repairs, injuries and sadly even deaths. However by taking a small amount of time to discuss how to safely transport agricultural equipment, farmers and their equipment operators can minimize the risk of a collision.
La conférence canadienne sur la sécurité agricole célèbre ses 20 ans
Parlons-en! L’excellence et au-delà 2014 aura lieu du 7 au 9 octobre à Ottawa