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Don't be a pushover — Canada needs to get tough with China

AUG 18

What do Chinese government leaders think of Canada? Can our government correct a policy course that has put Canadian agricultural exports on the ropes and knocked canola and meat out of the globe’s most lucrative economy? ...

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Fresh vegetables & easing retail competition fuel food inflation

AUG 18

Canada’s food retailers have been looking to reduce competitive price wars — but it’s not enough to ease continued food inflation. That’s market analyst Kevin Grier’s take on what’s happening across Canada’s food retail l...

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Optimum planting dates for winter wheat in ON

AUG 18

As we saw with the 2019 winter wheat crop, if winter wheat is planted late and if conditions are not fit, there is a greater risk of winter survival issues. When it comes to determining your optimum planting date for your...

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Corn School: Learning from 2019 plant roots

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StatsCan drops their canola estimate by 2 million acres

AUG 12

According to the June Field Crop Survey, canola, durum, and winter wheat acres were down significantly, with wheat, barley, corn, and peas picking up the acres, depending on the region. Read more on their estimates from th...

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USDA forecasts bigger-than-expected U.S. corn crop

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Corn School: Getting to the root of the problem in 2019

AUG 04

One of the big questions surrounding the Ontario corn crop of 2019 is whether plant roots can push through tough planting conditions and continue to feed the plant throughout the growing season. On this episode of the Real...

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Corn School: Fall vs. spring strip till — can you see the difference?

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ON Cereal Crop Committee 2019 update

AUG 04

The Ontario Cereal Crops Committee is citing extensive winter and spring kill of the 2019 winter wheat trials in its decision to not release a performance evaluation report this year. Read more regarding this decision from...

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Corn School: Don't get knocked out by fertilizer burn

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Soybean drop larger than expected in MB

JUL 28

Data from the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation, the provincial crop insurer, indicates that soybean acres will be 1.39 million in 2019. In comparison, Manitoba farmers planted 1.89 million acres of beans in 2018 ...

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Potato growers increase acres in MB, AB

JUL 21

Manitoba potato growers seeded 6,000 more acres than 2018 and Alberta acres are up 5,500 acres compared to last year, based on data from a July 17 United Potato Growers of Canada report. Read more on the acreage changes fr...

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Wheat School: Growing wheat the 'Kiwi' way

JUL 21

New Zealand doesn’t share a lot in common with Canada, however, when it comes to growing high-yielding wheat Kiwi growers do count on similar management practices to put big-bushel wheat crops in the bin. Find out more on ...

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