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Feds invest in oilseed research for the Atlantic provinces

DEC 14

The federal government has announced support for oilseed research in the east with $3.7 million going to the Eastern Canada Oilseeds Development Alliance (ECODA). Find out more on the funding from this Real Agriculture rep...

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Soybean seasonal summary 2018

DEC 14

The saying in cropping “rain makes grain” was certainly true for soybeans in 2018. Above average rainfall in late July and August resulted in the highest provincial yields on record. Read a full summary of the 2018 soybean...

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Why potato farmers should plan now for 2019 crops

DEC 14

With close to 15,000 acres of potatoes unharvested this year due to early wintery weather across the country, industry experts advise farmers to start planning now for next year's crop. Read more of this advice from this F...

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Weather woes evident in StatsCan final production report

DEC 09

Statistics Canada’s final crop production report for 2018 is out, and the coast to coast struggles dished out by Mother Nature are well reflected in the production figures. Read more on production from this Real Agricultu...

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Funding intake to support DON testing in corn now open

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Cereals seasonal summary 2018

DEC 07

Approximately 906,000 acres of winter wheat were seeded which is slightly down from the previous year’s 910,000 acres. T

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How to dry soybeans in a bin

DEC 07

The wet fall and delayed harvest of 2018 has left a lot of Ontario soybeans still in the field. This is a big deal, especially for farmers who are growing Identity-Preserved (IP) soybeans with a premium of several dollars...

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Government assistance to help ON farmers deal with DON in corn

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Total Canadian grain exports running well ahead of average

DEC 02

Canadian canola exports may be slightly behind the year-ago pace, but wheat movement is very strong and total crop exports to-date are running well ahead of average for this time of year, according to the latest statistics...

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Spaces to breathe & grow

DEC 01

The key to addressing compaction (AFTER avoidance!) is to restore and maintain critical soil functions. Read more on restoring soil functions from this Field Crop News article.

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Edible bean seasonal summary

NOV 30

The dry edible bean season started out positively with good planting conditions at the end of May and beginning of June.

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