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Stocks of major crops drop, except canola: StatsCan report

FEB 09

A decline in total crop stocks occurred for the 2018 crop year for all commodities, except for canola, according to a recent report from Statistics Canada. Read more from the report from this Real Agriculture report.

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Wheat Pete’s Word: Dissolved phosphorus risks, starter fert on soys, and a soil test reminder

FEB 09

In this episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, Peter Johnson shares some of what he’s heard on the winter show circuit, as well as cover the top questions that have come in on the listener line and via social media.

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Much-anticipated WASDE delivers few surprises

FEB 09

The U.S. government shutdown meant grain markets missed out on a few months of WASDE reports. With a return to at least some capacity, the USDA released a much-anticipated WASDE on February 8. Read more from the report in ...

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Corn School: Making the case for narrow rows

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$4.1 million announced for corn & oat field crop research

FEB 01

Oat and corn research projects through the Canadian Field Crop Research Alliance (CFCRA) recently received $4.1 million over five years to support national projects. Find out more on the funding from this Real Agriculture ...

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Sulphur fertilizer trial in dry edible beans

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Ag Canada predicts rising grain & canola acres in 2019-20

FEB 01

Canadian farmers will seed more wheat, barley and canola in 2019/20, according to the first supply/demand tables from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada for the upcoming crop year, released Jan. 25, 2019. Read more details f...

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New health guide includes lentils & peas as protein suggestions

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MB: spud capital of Canada

JAN 27

The reign of Prince Edward Island is over. Very soon, Manitoba will be the new potato king of Canada. In the last few years Manitoba farmers have seeded about 64,000 acres of spuds. In P.E.I., acreage is around 85,000. Tha...

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Corn School: Evolving planting systems demand down force & savvy row cleaners

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How much will western soybean acres decline in 2019?

JAN 27

Due to the dry conditions of 2018 in a good part of Western Canada, soybean yields were less than ideal or close to break-even. Back in the fall, pessimism was high for soybeans, and acres the prevailing thought was that w...

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Soybean School: Making 80 bushels a reality

JAN 27

For growers who deal with the reality of growing soybeans in Ontario, a realistic target is 80 bu/ac, says Syngenta agronomist Eric Richter. Last year, Ontario’s soybean crop smashed the previous record of 48.3 set in 201...

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Soybean School: Data crunch says plant soys before corn

JAN 19

On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Soybean School, Shaun Conley explains when he looks at data from growing areas with similar weather, soil types, and growing environments as found in Ontario, there’s a clear case for m...

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