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08 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada CCC Welcomes $50 Million for Research
CANADA - The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) welcomes the commitment made in the federal budget of an additional $50 million over two years for agriculture research and innovation. ...
07 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Farmland School Tax Rebate Rises to 80 Per Cent
CANADA - Manitoba farmland owners will see tax relief of over $35 million for the 2011 tax year, as the Farmland School Tax Rebate rises to 80 per cent from 75 per cent, Agriculture, Food and...
02 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Canola Crop and Weather Update
CANADA - Canola seeding is 90 to 95 per cent complete in Peace (B.C. and Alberta), according to the Canola Council of Canada. ...
01 June 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada End In Sight for Canadian Wheat Board Monopoly
CANADA - The recent election in Canada may have spelled doom for the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly on wheat and barley exports from western Canada, reports Bob Hoff, Northwest Farm and Ranch...
31 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Reducing Cereal Crop Losses
CANADA - A wheat breeder with the University of Manitoba recommends farmers adopt a multi-pronged approach for reducing potential yield and quality losses in cereal crops resulting from fusarium...
27 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Control of Seed Fuels Farmer-Breeder Programs
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba says the ability take greater control of the seed supply is among the key factors fueling the interest in farmer-breeder clubs....
23 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada How To Reduce Losses from Fusarium Head Blight
CANADA - A wheat breeder with the University of Manitoba recommends a multi-pronged approach for reducing the potential for yield and quality loses in cereal crops resulting from fusarium head...
17 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Strong Saskatchewan Export Growth Expected
CANADA - Saskatchewan's international exports are forecast to increase 19 per cent this year and a further 6 per cent in 2012, according to a Global Export Forecast by Export Development Canada...
16 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Dow's Hyland Seeds Expands Nairn Cereal Research Lab
CANADA - In a move that cements its commitment to growth and expansion, Hyland Seeds, a division of Dow AgroSciences, has purchased the Thompsons Limited facility located on Ross Side Road....
13 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Canola, Barley Stocks Down, Corn Up
CANADA - Canadian stocks of barley and canola at the end of March were down from year earlier levels, Statistics Canada reported Friday. ...
12 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Virulent Fusarium Most Prevalent in Western Canada
CANADA - A plant pathologist with the University of Manitoba reports a new more virulent strain of fusarium head blight has become the dominant strain in western Canada....
10 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Future For Manitoba Oilseed Production Looks Bright
CANADA - An oilseed specialist with Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives says the future looks bright for oilseed production in Manitoba, writes Bruce Cochrane. ...
09 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Genetic Research Key to Controlling Blackleg
CANADA - A plant pathologist with the University of Manitoba suggests the development of canola varieties resistant to new strains of blackleg holds the most promise for controlling the disease...
06 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Spring Planting Underway
CANADA - Canadian farmers have commenced planting however progress is slow....
03 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Food vs Fuel: The Ethanol Debate is Over
CANADA - A new study released by the Grain Farmers of Ontario should put an end to the ongoing debate of whether the grain we grow should be used for food or fuel. We can and should do both....
02 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Canada Agribusiness Driving in Different Directions
CANADA - Canada's main agricultural sectors appear to be going in different directions in the medium term. ...
29 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Take Advantage of Pre-seed Prep Time
CANADA - Canola seeded early usually has higher yield and quality than canola seeded late May or June. But there are two things you need to know about this statement. ...
28 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Viterra and MPA Reach Agreement for Grain Terminal
CANADA - Viterra Inc. and the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) are pleased to announce that they have signed a definitive agreement for Viterra to lease and operate the MPA Grain Terminal. ...
27 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Planting Intentions - Record Canola Acres
CANADA - In 2011, Canadian prairie farmers anticipate planting a record area of canola, and expect to plant more durum wheat, barley and oats compared with 2010, according to Statistics Canada....
Crop Industry News from Canada Cool Soil Temps Delay Canadian Planting
CANADA - A plant science professor with the University of Manitoba reports cool soil conditions are the biggest factor threatening to delay spring planting this year in Manitoba....
26 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Acreage Increases Expected in Many Crops
CANADA - Canadian farmers are looking at the 2011 growing season as an opportunity to take advantage of historically high prices, and as a result, acreage on many crops should see an increase...
Crop Industry News from Canada Farmers to Help Develop New Lines of Wheat
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba is calling on wheat growers to consider participation in a program aimed at developing new lines of wheat....
25 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada DDGS Marketing Opportunity in Canada
CANADA - Don't miss your chance to actively promote your product in the third-largest market for US DDGS. ...
22 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Farmers Advised to Take Advantage of Strong Markets
CANADA - A University of Manitoba agricultural economist is advising farmers who rely on exports to take advantage of strong grain and livestock markets as one way of protecting themselves against...
Crop Industry News from Canada Participatory Wheat Breeding Program
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba is calling on wheat growers to consider participation in a program aimed at developing new lines of wheat, writes Bruce Cochrane. ...
21 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Dollar Expected to Continue Gaining Strength
CANADA - An agricultural economist with the University of Manitoba fears challenges facing key global currencies will continue to put upward pressure on the value of the Canadian dollar. ...
20 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Manitoba Farmers Eye Corn, Weather Is Key
CANADA - The ongoing fight for acres in the US, attempting to bring in more corn plantings, has spilled north of the border, as Manitoba corn growers look to increase their acreage of the profitable...
18 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada 11 Canola Fertilizer Tips for 2011
CANADA - Canola fertility needs have never been higher. And with current field conditions, soil fertility levels have never been so uncertain. ...
15 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Lack of Crop Protection Brands Affects Oilseed Crops
CANADA - An oilseeds specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives says limited availability of crop protection products, disease limitations and weed concerns are among the...
14 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Canada Developing Perennial Crops from Annual Crops
CANADA - Researchers with the University of Manitoba are working to develop new perennial agricultural crops from the relatives of some of the annual crops being grown in western Canada, writes...
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