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09 May 2011
OSR Potential Source of Herbicide Resistant Genes
EU - New research suggests that feral oilseed rape poses little risk of contaminating crops, but if the oilseed is genetically modified (GM), it could be a minor source of GM traits in weeds....
06 May 2011
Aussie Farmers Optimistic for Season Ahead
AUSTRALIA - Most of WA's wheat belt still hasn't received enough rain for farmers to get stuck into seeding. ...
Canadian Spring Planting Underway
CANADA - Canadian farmers have commenced planting however progress is slow....
02 May 2011
Early Canola Sowing In Progress
AUSTRALIA - Victorian grain growers are set to give support to a large sowing of canola. ...
29 April 2011
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. ...
27 April 2011
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....
Bayer Showcases Sustainable Solutions at ISF
GERMANY - Bayer CropScience will showcase an impressive range of customer-oriented and sustainable solutions - including innovative seed treatment products, technologies and services - which...
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
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...
19 April 2011
Bayer and Pioneer Enter Canola Trait Agreement
US - Bayer CropScience and DuPont announced today that they have entered into a global licensing agreement for a canola herbicide tolerance trait. Bayer has licensed its proprietary herbicide...
18 April 2011
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
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...
08 April 2011
Expanded Oilseed Production in Manitoba
CANADA - An oilseed specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives credits the development of food products made from oilseeds for a dramatic increase in oilseed production...
07 April 2011
Normal Cropping Patterns Despite Flooding Threat
CANADA - Farmers across the Manitoba to stick with their traditional cropping patterns this spring despite fears of potential flooding, says a plant science professor with the University of Manitoba. ...
28 March 2011
EU Can't Independently Ban Biotech Crops
EU - Monsanto got a big boost in Europe yesterday when an official ruled that the European Union's constituent countries couldn't independently ban genetically modified crops (GMOs) on their...
24 March 2011
$50M for New Ag Research in Canadian Federal Budget
CANADA - The Canola Council of Canada welcomes the commitment made in yesterday's federal budget of an additional $50 million over two years for agriculture research and innovation. ...
23 March 2011
Teagasc Crops Report Highlights Increased Cereal Area
IRELAND - The first Teagasc Crop Report of 2011, just published, highlights the increase in winter cereal area this year, the frost damage to winter sown oat crops and the attacks on oilseed...
22 March 2011
Farmers Show Support for Homegrown Biodiesel
CANADA - The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association in partnership with the Grain Farmers of Ontario, Koch Farms and Koch Logistics, and biodiesel blender and marketer FS PARTNERS, have launched...
21 March 2011
VFF Argues for Better Rail Network
AUSTRALIA - Victoria's record harvests provide farmers with the perfect opportunity to argue for a better rail network, the Victorian Farmers Federation says. ...
15 March 2011
Budget for Canola Disease Management
CANADA - Growers working on their canola budgets for 2011 should include disease management costs, says the Canola Council of Canada. ...
14 March 2011
Broadcast Canola Seeding in April
CANADA - Anticipating a very wet spring, some growers are wondering whether to broadcast canola seed while the ground is still frozen, says the Canola Council of Canada. ...
11 March 2011
Survey Says Canola Fertilizer Rates Too Low
CANADA - In a recent survey on agronomic practices, the Canola Council of Canada found that, on average, growers may not be applying enough fertilizer for high yielding canola. ...
09 March 2011
Wet Season Tips for Saving Grain Seed
US - Saving viable grain seed for the 2011 winter crop following such a wet harvest period requires careful collection, storage, handling and subsequent planting. ...
07 March 2011
Canola Hits Record High for Farm Cash Receipts
CANADA - Statistics Canada has released the farm cash receipt totals for 2010 and canola remains at the top. ...
03 March 2011
Canola/Soybean Growers Strongly Support Biodiesel
CANADA - A new survey conducted by AgCall Inc. of active Canadian canola and soybean growers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario shows overwhelming support for the production and promotion...
01 March 2011
Global Biotech Crops Increase by 10 Per Cent
GLOBAL - The global area planted with genetically modified crops increased by 10 per cent last year to 148m hectares, equal to about 10 per cent of the world's total area of cropland, reports...
28 February 2011
World’s Farmers Favour Biotech Crop Varieties
US - Because of its contribution to agricultural productivity and sustainable farming, growers around the world continue to choose biotech crop varieties according to a report released today...
23 February 2011
Uncovering Genome Secrets of Blackleg Fungus
AUSTRALIA - The genome of the Blackleg fungus, which causes the most damaging disease to canola crops worldwide, has been sequenced for the first time by a team of French and Australian scientists. ...
22 February 2011
Canola Heating In the Bin
Canola is heating up. That's good news if we're talking prices. But it's bad news for canola in the bin. ...
Provoking Results from Crop Sequencing Trials
AUSTRALIA - The latest results from the Department of Agriculture and Food's Dynamic Crop Sequencing trials at Katanning and Wongan Hills will be presented at its Agribusiness Crop Updates 2011...
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