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Pulses’ impact measured

Pulses’ impact measured

Directors are meeting with government officials and others about the benefits of pulses and how governments can help farmers grow even more of them.
Big drone is a capable spot sprayer

Big drone is a capable spot sprayer

The U7AG is designed to apply the correct label rates and regulations for pesticides.
It’s time to drop emissions caps and re-embrace intensity

It’s time to drop emissions caps and re-embrace intensity

Canada needs to champion low-emissions commodity production.
Durum has potential to make gains

Durum has potential to make gains

Analyst thinks prices have peaked this year, but there are plenty of reasons not to lock in too much of the upcoming crop.
Southwestern Sask. looks at little spring runoff

Southwestern Sask. looks at little spring runoff

Scott, Outlook, Moose Jaw, Assiniboia, Swift Current, Leader and Kindersley areas are in the below normal runoff category.
Hybrid mustard matches canola yield, but disease concerns remain

Hybrid mustard matches canola yield, but disease concerns remain

‘If you’re looking to grow mustard ... watch out for canola contamination,’ says Cory Jacobs.
Pulse planting acreage trends down

Pulse planting acreage trends down

Price, rotation and especially disease weigh on cropping decisions for the Prairies 2023 spring planting season.
Ag lender predicts profitable year

Ag lender predicts profitable year

Saskatchewan will lead the way with a 7.6 percent hike, followed by British Columbia at 5.9 per cent and Manitoba at 4.9 percent.
Canola goes up, organic goes down

Canola goes up, organic goes down

When canola sells for $18-$20 per bu. it’s tempting to switch to conventional where it’s easier to control weeds, crop pests and soil fertility and produce much higher yields.
Starter fertilizer sprayed on seed, in furrow

Starter fertilizer sprayed on seed, in furrow

Each seed is detected by a sensor when planted, and then sprayed with liquid fertilizer before the closing wheel.