The conversation on clubroot in canola is constantly evolving as knowledge of the disease increases. The Put the Boot to Clubroot Webinar will explore the ever-evolving nature of clubroot and management practices that can minimize its impact to your farm. Three panel members will each bring their own unique knowledge and experience to the table… Read More

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has announced Dr. Maryse Bourgault, a crop physiologist with a background in environmental sciences, as its first Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) Integrated Agronomy Chair. Bourgault was recruited from the Northern Agricultural Research Centre (Havre site) at Montana State University and will hold a joint appointment in the plant sciences… Read More

Collaboration is key when it comes to getting things done; when you have two organizations working towards one goal, that’s even better. Lethbridge College and Farming Smarter have announced they’ve signed a 15-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together on a variety of projects. The agreement will mean the two sides will examine opportunities… Read More

A day designed to celebrate all things agriculture is less than a month away. Canada’s Ag Day is February 11th, and organizers encourage everyone involved in agriculture to participate either online or in their community. Clinton Monchuk, who farms just south of Saskatoon and is also the executive director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan,… Read More

AgScape, Ontario’s branch of Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada, is hoping other farmers will be like Jim McMillan and consider its organization when it comes to their next charitable donation. Launched this week is this Fill the Shoes of Tomorrow’s Agriculture Leaders campaign aimed to raise money for the development and delivery of hands-on programs to help kids… Read More

Have you ever thumbed through your child’s textbook only to be left shaking your head? RealAgriculture founder Shaun Haney was helping his youngest son with his science homework when a small sidebar on herbicide resistance caught his eye: In my sons grade 9 text book it says that herbicide resistance is due to weeds and… Read More

Following a funding commitment, 4-H Canada has announced it will continue its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for five more years. The extension of the program is made possible through a $500,000 contribution from Bayer Crop Science. “Our partnership with Bayer is critical to building capacity around STEM for 4-H youth across Canada,”… Read More

A new competition is aimed at solving some of the problems those in agriculture face on a daily basis. Students from three different post-secondary institutions will be coming together this week for an event being dubbed McDalBridge, for one-of-a-kind training, along with a competition to improve the agriculture industry. “This cross-institutional collaboration is a tremendous… Read More