• Stemphylium blight takes hold.

    Every season the Saskatchewan crop protection lab in Regina identifies a variety of diseases from plant samples sent in for analysis. […]

  • Top picks for canola traits.

    Canadian farmers seeded a record number of canola acres in 2008. They also paid record prices for fertilizer, putting “a better […]

  • Nitrogen loss explained.

    N tends to be the most limiting plant nutrient even though 78 per cent of the atmosphere is nitrogen gas (N2). […]

  • Winter wheat joins the prairie mainstream.

    Clayton Gast admits his biggest challenge with winter wheat is not giving in to the temptation to seed his whole farm […]

  • A short course on herbicide resistance.

    Herbicide resistance (HR) results from a genetic shift in a weed population after repeated application of the same herbicide or herbicide […]

  • Chem handlers cut refill time.

    Remember the days of climbing up on a sprayer to manually pour crop protection products into the tank and then triple […]

  • Midge tolerance arrives for CWRS.

    Yield has always been a stumbling block with Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat varieties. Generally, high protein and high yield […]