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Understanding Nitrogen Uptake

Dr. Tom Jensen

Dr. Tom Jensen explains how the nitrogen cycle works with your plants and how to best keep nitrogen in the root zone, where plants need it most.



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Test Your Disease ID Knowledge

Weed ID Quiz

Do you always know what disease you're looking at? Watch this short video and test your skills!



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Make sure you are putting safety first this spring

awlc_safetyfirst

It’s finally go time! This spring when you’re getting ready to spray, keep these important safety tips top of mind. 

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Understanding Canada Thistle

CanThistle

When you see it, you just want it gone. But why is it so tough to get rid of Canada thistle and what is the best way to do so?



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The Importance of Oats in Thoroughbred Racing at Northland’s Race Track

ponyoats

The Kentucky Derby is right around the corner, and we’re taking a behind-the-scenes tour of Northland’s Park Racetrack to learn about the importance of high-quality oats in thoroughbred racing. 



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How could the late spring impact you?

LateSpring

The snow that hit most parts of the prairies this April has delayed seeding. Farmers across much of Western Canada are waiting for a spring season that seems slow to arrive. And while there has been a great deal of speculation on how the current conditions will impact the growing season, many farmers remain optimistic. Farm Credit Canada recently published an article on how the late spring could impact grain markets and even what crops western Canadian farmers seed.



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The evolution of herbicide resistance management

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Did you know there’s a difference between a multi-mode of action herbicide and a multiple mode of action product? Or that Group 2 herbicides should not be all together abandoned as some reports would have you believe?



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Find local brews that use local malt barley

craft_beer

Over the past few years, craft beer and micro-breweries have taken off at an incredible speed. We’d like to introduce you to 10 micro-brews across Western Canada that are making quite the name for themselves by crafting great beer with locally sourced malt barley. 


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Test your Weed ID Knowledge with Cirpreme XC

DeadWeed

The fight against weeds can feel like an uphill battle so it’s important to know what you’re up against. Think you know your weeds? Test your knowledge with our latest weed indentification quiz!

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Barley to Beer: How Your Crop Brews

BeerSeries

It all begins in the field. The journey your barley takes to become beer is an interesting and complex one. While cultures the world over have been making beer and alcoholic beverages for centuries, the malting process used today is highly scientific and takes barley from seed to malt, so that the malt can complete its journey and ultimately end up in your pint glass.


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