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Understanding Canada Thistle


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


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?


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


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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Why herbicide resistance matters to us all


The problem of herbicide resistant weeds is complex and has no easy solutions. But that doesn’t mean there are no solutions at all. At Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™, we want to ensure that the herbicide tools you’ve come to trust are available for as long as possible.

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Find local brews that use local malt barley


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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Barley to Beer: How Your Crop Brews


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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Corteva Agriscience™ – Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™


On Feb. 26, 2018, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ announced the name of the intended company once it is spun-off, which is expected to happen by June 1, 2019. The intended Agriculture company will become Corteva Agriscience™ (kohr-'teh-vah), which is derived from a combination of words meaning "heart" and "nature". 

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Stop and ask, is everyone safe?


This week is Farm Safety Week. With Spring around the corner, there’s an increase of activity on the farm as you prepare for another growing season. On a family farm, where everyone pitches in, it’s important that you take steps to ensure every generation stays safe

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Dow AgroSciences Unlabelled, Supported Tank Mixes For Use in Western Canada

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The PMRA (Pest Management Regulatory Agency) has established a position related to unlabelled tank mix use of commercial pest control products used in crop production, disease or vegetation management.

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