November 16 – 31 Marla Riekman took up a shovel at Crop Diagnostic School to show what’s going on with roots
Allan Dawson learns about root systems and the best tool (you likely already own) to help diagnose compactionNov 1 to Nov 15 Sugar beet growers hope for good harvest weather to bring in the crop
Barb Glen reports that record yields and record sugar content are possibilities for the 2017 sugar beet crop.October 16 – 31 Combcut implement cuts out weeds while leaving crops unscathed
Allan Dawson speaks with Katherine Stanley about the Combcut, a weed control implement designed to cut weeds out of fields while leaving crops intactOct 1 – 15 Check your water source if you think your glyphosate is underperforming
Jeanette Gaultier discusses how hard water can affect the efficacy of glyphosateSept 16 – 30 The new concept of smashing nuisance rocks into little pieces rather than picking them
The rock crushing demonstration was one of the strongest attractions at this summer's Ag in Motion showSeptember 1 – 15th: New Research Discussed at the recent Canadian Summit on Soil Health
Next step is developing best management practices for farmers on both sides of the border to help reduce phosphorous runoffAugust 16 – 31 Diagnosing phytophthora root rot in soybeans
What to look for when identifying phytophthora, when you should scout for it and what can be done if it appears in your soybean cropAug 1 – 15 An interview with Dan Orchard, an Alberta based Canola Council agronomist, regarding clubroot control
In this interview, Dan Orchard, an agronomist with the Canola Council of Canada, shares his years of experience managing clubrootJuly 16 – 31 See video of some of the demonstrations at the CanolaPALOOZA 2017
CanolaPALOOZA brought together the canola scientific community and industry partners to showcase some of the latest research and technology in the field.July 1 – 15 Check out DOT, an autonomous, powered farming platform.
Norman Beaujot asks, "why do we need the tractor in the first place?"