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Agronomic and economic benefits of fertilizing crops
Operating costs at farm level can be divided into essential, enhancement, maintenance, protection and insurance. Save growth hormones, which are not common in western Canada, fertilizer and better quality of seed are the ...
Urea treatment affects safe rates of seed placed nitrogen in Saskatchewan
Placing urea in close proximity to seed can cause seedling damage resulting in poor crop establishment. Plant densities are often well below the optimum, and plants that do emerge can exhibit poor vigor. Several strategies ...
The economics of potato crop rotations in southern Manitoba
Rapid expansion of the potato industry in Manitoba has led to increased potato production in Manitoba. While the introduction of potatoes into current cropping systems may provide an opportunity for producers to increase ...
Impact of tillage system, preceding crops, and P fertilizer on economic performance of flax production
Conservation farming is a system approach that considers all factors that affect production. Reduced tillage is one of the methods of conservation farming and is becoming increasingly popular on the prairie. This will ...
Stubble effects on crop microclimate and crop performance in a sub-humid prairie climate
Stubble impacts crop microclimate in ways that have not been well-investigated, particularly in the context of crop establishment, growth and yield. In this study, the effects of different stubble heights on crop microclimate, ...
A decade of herbicide-resistant crops in Canada
This review examines some agronomic, economic, and environmental impacts of herbicide-resistant (HR) canola, soybean, corn, and wheat in Canada after 10 years of growing HR cultivars. The rapid adoption of HR canola and ...
Field Crop Insect Pest Problems in North Dakota