In this edition - February 16, 2018

Clubroot can damage more than just the bottom line

Clubroot is a potentially devastating disease for canola growers in Western Canada. Severely infested fields may not be able to grow canola in the foreseeable future. Less-severe fields may see yield drops without a change in farming practices.


New app to reduce water use for Canada’s ornamental plant sector

It takes a lot of work – and a lot of water - to grow healthy trees and shrubs for Canada’s ornamental plant sector. The industry, which boasts approximately 3,500 nurseries across Canada, uses an estimated 190 million cubic metres of water every year.


Newfoundland and Labrador set ag goals for the next five years

Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial government, along with farmers, want to increase the amount of locally produced food by 2022.


Allison Finnamore


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