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What to do with acres that always lose money?

Every farm has acres that suck in resources and don’t give anything in return. These unprofitable acres are fairly easy to recognize – soils are degraded, crops are thin and weeds are prolific. The whole farm might benefit from taking these acres out of annual crop production—and here’s how to do it.

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Farmer Panel

Good ideas

Where do you get your ideas? How do you know an idea is good? How long does it take for you to put a good idea into practice? Our six farmers panelists answer these questions and share examples of recent new ideas they implemented.

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Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights

Agronomy Insights - Tips and tools from the Canola Council of Canada agronomy team
Why does seed survival matter? Immediate return on your seed investment is one big reason. If you spend $60 per acre on seed, the difference between 50 per cent and 75 per cent emergence could be $15 per acre or more. But that is only the beginning. Yield potential and predictability drops off with a...
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