Trials conducted across the Prairies showed the best yield results with Liberty Link L252.  |  File photo

Liberty Link variety tops canola field trial results

WINNIPEG — A canola variety resistant to Bayer’s Liberty Link herbicide, L252, showed better yields than competing cropping options in 2017, according to results of performance trials conducted by the Canola Council of Canada and the three provincial grower groups. Field and small plot trials conducted across the Prairies tracked yields, days-to-maturity, lodging and other […] Read more

Producers attending the Wheatland Conservation Area field day in Swift Current, Sask., saw fababean plots that are thriving with the abundance of moisture.  |  Karen Briere photo

Sask. fababean trials gather agronomic information

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Other pulses aren’t enjoying their wet feet, but fababeans thrive in the wet weather that southwestern Sask-atchewan has had this year. The crop isn’t typically grown in the region, which tends to be drier than other parts of the province, but demonstration plots at the Wheatland Conservation Area show healthy stands. […] Read more