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Issue No. 65 - Spring 2014

SMARTPHONE APPS FOR AGRICULTURE PROJECT UPDATE - Tom Wolf

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS - PART 2, CURRENT STATUS, ISSUES, BENEFITS AND CONCERNS - Graham Scoles

ECRF AND PARKLAND COLLEGE - PAST AND FUTURE - Mike Hall

IRRIGATION: LAKE DIEFENBAKER'S UNFINISHED BUSINESS - John Linsley

THE ANSWER IS WINTER WHEAT! NOW WHICH QUESTION WOULD YOU LIKE TO ASK FIRST? - Paul Thoroughgood

DR. GUY LAFOND MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Danny Petty

IRRIGATION CROP DIVERSIFICATION CORPORATION (ICDC) - Garry Hnatowich

GRAIN AERATION - Joy Agnew

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Issue No. 64 - Spring 2013

GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR PRAIRIE PRODUCERS? - Guy Lafond

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE - SO WHAT NOW! - Tim Nerbas

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS PART 1 - THEIR HISTORY AND CURRENT STATUS - Graham Scoles

ADOPTION OF DIRECT SEEDING IMPROVES SOIL FERTILITY AND CROP NUTRITION - Ross H. McKenzie

OPENER AND SEEDING SPEED EFFECTS ON CANOLA EMERGENCE - Bob Blackshaw

ADOPTION OF DIRECT SEEDING IMPROVES SOIL QUALITY - Ross H. McKenzie

MISCONCEPTIONS OF WINTER WHEAT IN DRY SOIL - Larry Durand

"MANURE HAPPENS" - FARMERS SHOULD MAKE THE MOST OF IT! - Ross H. McKenzie

SMARTPHONE APPS PROJECT UPDATE - Tom Wolf

   
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Issue No. 63 - Fall 2012

On Jan 9, 2013 the SSCA will hold its 25th annual conference. What were your farming practices like 25 years ago? 1988 turned out to be a very dry year for most of Saskatchewan. Dust clouds were a common occurrence and damage from wind and water erosion were evident everywhere. 

Fast forward 25 years and soil erosion has been greatly reduced. Wheat is no longer King. And by having solid crop rotations not only do we hedge our bets on the crop markets, but we also play a critical role in minimizing weeds, insects and disease problems. 

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