The Focal Point: Spring 2021 Edition

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Table of Contents

  • Cultivar data accessible to all farmers: Manitoba Crop Variety Evaluation Team
  • Hitting the density sweet spot: Determining optimum target plant stands for spring cereal crops in Manitoba
  • Get the most out of your nitrogen: Cross-Canada agronomic and environmental benefit of advanced 4R nitrogen management of grain corn
  • Canadian vs. European varieties: Determining agronomic sustainability of European flax (linseed) cultivars in agro-Manitoba
  • Broad shoulders: Research aimed to provide sunflower farmers with new varieties well-suited for confectionary markets
  • Genetic gains: Development of improved field ready CWRW wheat cultivars for Western Canada
  • Maximized space: Rotational effects and optimized plant spatial arrangement for wheat production in Manitoba
  • Weather warning: Development of a risk model for Fusarium head blight to improve cereal quality and yield in Canada
  • Field-scale research: On-farm trials continue to grow in popularity among Manitoba growers
  • Farmgate profitability: Research development continues to be MCA’s No. 1 focus