The Focal Point: Winter 2024 Edition

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Table of Contents

  • Custom crops: Barley breeding programs strive to meet the changing needs of farmers 
  • Made for Manitoba: New Canadian-adapted confection sunflower hybrid coming soon to a farm near you
  • Resilient rotations: Crop rotations are not one-size-fits-all
  • New kids on the block: Exploring corn and soybean potential in Western Canada
  • No silver bullet in breeding: Variety development takes time, but the results speak for themselves
  • Down but not out: Acres are down, but research is underway to make flax more resilient and profitable for farmers
  • Advanced 4R nitrogen management: Enhanced-efficiency fertilizers show promising environmental benefits in Manitoba
  • Research by the numbers