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January 1, 2007

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A major seeding research project was conducted in Saskatchewan during the growing years of 2000, 2001and 2002. The results were presented in a report titled "The Effect of Nitrogen Fertilizer Placement, Formulation, Timing, and Rate on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Agronomic Performance." This...


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January 1, 2006

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Presents the results of the testing of various air-seeder openers. Includes a general description of the each air-seeder openers, outlines the testing procedure and discusses results of the testing.


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March 1, 2004

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With increased hog production in Western Canada, manure is becoming a valuable fertilizer source to farms that are near hog operations. Most swine manure is applied to annual cropland in the fall or spring of each year. This study looked at the possible benefits of extending the application...


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October 1, 2003

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Seed potato is a high value crop with considerable potential in the prairie provinces. Top-killing og the plant foliage prior to harvest induces tuber maturity and accelerates skin set, making the potatoes more resistant to disease and spoilage during storage. Top-killing can be achieved through...


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September 1, 2003

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Research in the Brown, Dark Brown, and Black soil zones of Saskatchewan has shown that swine manure is an excellent, sustainable source of fertilizing annual crops. This research update reports on testing of swine manure as a fertilizer in the low organic matter Gray soil zone. Results show...


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April 1, 2003

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There has been a dramatic shift in farming practices with the move to one-pass, low-disturbance direct seeding systems. Direct seeding equipment has evolved rapidly to meet the challenging seeding/fertilizing needs of prairie farmers. Two systems, mid row band and side band, are both popular. The...


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September 1, 2002

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The primary goal in making alfalfa bales is to keep the leaves in the bale. Reducing leaf loss is important because about 70 per cent of an alfalfa plant’s protein is in the leaves. This project sought to deliver an easy method of adapting a draper pickup to a baler, and reducing the amount of...


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May 1, 2002

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Chickpea production across the prairies has increased dramatically over the past number of years and there is concern that air seeder metering/air delivery systems may damage fragile chickpea seed. This research update presents results of testing of a Bourgault Industries air cart/air delivery...


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May 1, 2002

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Chickpea production across the prairies has increased dramatically over the past number of years and there is concern that air seeder metering/air delivery systems may damage fragile chickpea seed. This research update presents results of testing of a Case IH air cart/air delivery system to...


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May 1, 2002

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Chickpea production across the prairies has increased dramatically over the past number of years and there is concern that air seeder metering/air delivery systems may damage fragile chickpea seed. This research update presents results of testing of a Flexi-Coil air cart/air delivery system to...