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September 1, 2008

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To ensure that your overhaul work is completed properly, you can help your dealer’s shop foreman by filling out the work order properly. The work order is both a means of providing instruction and a control device. This fact sheet provides some basic rules to follow before signing your name on...


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May 23, 2008

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Harvest is the peak season for agriculture-related injuries and fatalities. This fact sheet provides basic information on how to avoid harvesting hazards.


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May 23, 2008

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A Power Takeoff (PTO) shaft is an efficient way to transfer mechanical power between a farm tractor and an implement. It’s also a very significant workplace hazard. This fact sheet provides basic information on how to prevent Power Takeoff (PTO) injuries.


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May 23, 2008

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Tractors today are the safest they’ve ever been. But they are still the leading cause of farm fatalities across Canada. This fact sheet provides basic information about hazards related to tractors usage on the farm.


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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...