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Crop Production News - 2020 - Issue #6

In this issue:


Summer Fallow


  • Crop Rotation Planning Considerations
    • Planning crop rotations is not easy. This article and table show some of the potential risks of seeding crops on certain stubble types and what follow crops are recommended.
  • Crop Rotations in Northwestern Saskatchewan
    • Data from Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation shows that crop rotations are tight in parts of Saskatchewan. Read more about this and some alternative crops to lengthen rotations.
  • Establishing a Sustainable Farming System Through Regenerative Practices
    • Adopting regenerative practices can help you rebuild soil health, increase crop production and reduce the use of chemicals. Read the article to find more.
  • Replacing Summer Fallow with Cover Crops
    • Building and maintaining healthy soils is the foundation for a farming system to be productive, profitable and sustainable. Replacing summer fallow by growing cover crops will add organic matter back to soils, improve soil health and increase biodiversity.

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