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Canola with a Level 5 blackleg severity rating; diseased tissue occupies 100 per cent of cross-section, and the tissue inside the stalk is dry and black. An integrated disease management approach can protect against blackleg.

Increasing blackleg protection

Genetics coupled with fungicide use provide canola growers with increased blackleg protection. Growers know that protecting their crop from weeds and diseases is crucial to achieving high yields and producing quality grain. Canola growers should be mindful of managing blackleg.


Flood risk remains low

The March flood outlook continues to suggest the risk of widespread major flooding remains low to moderate across most of the province, with a moderate risk of some overland flooding in low-lying areas along the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced.

This will be the first roundabout on the provincial highway network and is intended to manage the traffic of approximately 10,000 vehicles every day.

Province plans first highway roundabout

The construction of a roundabout at the intersection of PTH 2 and PTH 3 south of Oak Bluff and a consultation on interim safety improvements for the south Perimeter Highway will ensure Manitobans are better protected on major highways in the province, according to Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler.

Morden-Winkler MLA and Finance Minister Cameron Friesen said many of his constituents are concerned about the legalization of marijuana.

Manitoba marijuana plan shared

The government of Manitoba released regulations for the sale of cannabis on Dec. 5, and Morden-Winkler MLA Cameron Friesen said the issue is very much on people’s minds here in the constituency.“Many people in our area expressed to me that they are concerned,” he said.