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Vaccine strategies for Campylobacter

University of Guelph researchers aim to develop a useful vaccine for control of Campylobacter jejuni in poultry. >> Read full article

When back pain becomes a pain in the neck

Back pain, especially lower back pain is a common work-related issue that affects many farmers from farms both small and large. >> Read full article

Obsolete pesticide and livestock/equine medications collection coming to Alberta

Farmers in Alberta are invited to turn in their obsolete or unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications for safe disposal. >> Read full article

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Top Crop Summit

Wheat-Fusarium interactions and blackleg in canola

With major impacts on crops across the Prairies, Fusarium and blackleg are two of the most problematic diseases facing Western Canadian producers.

In the first part of his presentation, Dr. Dilantha Fernando will discuss new facets of Fusarium, including DON3G, the rapid increase of 3A-DON, and Nivalenol, a toxin more potent than DON.

In the second half of his presentation, Fernando will present some novel methods of identifying resistance in canola, explore key pathogenicity genes in blackleg, and explain how cloning key resistance genes and avirulence genes offers a rapid method of identification for breeders and the seed industry. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Poultry Industry Council Annual General Meeting

October 20, 2016
Location: Guelph, Ont. >> More Info

2016 Agriculture Labour Summit

Oct. 26, 2016
Location: Olds, Alta. >> More Info

2016 EFO Egg and Pullet Farmers’ Workshop

Nov. 29-30, 2016
Location: Toronto >> More Info