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Wheat fungicide decision tree

There are a few key points to consider when making fungicide decisions in wheat, since multiple fungicide applications are rarely profitable. >> Read full article

EU members disagree on glyphosate use

The EU Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed continues to be deadlocked over the renewal of licences for glyphosate use, which will expire on June 30, unless extended. >> Read full article

Survey reveals opportunity gaps for women leaders in agriculture

Results from a recent survey indicate more needs to be done to increase gender diversity in leadership roles in the agriculture industry, says the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council. >> Read full article

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Glowing recommendations

Glowing recommendations

A special bacterium that glows when nitrogen is present shows great promise as a low-cost, rapid and accurate biosensor for assessing nitrogen levels.

β€œThe idea is to help crop growers decide whether or not they should sidedress with nitrogen and, if so, by how much,” says Manish Raizada, an associate professor of plant agriculture at the University of Guelph.

For corn crops, splitting nitrogen fertilizer into two applications – with one at planting and the other as a sidedress – is less risky than the more common approach of a single application at planting. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canadian Centre for Food Integrity - Public Trust Summit

May 31-June 1, 2016
Location: Delta Ottawa City Centre - 101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa >> More Info

Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security Conference

June 14-16, 2016
Location: Delta Bessborough, Saskatoon >> More Info

Canada's Farm Progress Show

June 15-17, 2016
Location: Regina >> More Info