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Grain corn ear mould and vomitoxin (DON) survey

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs field crops team has completed its annual vomitoxin survey to assess the presence of corn ear mould and grain vomitoxin in the 2016 corn crop. Vomitoxins can be produced by Gibberella and Fusarium ear moulds and can be disruptive when fed to livestock, particularly hogs. >> Read full article

Growing malt barley

Very little research has been done on malting barley production, so a recent project will help eastern growers produce this relatively high-value cereal crop either as a commodity or for niche markets. >> Read full article

Tracking GMOs in the environment

Researchers at Rice University in Houston are leading an effort to build tools that can detect, quantify and track the dispersal of genetically modified crops and animals, as well as their byproducts, in the environment. >> Read full article

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Get the most out of your cereal fungicide

What can farmers do to protect their crops against diseases such as Fusarium head blight, sclerotinia and various stem rots?

At the 2017 Field Crop Disease Summit, Dr. Kelly Turkington, a research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, will present key factors – such as assessing risk and identifying the correct target – so farmers can get the most out of fungicide applications on their cereal and canola crops. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

2016 Canola Discovery Forum

Oct. 25-27, 2016
Location: Fairmont Winnipeg, Man. >> More Info

National Environmental Farm Plan Summit

Nov. 1-2, 2016
Location: Ottawa >> More Info

Field Crop Disease Summit

Feb. 21-22, 2017
Location: Saskatoon >> More Info