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Drought conditions persist in eastern Ontario

The depth of severity of drought in eastern Ontario was not alleviated much by decent rainfall amounts in October, according to the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, which is keeping its “severe” drought designation in place for the fourth straight month. >> Read full article

Canadian ag groups welcome signing of CETA

On Oct. 30, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, and Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union (EU) and Canada. In the days after the signing, agriculture groups across Canada voiced their approval of the agreement. >> Read full article

Research shows eliminating GM crops would hike carbon emissions

A global ban on genetically modified crops would raise food prices and add the equivalent of nearly a billion tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, a study by researchers from Purdue University shows. >> Read full article

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Disease management lessons from Australasia and Europe

As disease threats continue to grow and change, it is imperative agriculture professionals remain up to speed with the latest technologies and advances in disease research.

At the 2017 Field Crop Disease Summit, keynote speaker Dr. Nick Poole of FAR Australia will provide a global perspective on field crop disease issues, presenting on new cereal disease management developments in Australasia and Europe.

The event has been approved for 12 CCA-CEU and 9 CCSC-CEU credits.
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 Event Calendar 


Nov. 9-12, 2016
Location: Red Deer, Alta. >> More Info

Manitoba Agronomists Conference

Dec. 14-15, 2016
Location: Winnipeg >> More Info

Field Crop Disease Summit

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