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Tax tips

The Canada Revenue Agency offers tips for claiming expenses, reporting income or losses and completing your return.

New eastern wheat class proposed

The Canadian Grain Commission is proposing to develop a Canada Eastern Special Purpose class. This class would allow all registered wheat varieties to be assigned to a class and receive a statutory Canadian grain grade.

Scholarships now open for young farmers

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) program is once again offering two $1,000 scholarships to Canadian agriculture students. Applications for the 2017 awards will be accepted until June 30.
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Improving crop breeding

Recent discoveries by researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) are shedding new light on how genes are turned on and off. Switching genes on and off is critical for improving crop traits, so these research findings have exciting implications for crop advances in the future. » Read more...
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Trees to transform land

Tree-based intercropping – growing trees together with crops – is a historical agricultural practice. These days primarily smallholder farmers use it in tropical systems, but researchers are focused on potential applications in the temperate soils of southern Ontario and Quebec. Are producers up to the challenge? » Read more...