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The Climate Corporation unveils robust innovation pipeline

The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, has announced 17 advancements accelerating through its R&D pipeline, including global expansion of the company’s research footprint to deliver science-driven, digital agriculture innovations to more farmers around the world.

Ontario supporting agri-food research in Thunder Bay

Ontario is transferring the operating and research programming of the Thunder Bay Agricultural Research Station to Lakehead University to help foster innovation and strengthen Ontario's competitive edge by expanding agri-food research in Northwestern Ontario.

$75B agriculture export target still achievable

Canada’s agriculture industry should still be able to meet a Liberal target that calls on the sector to grow its exports to $75 billion by 2025 – despite ongoing uncertainty about this country’s key trading markets, Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says.
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Staying ahead of corn pests

Staying ahead of pests is key to high yield and good quality in every crop. In corn, however, Ontario producers are forced to do much of their pest management by guess, since little scientific research exists on the lifecycles, specific species, or geographic dispersion of many of corn’s most damaging early season pests. Until now. » Read more...
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Stover and straw for sugar-based biochemicals

The Cellulosic Sugar Producers Co-operative and its partners have almost finished putting all the pieces in place for a southern Ontario value chain to turn crop residues into sugars. Those pieces include a feasibility study, a technical-economic assessment and a developed business plan. Some important steps still have to be completed, but they are aiming for processing to start in 2018. » Read more...
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Herbicide Resistance: What’s going on globally?

Mark Peterson currently chairs the Global Herbicide Resistance Action Committee, an industry group dedicated to the study and management of herbicide-resistant weeds. Peterson is also Dow AgroSciences’ global product development leader for corn and soybean herbicides, nitrogen stabilizers and fumigants.

At the 2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit, Peterson’s keynote presentation will highlight global efforts to prevent herbicide resistance, including helping attendees to better understand the evolution and development of resistance. Peterson will show how the adoption of best management practices can help preserve our critically important herbicide tools. Don’t miss out, register now! » Read more
TCM Herbicide Summit

2018 Herbicide Resistance Summit

February 27-28
Saskatoon, Sask.
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