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August 21, 2019

Ontario’s winter wheat harvest yielding good results despite slow start

This year’s winter wheat harvest is a “pleasant surprise” for many Ontario growers, considering all the stresses the winter wheat crop had to endure. Reported yields range from 90 to 130 bushels per acre (bu/ac), which is on par with the five-year average yield of 82.7 bu/ac.

Crop producers granted extension to repay cash advances

Crop producers impacted by recent market disruptions may now be eligible for an additional six months to repay 2018 cash advances under the Advance Payments Program.

4-H Canada launches first national fundraising campaign selling seeds

P.E.I.-based Veseys Seeds Ltd. and 4-H Canada have partnered to launch a national fundraising campaign through the sale of seeds, bulbs and roots.


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Do vegetated buffers actually mitigate nutrient runoff in Canada?

A new publication suggests vegetated buffer strips may not be as effective as previously assumed at managing nutrient loss to watersheds in cold-weather climates like Canada. The publication also researched the potential for vegetation to release phosphorus after undergoing freeze-thaw cycles. » Learn more
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Pilot underway for breeder-friendly online genomic hubs

These days, the amount of crop genomic data is growing by leaps and bounds, but the ability of crop breeders to easily access and use the data is not keeping pace. Now, a Canadian pilot project is underway to develop user-friendly genomic databases for sunflower, flax and lentil. » Learn more
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