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New foundation will assist U of G agriculture students

The Lori Litherland Foundation is the first initiative is to assist financially disadvantaged students engaged in agricultural studies at the University of Guelph.

Syngenta Canada to discontinue cereal seed research and development program

Syngenta announced that it will discontinue its Canadian cereal seed research and development program, effective the end of 2019.

Sustainability organization Field to Market announces expansion into Canada

Field to Market, an American organization building tools for the agriculture industry to measure and assess its environmental sustainability, expanded into Canada.
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Biosolids: From landfill to long-term soil health?

Is there the potential for solid waste to be diverted away from landfills and enjoy a second life as a soil amendment? With growing interest in circular economies, biosolids are emerging as a potential fertilizer and option to build organic matter. To analyze the potential here, a new study is looking at the impact of biobased residues on soil health and greenhouse gas emissions in Quebec and Ontario. » Learn more
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A springboard for oat improvement

Oat is anything but simple on a genomic level. Its huge, complicated genome makes developing genomic tools for improved oat breeding really challenging. Fortunately, Nick Tinker and his research group at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Ottawa are up to the challenge. Their research ranges from creating methods to rapidly screen thousands of oat breeding lines to international collaborations. » Learn more

Potassium management in canola and other crops

What role does potassium play in crop management, and how do crops respond when there’s a deficiency of it? Robert Mullen, the director of agronomy sales for Nutrien, discusses the ins and outs of potassium fertilizer on this episode of Inputs. » Listen here