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Farmers asked to provide input on Responsible Grain code

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops is in the process of developing a national Code of Practice to address environmental sustainability in Canadian grain farming.

McKague reappointed as CGC commissioner

McKague was first appointed as CGC commissioner in 2017. In his role as commissioner, he has represented the Government of Canada in international trade missions with key customers of Canadian grain.

Herbicide-tolerant soybeans from Bayer available for 2021 season

Bayer CropScience recently announced XtendFlex soybeans will be available in Canada for 2021. The XtendFlex soybean trait technology offers tolerance to glyphosate, dicamba, and glufosinate.
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In pursuit of hirsute canola

Hairy canola, a tool for managing one of the worst insect pests of canola, could finally be coming into its own. AAFC’s research shows these non-genetically modified lines deter flea beetle feeding. Hairy canola could become a valuable addition to pest management toolboxes, especially if insecticide options become more limited due to regulatory changes or insecticide-resistant pests. » Learn more

Verticillium stripe management in canola

Verticillium stripe, a soil-borne disease caused by the pathogen Verticillium longisporum, is a serious disease of canola in Europe. In Canada, it was first identified in one canola field in Manitoba in 2014, and has since been found across the country. Researchers at the University of Alberta are leading a project to determine the potential for yield losses and the effects of critical host-pathogen interactions. » Learn more
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