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FPT minister meeting sets course for next ag policy framework

The Guelph Statement emphasizes the need for a sustainable agriculture approach in shaping the next policy framework, which includes environmental, social and economic considerations in all priority areas.

USask student awarded for research on ergot in cereals and forage

Jensen Cherewyk has been awarded the NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate scholarship for her research on an overlooked compound formed by a toxic fungus in forage grasses and cereal grains.

Corteva launches its first nutrient efficiency biostimulant

Utrisha N is a natural bacterium that works by capturing nitrogen from the air and converting it to a plant-usable form, providing crops with a constant supply of nitrogen throughout the lifecycle of the plant.
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Hard red winter wheat

Hard red winter wheat varieties for Quebec

Winter wheat is not yet a major crop in Quebec, but CÉROM breeder Michel McElroy is working to improve the crop’s potential for success in the province with the help of some innovations in germplasm sourcing, winterkill assessments and breeding selection strategies. He notes that people think of winter survival as just a cold temperature issue, but it is really a symptom of all sorts of stresses. » Learn more...
Diamondback moth control

A new approach to diamondback moth control

They breed, but female offspring don’t survive. That’s the technology behind Oxitec Ltd.’s insect control technology. The insects contain a self-limiting gene and, when this gene is passed on, female offspring do not survive to adulthood, resulting in a reduction in the pest insect population. The technology was recently field-tested on diamondback moth by Cornell University’s Anthony Shelton. » Learn more...