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OMAFRA: Dry bean crop high quality, overall

While acreage of each market class of dry bean was down from last year, 2020’s acres were the highest since 2007, so this is not as negative a fact as it might otherwise be.

High-speed internet coming to Ontario’s Essex County

As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every Ontario community to broadband internet by the end of 2025, construction is underway on a new infrastructure network in Stoney Point.

The Summit Sweepstakes return for the 2022 Top Crop Summit

The Top Crop Summit returns virtually on Feb. 16 and 23, 2022. To celebrate the month of December, we’re giving away 40 free passes that will give you access to both the East- and West-centric presentations.
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Biosensor for mycotoxins

Simple biosensor for mycotoxins in grains

Researchers at Carleton University in Ottawa, led by professor Maria DeRosa, have made significant advances in their biosensors designed to detect mycotoxins in grains. In cereal grains, fungal diseases like Fusarium can cause infections and also produce mycotoxins that can be dangerous and sometimes fatal to livestock and humans, and tend to be difficult and expensive to detect. » Learn more...
Buzzing about canola

Buzzing about canola yield and quality

Honey bees and other pollinators are important for many agricultural crops. However, their effects and contributions can be challenging to determine. Canola is one of the crops that benefits from pollination, and a collaborative team of researchers in Alberta are working to better understand insect pollination benefits and their contributions to yield, quality and other crop responses. » Learn more...