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FEATURED NEWS: Past, present and future of crop disease in Canada
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Genes identified in defence against powdery mildew

An international research team has identified two genes that could help protect barley against powdery mildew attack. >> Read full article

Stable access to China for Canadian canola

Last week Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced stable canola trade between Canada and China will continue through 2020. >> Read full article

Funding for organic grain research

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing more than $366,000 in organic grain research at the University of Manitoba. >> Read full article

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Past, present and future of crop disease in Canada

Canadian producers have long faced issues posed by field crop diseases, and the challenges have continued to evolve year after year. How have management practices changed, and what can growers expect in the years to come?

At the 2017 Field Crop Disease Summit, Bruce Gossen will answer these questions during his presentation of past, present and future crop disease threats. Gossen, a research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Saskatoon, will focus on previous studies, the current threats of clubroot and Aphanomyces root rot, and share new technologies that will change how producers manage diseases. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Conference and AGM

Oct. 4-6, 2016
Location: Charlottetown >> More Info

10th Canadian Pulse Research Workshop

Oct. 25-28, 2016
Location: Winnipeg >> More Info

Canola Discovery Forum

Oct. 25-27, 2016
Location: Winnipeg >> More Info

Field Crop Disease Summit

Feb. 21-22, 2017
Location: Saskatoon >> More Info