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Carbon price worries farmers and fertilizer companies

Industry groups are warning Canada's carbon price may weaken the farm sector in one of the world's biggest grain-shipping countries, raising costs for farmers and discouraging investment in fertilizer production. >> Read full article

Tracking GMOs in the environment

Researchers at Rice University in Houston are leading an effort to build tools that can detect, quantify and track the dispersal of genetically modified crops and animals, as well as their byproducts, in the environment. >> Read full article

New soybean variety protects itself against parasites

Kansas State University researchers have designed and patented a soybean variety that protects from nematode parasitic infestation. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Field Crop Summit

Get the most out of your cereal fungicide

What can farmers do to protect their crops against diseases such as Fusarium head blight, sclerotinia and various stem rots?

At the 2017 Field Crop Disease Summit, Dr. Kelly Turkington, a research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lacombe, Alta., will present key factors – such as assessing risk and identifying the correct target – so farmers can get the most out of fungicide applications on their cereal and canola crops. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canola Discovery Forum

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

National Environmental Farm Plan Summit

Nov. 1-2, 2016
Location: Ottawa >> More Info

Field Crop Disease Summit

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