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Canada and Germany to work together on ag research

Canada and Germany will work closer together in four areas of agricultural research, including sustainable agriculture and climate change, particularly in the areas of protecting soil and water and breeding crops that are more resistant to the effects of climate change.

Eat beans instead of beef to reduce GHG emissions

Researchers found that if Americans ate beans instead of beef, the United States would immediately realize approximately 50 to 75 per cent of its greenhouse gas reduction targets for the year 2020.

Transportation Modernization Act addresses grain transport concerns

The Transportation Modernization Act seeks to improve access, transparency, efficiency and sustainable long-term investment in the freight rail sector.
Current Issue 1

Managing blackleg in canola

Blackleg was very prevalent in canola in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Resistant varieties were introduced in the early ’90s, which brought down the occurrence for many years. In the last five to six years, the disease incidence has been creeping back up to 20 to 25 per cent in Alberta and Manitoba, and about 10 per cent in Saskatchewan. » Read more...
Current issue 2

Preparing for resurgence of stripe rust

In 2011, stripe rust caused serious economic impacts in both Saskatchewan and southern Alberta. One of the challenges of stripe rust, and other pathogens, is the variability of pathogen populations and the potential for the development of new, more virulent races, which have been little studied in Western Canada. » Read more...

Canolapalooza Saskatchewan

June 20, 2017
Location: Saskatoon
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Canada’s Farm Progress Show

June 21-23, 2017
Location: Regina
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Canolapalooza Manitoba

June 22, 2017
Location: Portage la Prairie, Man.
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Canolapalooza Alberta

June 27, 2017
Location: Lacombe, Alta.
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