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Canada’s seed industry receives investment

Canada's seed industry has received an investment of more than $760,000 through Growing Forward 2 programs to help improve and enhance the certification of seed crops, identify and assess risks and opportunities facing the industry, and expand seed trade in global markets.

Nuffield Canada looking for new scholars

Nuffield Canada is on the hunt for the recipients of its 2019 scholarships. Up to five $15,000 scholarships available and applications for the 2019 Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarships are due April 30, 2018

G3 building new facilities in Western Canada

G3 Canada Limited has announced plans to build two new facilities, including its first primary elevator in Alberta, and further expand its grain origination network in Saskatchewan.
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Evaluating PGRs and developing predictive tools

In high yielding cereal crops, lodging is a common cause of yield loss. Under the right conditions, plant growth regulators (PGRs) can reduce plant height and reduce lodging. Plant growth regulators are synthetic compounds that can beneficially modify plant growth and development. Research continues to help address the many questions around PGRs, including responsive cultivars, appropriate timing, optimal conditions and other factors. » Read more...
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New tools for grain bin monitoring

About a decade ago, Kyle Folk was at his parents’ grain farm helping his dad load up a semi of canola to meet a contract when the two made an unpleasant discovery. “We went to put the auger in the bin and realized the grain was spoiled,” Folk says. At the time, Folk, who was running an electrical contracting business, says he didn’t know that spoilage could happen on such a scale. “People didn’t talk about it.” So he took matters into his own hands. » Read more...
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Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

March 26-31
Brandon, Man.
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Aggie Days

April 24-25
Lethbridge, Alta.
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CanolaPalooza Alberta

June 27
Lacombe, Alta.
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