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August 22, 2019
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Crop producers granted extension to repay cash advances

Crop producers impacted by recent market disruptions may now be eligible for an additional six months to repay 2018 cash advances under the Advance Payments Program.

Government of Canada invests in canola research

The Government of Canada will invest more than $3.4 million for SaskCanola to study genomic resistance, pathology and integrated crop management. This is part of a multi-faceted approach to ensure increasingly stable trade in the future.

4-H Canada launches first national fundraising campaign selling seeds

4-H Canada has partnered with P.E.I.-based Veseys Seeds Ltd. to launch its first national fundraising campaign. 4-H clubs can fundraise for their local chapter through the sale of seeds, bulbs and roots.
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Pilot underway for breeder-friendly online genomic hubs

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