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CBRC commits $2.7M to USask CDC barley breeding activities

This investment by the Canadian Barley Research Coalition is through a core breeding agreement to develop barley varieties with improved agronomics, disease resistance and end-use quality.

Sixth annual Manitoba Farm and Food Awareness Week kicks off

With some COVID-caused differences, of course. Farm and Food Awareness Week aims to encourage activities to promote farms, food and other products of farming carried on in Manitoba.

Bibeau meets with women entrepreneurs in Canadian ag

The virtual roundtable with women entrepreneurs from across Canada’s agricultural food chain focused on the opportunities and challenges that exist for women in the agriculture and agri-food sector.
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Farm-saved seed/Certified seed matchup

Can farm-saved seed perform as well as the same variety of Certified seed? A three-year study aims to answer this question for popular wheat varieties grown under Saskatchewan conditions. The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and the Saskatchewan Agri-ARM network began a study in 2019 to better understand how farm-saved and Certified seed perform to help farmers make seed decisions. » Learn more

From the Editor: The ultimate “Choose Your Own Adventure”

From seeding to harvest, the success of a season depends so much on the choices you make and the factors you can’t control. You won’t know if you’ve made the right choices until you’re done – there’s no magic 8-ball that will predict the perfect strategy. Decision-making doesn’t always come easy, but there are some tried-and-true ways to help you with the process. » Learn more