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CP sets new Canadian grain transport record

Canadian Pacific set a new record for shipping Canadian grain and grain products in October, with 3.04 million metric tonnes (MMT) moved – the first time ever CP has exceeded three MMT in a month.

Manitoba to use digital tech to grow ag labour force

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are collaborating with the Enterprise Machine Intelligence and Learning Initiative to address the availability of skilled workers in Manitoba’s agriculture sector.

New pea protein plant in Manitoba to grow industry

Conventional and organic yellow pea contracts are now available for the 2021 season with Roquette, which is set to open its pea protein plant in Portage la Prairie, Man., in December 2020.
Inputs: The Podcast 

Recapping the 2020 cereals season in Ontario

The 2019 growing season presented some challenges to Ontario cereal growers, but 2020 conditions were a welcome change for most producers across the province. In this episode, Joanna Follings, the cereals specialists for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, recaps the 2020 Ontario winter wheat and spring cereals season, and shares details about new data for growers to use in the coming years. >> Listen Now
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Making defeated genes great again

AAFC researchers in Lethbridge, Alta., are working on an easier, faster way to provide new sources of stripe rust resistance in wheat. Currently, there is a limited number of effective stripe rust resistance genes due to the disease’s ability to mutate itself. By tweaking key parts of a defeated resistance gene, researchers hope to provide breeders with multiple new, durable resistance genes. » Learn more

IWCA Q&A: Bridging the divide

In this series, catch highlights from interviews done with the Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture (IWCA) finalists. Peggy Brekveld, vice-president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and the Agricultural Adaptation Council, emphasizes the importance of building relationships between farming and politics and how being different helps broaden the conversation. » Learn more
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