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PIC partners to improve plant protein functionality

The project is expected to expand pulse protein applications. Following the processing of yellow peas, the partners will shift their work to commodities such as lentils, chickpeas, green peas and fababeans.

PMRA discontinues linuron for field crops

Health Canada has cancelled registration of linuron (a broadleaf and grassy weed herbicide) for field corn, wheat, barley, oats and soybeans, as the health risks were deemed unacceptable.

TELUS Agriculture aims to connect food supply chain

Through a series of recent acquisitions, Telus Agriculture aims to connect each participant in the agriculture value chain, from seed manufacturers and farmers to grocery stores and restaurants.
Inputs: The Podcast 

Optimizing fall fertilizer applications

What crops benefit from a fall fertilizer application, and when, where, and how should you approach it? Robert Mullen, director of agronomy sales for Nutrien, joins us on this episode of Inputs, to share some best practices. Listen online now, and never miss an episode by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes.

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Featured News 

Advancing tan spot resistance

AAFC cereal pathologist Reem Aboukhaddour’s project on tan spot resistance in durum and winter wheat reveals that some long-standing assumptions about this fungus’s interactions with wheat don’t actually apply to all types of wheat. Tan spot is one of the most destructive foliar diseases of wheat globally, but bread wheat and durum wheat are affected by different disease toxins. » Learn more

IWCA Q&A: The problem solver

In this series, catch highlights from interviews done with the Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture (IWCA) finalists. Barbara Cade-Menun, a research scientist with Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, is a world leader in studying phosphorus cycling in water, soils and plants. In this article, she discusses her love of solving puzzles, taking risks and trusting your judgement. » Learn more
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