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USask student awarded for research on ergot in cereals and forage

Jensen Cherewyk has been awarded the NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate scholarship for her research on an overlooked compound formed by a toxic fungus in forage grasses and cereal grains.

CSL and Viterra set grain load record on ship using biodiesel

CSL Welland, which carried the record-setting 31,362 metric tonnes of grain, is part of CSL’s biodiesel testing program – the longest ongoing trials of pure B100 biodiesel on vessels in Canada.

Corteva launches its first nutrient efficiency biostimulant

Utrisha N is a natural bacterium that works by capturing nitrogen from the air and converting it to a plant-usable form, providing crops with a constant supply of nitrogen throughout the lifecycle of the plant.
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Inputs: The Podcast

Exploring forage crop options

Adding forages to your rotation can bring myriad benefits, including increased soil health and additional cash crop options. But the choices are seemingly endless – what to choose? Hear tips from Perry Ross, forage product line representative with Nutrien Ag Solutions and Proven Seed, about what to consider when choosing a forage crop in this episode of Inputs. » Listen now
Diamondback moth control

A new approach to diamondback moth control

They breed, but female offspring don’t survive. That’s the technology behind Oxitec Ltd.’s insect control technology. The insects contain a self-limiting gene and, when this gene is passed on, female offspring do not survive to adulthood, resulting in a reduction in the pest insect population. The technology was recently field-tested on diamondback moth by Cornell University’s Anthony Shelton. » Learn more...
Barley genomes in the pipeline

Barley genomes in the pipeline

The barley genome is roughly 5.3 giga bases and comprises five million nucleic acid-base pairs. That’s almost twice the size of the human genome. The recent assembly of the first Canadian barley reference genome represents a significant accomplishment, says Ana Badea, an AAFC research scientist and co-leader of the “Targeted, useful genomics project for barley and oat” (TUGBOAT). » Learn more...
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Stabilize Your Nitrogen and Start Saving Today

Your goal has always been the same: produce the strongest, healthiest crop possible while maximizing your return on investment. Now, with nitrogen prices and input costs trending upward, it’s more important than ever to think critically about how you use your time and resources. Learn how growers are keeping costs in check by extending their protection against ammonia volatilization while simultaneously boosting yield potential with the dual active ingredients of this proven solution. » Learn more...

FarmTech 2022

Jan. 25-26, 2022 » Read more