Scout edible beans for anthracnose

Scout edible beans for anthracnose

The first suspect cases this season of anthracnose have been reported in white beans.

 Anishinabek and Nipissing University partner to develop bioeconomy strategy

Anishinabek and Nipissing University partner to develop bioeconomy strategy

Strategy creates economic benefits for First Nations and Northern Ontario, while contributing to Ontario's Green Energy plan and the Northern Growth Plan.

New hope for powdery mildew resistant barley

New hope for powdery mildew resistant barley

New research at the University of Adelaide has opened the way for the development of new lines of barley with resistance to powdery mildew.

New soybean vein necrosis publication available

New soybean vein necrosis publication available

A roundup of information about this new disease.

Research projects to improve plant feedstocks for bioenergy production

Research projects to improve plant feedstocks for bioenergy production

New projects to be funded this year will build upon gains in genetic and genomic resources for bioenergy and biofuels.

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North American Manure Expo comes to Canada...
For the first time ever, the North American Manure Expo is being hosted within a Canadian province. The annual show is being held August 20 and 21, 2013, at the University of Guelph’s Arkell Research Station, located near Guelph, Ontario. So, what's a Manure Expo and why should you attend? This video will provide all the dirt.
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Expert Dr. Susan Watkins discusses Water Sanitatio...
Expert Dr. Susan Watkins discusses Water Sanitation
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The population explosion...
With the world's population increasing exponentially and farmland staying the same, BASF took to the streets to ask consumers if this trend is sustainable.
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Lily Tamburic...
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Sustainability

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

July 23, 2014, Washington, DC — Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says. Compared with the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases per calorie, puts out six times as much water-polluting nitrogen, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study published recently in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. READ MORE  

Production

Fire blight scorches Annapolis Valley orchards Fire blight scorches Annapolis Valley orchards

July 30, 2014, Greenwood, NS – The ripple effects of post-tropical storm Arthur are still being felt across the Maritimes. In the Annapolis Valley, fire blight has scorched up to 80 per cent of some apple orchards — and Perennia Horticulturalist Chris Duyvelshoff says the blame rests squarely with Arthur. READ MORE

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Fire blight scorches Annapolis Valley orchards Fire blight scorches Annapolis Valley orchards

July 30, 2014, Greenwood, NS – The ripple effects of post-tropical storm Arthur are still being felt across the Maritimes. In the Annapolis Valley, fire blight has scorched up to 80 per cent of some apple orchards — and Perennia Horticulturalist Chris Duyvelshoff says the blame rests squarely with Arthur. READ MORE