Local bio-based biodegradable plastic now comparably priced with petroleum-based competitors

Local bio-based biodegradable plastic now comparably priced with petroleum-based competitors

An environmentally friendly packaging film made in rural Ontario is now cost-competitive with traditional, petroleum-based plastic competitors.

Tracking Turkey Feeding Behaviour

Tracking Turkey Feeding Behaviour

One of the challenges with poultry research is that the birds may not respond the same in trial conditions as they do in a commercial setting.

Long-term tillage and crop rotation

Long-term tillage and crop rotation

Using winter wheat in crop rotations has long been known to benefit soil quality and crop production.

Chute improves animal handling, maximizes labour productivity

Chute improves animal handling, maximizes labour productivity

A mobile handling chute makes life a lot easier for these Ontario sheep producers.

Tuning into radio-frequency heating

Tuning into radio-frequency heating

Radio-frequency (RF) heating has the potential to be a rapid, non-toxic, efficient and safe method to disinfest various food and agricultural products.

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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.