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Survey of producer stress and resilience in Ontario

The University of Guelph has begun a new study pertaining to agricultural producer stress, and how farmers may or may not be managing it, as well as investigating producer’s opinions with respect to what resources should be available. >> Read full article

Bringing back boomerangers

There’s a new type of candidate circling the hiring pool: the boomerang employee who leaves an organization only to rejoin it in the future. >> Read full article

UAVs 101: Applications and implications in Canada

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS) and unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, are making their presence known in commercial operations following years of military success – and it represents the tip of the iceberg in terms of their potential. >> Read full article

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Colour a key quality of export wheat

Canadian Western Red Winter (CWRW) and Canadian Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat are prized by international customers for their protein content, gluten strength and bright white flour colour. Last year’s crop saw significant downgrades in number one and two classes for a variety of reasons, but the number one cause of poor quality was mildew - and international customers noticed.

Mildew develops in unthreshed grains in excessively damp weather, and the result is a greying seed coat that, after processing, darkens the colour of the flour. Asian markets, which account for a vast portion of Canada’s export wheat sales, prize bright white flour. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) Annual Conference and AGM

October 6-8, 2015
Location: Saskatoon, Sask. >> More Info

Cereals North America | 2015

November 2-4, 2015
Location:Winnipeg, Man. >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ont. >> More Info