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Keep soil covered this fall and winter

As crop harvest nears completion, Adam Hayes, OMAFRA's soil management specialist, reminders producers it is important to consider what cover the soil has heading into the winter. >> Read full article

Pulse industry celebrates International Year of Pulses 2016

Pulses – dry beans, dry peas, lentils and chickpeas – play an integral role in global food security, nutrition, human health and environmental sustainability, and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has launched the International Year of Pulses 2016 in Rome, Italy. >> Read full article

OSCIA launches Priority Subwatershed Project

The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association has launched the new Priority Subwatershed Project, the latest installment in the Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Initiative suite of programs. >> Read full article

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New help from ancient grains

Researchers at the University of Guelph are tapping into some ancient grains to see if their endophytes – microbes that live inside plants without causing disease – can help our modern crops.

Manish Raizada and his lab have already found several endophytes that can control the fungal pathogen Fusarium graminearum in laboratory and greenhouse trials. Now they are testing these endophytes in field trials as a step toward possibly developing commercial biocontrol products. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association 6th Annual Conference

November 17-19, 2015
Location: Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon >> More Info

Canadian Hemp Convention

November 17-19, 2015
Location: Deerfoot Inn & Casino, Calgary >> More Info

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers 2015 National Recognition Event

Nov. 17-22, 2015
Location: River Cree Resort and Casino, Edmonton >> More Info