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October 3, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: Western Canada cereal varieties update
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Super hardy winter wheat – is it possible?

Improving cold tolerance and winter hardiness of cereal crops for the Prairies continues to be a priority for plant breeders. >> Read full article

Alberta harvest makes substantial gains

While good weather with above average temperatures through much of Alberta is a positive, harvest progress is being hampered in areas of the south, central and northwest regions which received the heavy, wet snow earlier in the month. >> Read full article

New farm scholarship announced

The Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship will award one Canadian farmer with the opportunity to participate in Agri-Food Management Excellence’s CTEAM program. >> Read full article

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Y We Farm – A Young Farmer Video Competition

Competitors from across Canada will have the opportunity to win a trip to attend the Agricultural Excellence Conference in Winnipeg, November 2014, all expenses paid. To enter this the competition, contestants must be young farmers (20-40) and produce a video, one minute or less, that demonstrates: What does the future of Canadian agriculture look like to you?

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Western Canada cereal varieties update

Western Canada cereal varieties update

Obtainable in commercial quantities for the 2015 planting season, 17 new varieties are available throughout the different cereal classes. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Agricultural Bioscience International Conference (ABIC 2014)

Sunday, October 5, 2014, to Wednesday October 8, 2014
Location: Saskatoon, Sask.

The premier global meeting which promotes innovation in bioscience to ensure sustainable food, feed, fibre and fuel security as the climate changes. >> More Info

Cereals North America Conference

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, to Thursday, October 30, 2014
Location: Winnipeg, Man.

CNA2014 will be attended by everyone from major international agricultural commodity trading firms to traders from small- and medium-sized firms throughout North America and the rest of the world. >> More Info


Wednesday, November 5, 2014, to Saturday, November 8, 2014
Location: Red Deer, Alta.

Exhibits showcasing quality equipment, technology and services to the agricultural industry. >> More Info