Oct 25, 2014
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Obligate Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria Hits Field Trials

Grass Trials

A nitrogen-fixing bacteria species that indiscriminately colonizes plant cells is in the midst of an in-field exam. Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus (Gd), a bacteria known for its symbiotic relationship with sugarcane, was selected for research ... Read More »

Bringing Drought Tolerance to Africa: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Support of Biotechnology

Lawrence Kent Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was launched in 2000, with the merger of the William H. Gates Foundation and the Gates Learning Foundation. “It’s a charitable foundation that’s based on ... Read More »

Julie Borlaug Kicks Off International Biotechnology Conference in Saskatoon

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On the heels of Canada’s National Biotechnology Week, the Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC) is taking place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan this week. ABIC, hosted this year by Ag-West Bio, was initiated ... Read More »

Dairy Genetics, Milking Technology and Lots of Cheese — A Recap of the Canadian Invasion at the World Dairy Expo

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RealAg’s Bernard Tobin and Shaun Haney were among the many Canadians who attended the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin last week. The WDE attracts around 70 thousand visitors each year. ... Read More »

Kinze Sees Corn Yield Bump With New Multi-Hybrid Planter

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Switching between corn varieties on-the-go while planting is showing a yield benefit, according to Kinze, as the Iowa-based equipment manufacturer ramps up production of its multi-hybrid planters. The last time we heard from ... Read More »