This is part 3 of 4 of my interview with Syngenta Canada President, Jay Bradshaw. In this segment Jay talks about how the variety registration system in Canada needs to be improved and how transgenic wheat will bring benefits to farmers and consumers. Transgenic wheat is an issue that will have to eventually be dealt with. Transgenic wheat is not all about Round up Ready or the terminator gene. It is about being able to access technology like the fusarium resistant trait or end use traits that allow for tastier bread.
With more than 2 million unharvested acres, and wet conditions preventing normal fall work in many areas it's going to be a busy spring across much of Western Canada. How will this affect acres of each crop, especially if the recent wet weather trend continues? As Mike Jubinville of ProFarmer Canada notes, cropping options are going…Read more »