Protein Industries Canada (PIC) has announced a new partnership that will focus on developing new plant-based protein products and ingredients destined for markets in Western Canada and Asia. The partnership between Mera Food Group, Mera Developments, and Benson Farms will use Western Canadian commodities to develop the products — such as oats, lentils, hemp, faba… Read More

Looking back on the 2020 fungicide year — specifically in pulses — started out great for moisture; and with that moisture and humidity came the potential for a lot of disease. As a follow up to Syngenta’s recent Media Summit, Kara Oosterhuis is joined by Rob Klewchuk, technical lead for Western Canada. “We seemed to… Read More

The annual recommendation list of barley varieties is out for 2021, with some very familiar names and a few up-and-coming varieties, as well. The Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) releases the list each year, identifying varieties that hold the most promise for producers in terms of selection and marketability based on current acceptance in… Read More

Salford is rolling out a new line of high-speed tillage designed to deliver new combinations of ground-engaging equipment, narrow transport, and single-point adjustments. This new product line, dubbed Halo by the tillage manufacturer, will be available to growers this fall. The first products available will include the Halo higher speed disc (HSD) and the Halo… Read More

Sometimes taking on a new role is the challenge you need to really dig in to the next stage of your career, but sometimes returning to an earlier role is a great way to inject excitement and joy, while allowing for mentorship and growth too. Paul Hermans has held several different positions with Pioneer (and… Read More

If hay has seemed in shorter supply over the last few years, it’s because it has been. In a recent webinar series exploring grazing cover crops and annual forage, Ontario forage specialist Christine O’Reilly shared a nearly 40 year trend line of both hay production and livestock numbers for the province. Since the early 90s,… Read More

Univar Solutions Inc. recently announced the addition of three new Novozymes BioAg inoculants to its portfolio of crop biological and fertility products: BioniQ, TagTeam BioniQ, and Optimize LV. The three new inoculants, distributed and marketed through NexusBioAg, will be available in time for 2021. The company says the inoculants have proven to increase yields and… Read More

Can we eat our way out of climate change? If we all became vegans could we eliminate livestock and put a big dent in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions? Those are just some of the questions Dr. Sara Place tackles daily in her job as Elanco Animal Health’s chief sustainability officer. Earlier this week, Place joined… Read More

Canola has a history rooted in Canadian innovation and will continue to increase its potential into the future. As a high-value crop, we know your search for new solutions continues so that you can effectively manage the most important challenges you are faced with in your area and on your farm. InVigor® hybrid canola shares… Read More

 

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