I recently facilitated a panel discussion that was focused on mental health issues as they relate to agriculture. I was absolutely shocked to see that a huge portion of the 400-plus audience members had been affected by suicide â€” a topic that, letâ
High protein canola meal is something I find myself speaking on more often these days. Canola is a hugely lucrative crop in Western Canada and prevalent in the north central and southeastern United States. The U.S. Department of Agricultureâ€™s Natio
As children, we were taught to choose our words carefully. To think before we speak. Major figures within the Canadian and global seed industries have taken that lesson to heart. â€śWe need to tell our story in the right way, in a consistent way, and
Seed biology has come of age. With the capacity researchers now have to generate and analyze big data, study areas like metabolomics are becoming more accessible to smaller labs. Seed research is becoming democratized, with more and more researchers
We chat with Toronto’sÂ George Bassel,Â professor of plant computational biology in the University of Birminghamâ€™sÂ School of Biosciences in the U.K., about the decision-making processes of plants and how we can harness them to create more re
Ron DePauw, science adviser for SeCan, talks to us about barrier-free innovation and whether or not it’s possible, and tells the story of the discovery of midge-tolerant wheat. Oh, and he tells us why he’ll never actually retire.