Marc Zienkiewicz

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CSTA issues fact sheet to warn against buying non-registered grass seed. At the request of some of its members, the Canadian Seed Trade Association recently developed a “Buyer Beware” fact sheet to its members regarding the purchase and sale…

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Research in space brings home real benefits to agriculture and the seed industry. Explore the possibilities. Outer space and seeds are not often thought of as going hand-in-hand, but new technologies developed for space exploration are increasin…

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Brasetto hybrid fall rye promises to deliver 20 to 25 per cent higher yield than check variety. The first economically viable hybrid cereal will be available to Canadian growers in 2015. FP Genetics CEO Rod Merryweather says Brasetto hybrid fall…

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Low-Lignin Alfalfa Shows Promise New GM trait not yet available in Canada, but product might provide significant benefits to producers. Since April of 2013, after more than a decade of product development, Roundup Ready alfalfa technology has be…

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So Much to Choose From There were record numbers of oilseed and pulse varieties put forward at this year’s Prairie Grain Development Committee annual meeting, signaling exciting times for the industry. There’s a lot going on in the grain var…