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4/19: A Red Letter Day for the Hemp Sector

April 19, 2021, was an important day for Canada's hemp sector, when Health Canada released its 2021 list of approved hemp cultivars for commercial...

How 3 Numbers and 2 Letters Changed the Canola Game

In this week's podcast we look at the winner of this year's Seed of the Year Award — L233P hybrid canola from BASF.Canola designed...

Gene Editing: Why a Product-Based Approach Makes Sense

Last week, Health Canada announced a 60-day a 60-day public consultation in regard to Canada’s Novel Food Regulations, which could determine how Canadian plant...

Public Consultations on Novel Food Regulations Could Shape Plant Breeding Innovation for Decades to Come

Health Canada has announced a 60-day public consultation in regard to Canada's Novel Food Regulations, which could determine how Canadian plant breeders are able...

The Rye Genome has Been Decoded. Here’s why it Matters

Researchers University of Saskatchewan (USask) have helped decode the rye genome. Here's why the news — published in the journal Nature Genetics — is...

100% Focused on Canola

This year’s Plant Breeding and Genetics Award winner says learning to put aside distractions has been the key to a successful career in plant...

4/19: A Red Letter Day for the Hemp Sector

April 19, 2021, was an important day for Canada's hemp sector, when Health Canada released its 2021 list of approved hemp cultivars for commercial...

How 3 Numbers and 2 Letters Changed the Canola Game

In this week's podcast we look at the winner of this year's Seed of the Year Award — L233P hybrid canola from BASF.Canola designed...

Gene Editing: Why a Product-Based Approach Makes Sense

Last week, Health Canada announced a 60-day a 60-day public consultation in regard to Canada’s Novel Food Regulations, which could determine how Canadian plant...

Public Consultations on Novel Food Regulations Could Shape Plant Breeding Innovation for Decades to Come

Health Canada has announced a 60-day public consultation in regard to Canada's Novel Food Regulations, which could determine how Canadian plant breeders are able...

The Rye Genome has Been Decoded. Here’s why it Matters

Researchers University of Saskatchewan (USask) have helped decode the rye genome. Here's why the news — published in the journal Nature Genetics — is...

100% Focused on Canola

This year’s Plant Breeding and Genetics Award winner says learning to put aside distractions has been the key to a successful career in plant...