September 2012

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Global Seed Industry Is Evolving Too There are several regions around the world the seed industry needs to be aware of in coming years as they grow and continue to offer new market opportunities. Obviously the BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India,…

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People News The Canola Council of Canada has appointed Curtis Rempel as the new vice-president of crop production. Rempel comes to the CCC from the Richardson Centre Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals facility at the University of Manitoba, where he…

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STATUS ISF The 2012 International Seed Federation World Seed Congress, held June 26 to 28 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was a great success, according to ISF secretary general Marcel Bruins. This year’s congress, hosted by ISF and the Brazilian Associ…

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Closing the Water Gap in Agriculture Droughts are becoming more commonplace and severe in food producing areas around the world. That’s prompting the agricultural industry to develop technologies and management practices that will help improve…

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Straight Talk on Trade Germination Magazine talks to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada about new trade opportunities and research initiatives. 1) New international markets have opened up to Canadian products—what cropping and breeding trends will de…

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Canada Talks Trade International markets are opening up to Canadian agricultural products after a recent flurry of trade missions, negotiations and agreements. To a country that exports almost half of its total agricultural production, Canada’…