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  • How a $1.3M spectrometer is helping Agriculture Canada scientists on P.E.I.

    Aug 21/18, Category technology

    cientists with Agriculture Canada on P.E.I. are putting a new $1.3 million piece of equipment to good use, and they hope...

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  • Canadian Pacific moved more grain last year in spite of extreme weather

    Aug 21/18, Category crops/grain

    Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. moved one per cent more grain over the past year than in 2016-17, despite a frigid Prairie...

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  • Toronto Zoo celebrates birth of rare pygmy hippopotamus

    Aug 21/18, Category general

    TORONTO -- The Toronto Zoo is celebrating the birth of a rare and endangered pygmy hippopotamus. Kindia, a 12-year-old...

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  • Flowers over followers at St. Agatha farm

    Aug 20/18, Category general

    Theresa Schumilas grew organic vegetables for three decades. As a retirement project, she decided to head in a new...

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  • Fast food chains look to capitalize on vegetarian, vegan trend with new items

    Aug 20/18, Category general

    The once meat-dominated world of fast-food and casual restaurants is starting to cater to the one-in-ten Canadian diners who...

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  • Meat-heavy, low-carb diets can 'shorten lifespan': study

    Aug 20/18, Category general

    Middle-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than...

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  • 'Billion-piece jigsaw puzzle:' Canadians key to 1st complete map of wheat genome

    Aug 17/18, Category crops/grain

    SASKATOON - Canadian scientists are at the heart of a breakthrough in wheat genetics that could revolutionize how the...

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  • Let beneficial insects help you

    Aug 17/18, Category general

    Beneficial insects offer growers a major helping hand in controlling pests and weeds, experts say. “Sometimes it’s easy to...

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  • Ancient grains seeing new life in Quebec

    Aug 17/18, Category crops/grain

    Two ancient grains from South America have been grown in small quantities in Quebec with promising results, the researchers...

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  • Constellation Brands spending $5 billion to increase stake in Canopy Growth

    Aug 16/18, Category crops/grain

    TORONTO - Global alcohol giant Constellation Brands will invest $5 billion in Canopy Growth Corp. — the largest strategic...

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