Alberta farmers make large harvest progress

After weeks of no harvest progress, farmers in Alberta were able to get back into the fields and make significant harvest progress over the last week, according to the provincial crop report released Oct. 26. The Alberta harvest is now 78 percent completed as of Tuesday, Oct.23, jumping up 28 percent from last week. The […] Read more

New GM technique may speed breeding

U.S. scientists say they have found a new method for inserting genes into crops that could speed up development of new varieties. “Making genetic improvements that were difficult or impossible before will be much easier because we can now insert not just one or two genes but multiple genes into a plant in a way […] Read more