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This barn will remain, but most of the rest of the facilities will be demolished at the University of Guelph’s Elora Beef Research Station to make way for new beef research buildings. (John Greig photo)

Guelph gets new beef research facility

The federal and provincial governments and the Beef Farmers of Ontario have all announced funding for buildings and programs at the University of Guelph’s renewed beef research station this week. The funds announced are to help create a completely new cow-calf and heifer research facility next to the current beef research station, and a new […] Read more

Premier Dwight Ball, provincial grain research specialist Dr. Vanessa Kavanagh and Christopher Mitchelmore, minister for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency, watch the seeding of Newfoundland and Labrador’s first canola field. (Gov.nl.ca)

Newfoundland’s first canola field seeded

Provincial crop researchers in Newfoundland and Labrador have scored a first for the province this spring by seeding its first-ever canola field. Dignitaries including Premier Dwight Ball and Christopher Mitchelmore, the minister responsible for the provincial Forestry and Agrifoods Agency, attended the seeding Friday near Pasadena, about 30 km east of Corner Brook. Agency researchers and […] Read more