Plants are hardier than people. It’s a lesson Dr. Mike Dixon has learned in his lab, where he grows plants under “weird” conditions. Someday, astronauts will apply his research to growing food crops in space, but today his findings are benefiting Earth.
Soil drying up, but below average temperatures are limiting field activity to manure/fertilizer application and forage/spring cereal seeding. - See more at: http://fieldcropnews.com/2016/05/winchester-agbreakfast-minutes-april-26-2016/#sthash.bCjmxhJx.dpuf
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today issued the following statement on the Government of Canada's commitment to the Canadian dairy industry: