Pests Posts

  • Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship Reminder

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    Wheat
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    Pests

    This reminder is brought to you by the Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship Team. As you plan for next spring, it’s important to remember what you committed to when you signed the Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship Agreement. It includes vital steps that every grower must take to protect the midge tolerance gene for future use.

  • 10 Little Known Facts About Midge Tolerance

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    Categories:
    Wheat
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    Pests

    There is a lot of information available about midge tolerant wheat in Canada, variety performance, how to steward the trait, where and how to buy it, etc. Instead of providing you that same information, we dug deep to find 10 quick facts you may not know about this important trait. 

  • Midge Tolerant Wheat Investment Pays Off

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    Wheat
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    Pests
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    Research & Development

    Midge Tolerant Wheat is an innovation with a great return on investment. This finding comes from a cost-benefit analysis report prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). According to program evaluation experts, Ference and Company, the net benefits of the Midge Tolerant Wheat innovation is approximately $456 million.