Tag Climate Change

A Look Back on 2019

2019 look back
2019 a harrowing ride on the ag & food rollercoaster While the screams elicited from those clutching their seats were not of terror or excitement, but rather of shouts of frustration or just heavy sighs of the bone-weary and exhausted,…

Increasing Carbon Sequestration in Soils

Carbon sequestration in soils - 4 per 1000
What could climate change mean for ag? In October I had the good fortune to participate in CQuest: Charting a Course for Climate Research in Agriculture, an event made possible by the International Life Sciences Institute’s Research Foundation as well as:…

Not Such a Fun Guy, These Fungi

Not Such a Fun Guy, These Fungi
Plant diseases having increasingly devastating effects In June I was fortunate enough to attend a captivatingly interesting conference organized by the University of Saskatchewan’s Global Institute for Food Security on how to improve global food security and the technologies required…

Bob Dylan Called It, Times Are a Changing

Times are changing, the Prairie Climate Centre shows us just how
The Prairie Climate Centre presenting you with timely news on your regional climate Climate change is all around us. Even though this is well-known, planning to live with climate change has been less commonly discussed. In the media, we hear…

The Buzz on Bees

Are Farm Chemical Harming Bee Populations?Over the past decade, there has been considerable discussion and debate about what is responsible for the decrease in bee populations in both North America and Europe. While environmental groups have been quick to advocate…