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People growing quinoa and spelt today in western Canada may be pioneers tomorrow.
Ever heard of industrial hemp? Well, with passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, it’s now a legal crop in some parts of the U.S. as it’s been in Canada for a time. “Without the people who championed industrial hemp as pioneers, it wouldn’t be what it is today – a common crop in western Manitoba,” says James Frey, a diversification specialist at Roblin, one of four independent crop diversification centers in Manitoba.
Newly seeded corn requires moisture within 24 to 48 hours of planting.
Canadian non-GMO drought-resistant wheat may enter registration trials in 2017.