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Brazil: Farming on a larger scale

It’s hard to distill great experiences. And, arguably, I don’t want to. I want you, the reader, along for every second of what made my trip to Brazil amazing. At the planning phase, there were so many disparate parts. I felt it the trip going to fall through — part of it seemed too good

Biosecurity in the field

Crop farmers can learn a thing from their hog-farming neighbours about preventing disease from becoming established on their operations, a provincial plant pathologist says. Holly Derksen has a one-word answer for those who doubt: clubroot. It spread rapidly in Alberta, from 12 fields in 2003 to over 400 in 2008. It has since appeared in