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More energy than a cup of coffee

UTILIZING BIOMATERIALS

THERE’S A NEW kind of coffee mug that stores and releases more energy than a cup of caffeine, thanks to a soy-based biomaterial developed at Trent University. The mug — sold under the brand name [Read more]

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The waiting game

WINTER WHEAT 2015 WINTER WHEAT PRODUCERS who dealt with the effects of last winter’s thaw-and- freeze challenges are finding a new set of problems to worry about for 2015’s crop. The late harvest of soybean [Read more]

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Resilient to the core

PLANT AVAILABLE WATER CAPACITY GUIDING A CROP through drought conditions has less to do with the amount of rain a field receives and more to do with the water that is available to the plant [Read more]

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How cold is too cold?

THE SURVIVAL OF WINTER WHEAT COLD TEMPERATURES ACROSS the United States have left many American farmers wondering if their winter wheat crop will make it through the season. Estimates from early 2014 were already predicting [Read more]