While we wait for the ever-elusive spring to arrive in Saskatchewan, at Ag-West Bio we keep a steady pace, with biobusiness development and engaged in numerous events.
We are looking forward to leading a delegation to BIO World Congress in Philadelphia, BIO 2014 in San Diego. A Japanese mission is underway as you read this. In June we are co-hosting two important events: the 2nd Canadian Wheat Symposium and the Application of Synchrotron Imaging for Crop Improvement Workshop. The Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC 2014) is coming soon.ABIC 2014 speaker highlights: Nina Fedoroff: In a world of technological change Survey results: What do Canadians really know about GMOs? UPOV 91 Plant Breeders Rights (slides) Learning about Agriculture – in the city BIOTECanada’s 2014 Gold Leaf Awards nominations open Camelina & carinata: Giant opportunities thanks to AAFC Application of Synchrotron Imaging for Crop Improvement Metabolix Oilseeds interview: biodegradable plastic from plants Camelina genome published Saskatchewan Agri-Value Initiative (SAVI) funding CLS research will help develop new ‘ancient’ grain quinoa varieties