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A Flour Mill at Homestead Organics

2015-07-14

One small step for the organic industry, one giant leap for Homestead Organics. As Robert Hogg of Mountain Path decided to retire, Homestead Organics purchased
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Troll Bridge Creek Named Chamber of Commerce Emerging Business of the Year

2015-06-26

PRESS RELEASE

TROLL BRIDGE CREEK NAMED CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR. Manufacturers of KiKi Maple Sweet Water Recognized for Success.
Arthur, ON,

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Harper Government Invests to Grow Markets for Canadian Soybeans

2015-06-25

Guelph, ON (June 25, 2015) - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
 
Harold Albrecht, member of Parliament for Kitchener–Conestoga, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz,
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Ontario business accelerator teams with Innovacorp to spur sector

2015-06-19

An Ontario business accelerator that helps commercialize products and services in the agricultural-technology sector is expanding its presence in Nova Scotia.
Bioenterprise Corp., a non-profit based
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Bioenterprise Corporation Opens its Fourth Office, in Halifax, NS

2015-06-18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bioenterprise’s newest office in the Maritimes is established in collaboration with Innovacorp.
Guelph, ON (June 18, 2015) - Bioenterprise Corporation is pleased

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Farmers Edge technology now available in US

2015-06-17

Farmers Edge, a leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, announced that growers throughout the United States will now have access to a
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PlantForm, University of Guelph collaboration awarded NSERC Engage Grant

2015-06-16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Project aims to enhance efficacy of plant-made antibodies by manipulating dolichol biosynthesis
Guelph, ON, June 15, 2015—A research partnership between PlantForm Corporation

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$25-million dairy research and innovation centre opens

2015-06-15

The Livestock Research and Innovation Centre (LRIC) — Dairy Facility at Elora will study everything from genetics, nutrition and quality improvement to animal

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Vive Crop Protection Receives EPA Registration for Allosperse Fungicide Formulation

2015-06-15

June 12, 2015 - The United States Environmental Protection Agency has registered Vive Crop Protection, Inc.'s azoxystrobin-based fungicide product using Vive's proprietary Allosperse® formulation technology. 
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Big Need, Bright Prospects

2015-06-01

Investors and government alike are waking up to the potential of agri-technology
“Agri-technology is hot,” says Dave Smardon. You could forgive Smardon for a

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Farmers Edge™ and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Embrace Investment of Agriculture

2015-05-27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Farmers Edge™ and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Embrace In the Investment of the Future of Agriculture
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – May 27, 2015:

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PlantForm, University of Calgary research collaboration awarded grant

2015-05-20

PlantForm, University of Calgary research collaboration awarded NSERC Engage Grant
Project will apply CRISPR technology to plant-made pharmaceutical production
Guelph ON - May

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Canadian AgTech Sector Ripe for Opportunities

2015-05-14

Editors Note: Joseph Regan is a managing partner at Bioenterprise Capital, a Canadian VC firm investing in agriculture technology. He was recently
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Linnaeus Plant Sciences joins EU consortium, Smart Earth Seeds expands globally

2015-05-08

Saskatoon, SA - April 22, 2015 - Linnaeus Plant Sciences joins EU consortium, incorporates Dutch BV - Affiliate Smart Earth Seeds expands global camelina production
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Stratford's restaurant revival: young chefs shake up an old food scene

2015-05-07

Stratford, ON - May 1, 2015 - Strike the image of white tablecloths and replace it with red rabbits.
White tablecloths represent the old guard of
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Canadian Agri-Technology Innovation Spotlight: AbCelex Technologies Inc.

2015-05-06

Producing safer poultry through a new class of antimicrobials!

Each year, millions of North Americans fall ill after eating chicken, thanks to

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Canadian Agri-Technology Innovation Spotlight: TRU-ID, Fighting Food Fraud

2015-04-22

A growing number of health-conscious consumers are reading the labels before they toss products into their grocery carts. But too often, what’s inside

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Bioenterprise Corporation Expands into the Maritimes

2015-04-16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bioenterprise opens a new office in the Maritimes in collaboration with Prince Edward Island ADAPT Council.
Guelph, ON (April 16, 2015) -

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PlantForm ships Ebola antibodies to USAMRIID for testing

2015-04-14

PlantForm has successfully produced three Ebola antibodies in our vivoXPRESS™ biopharmaceutical manufacturing system, again demonstrating the system’s versatility for monoclonal antibody production, said
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Canadian Agri-Technology Innovation Spotlight: Cennatek, Spinning Gold Out of Straw

2015-04-13

Cennatek believes there’s money to be made in discarded mushroom compost — and a host of other agricultural feedstocks. A $1.4 million pilot

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Mirexus Announces Investment from Goddard Enterprises Ltd.

2015-04-10

Guelph ON, April 10 2015  – Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc. (inventors of PhytospherixTM - the world’s first safe & natural monodisperse nanomaterial) has announced a new
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Ontario company brings first food safety treatment for dry foods to market

2015-04-08

April 8th, 2015
It’s a biodegradable organic sanitizer developed specifically to eliminate microbes on dry foods like seeds, spices, nuts, and powders.
This sustainable technology is a
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Government planning new fund to help SMEs boost exports!

2015-03-31

March 24th 2015

SMEs across the country may soon be able to benefit from more funding to support their export-based projects, the federal government
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PlantForm to receive support from the Government of Canada to develop antibody treatments for HIV strains around globe

2015-03-31

Funding will support testing of antibodies in an innovative mouse model
GUELPH, Ont., March 31, 2015—PlantForm Corporation will receive technical and business advisory services, and a
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Innovation and Investment in AgTech

2015-03-27

February 16, 2015 by Vonnie Estes
Having spent more than twenty
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Canadian Agri-Technology Innovation Spotlight: Be Seen Be Safe

2015-03-25

Nipping Outbreaks in the Bud

How do you prevent a minor livestock disease outbreak from becoming a full-scale epidemic? New tracking software

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Tobacco plants to fight Ebola & nerve gas exposure

2015-03-24

A Guelph-based company is using its low-cost drug manufacturing technology based on tobacco plants to develop an Ebola treatment as well as a nerve gas
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Spruce Capital and Xeraya Capital Announce First Close of $150 Million

2015-03-16

Spruce Capital and Xeraya Capital Announce First Close of $150 Million Biogreentech Venture Fund. Investments Will Target Innovative Technologies Addressing Global Societal Needs in Food and
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Farmers Edge Acquires GranDuke Geomatics as Precision Agriculture Market Grows

2015-03-12

With operations around the world, Farmers Edge Inc. promotes Innovation in Precision Agriculture
Winnipeg, MB – February 25, 2015 – Farmers Edge
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Canadian Agri-Technology Innovation Spotlight: Anatis Bioprotection, Betting on Bugs

2015-03-11

From aphid-fighting fungus to mighty mites, Anatis Bioprotection’s all-natural pest control products offer farmers greener alternatives to conventional insecticides.
The company Jean-Bernard

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Do Dragons Dig Quinoa?

2015-03-09

Innovative Local Ontario Agricultural Company to Take on the Dragons on CBC's Dragons' Den
Katan Kitchens has been selected to appear in

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Canadian Agri-Technology Innovation Spotlight: AgriBrink, Treading Softly

2015-02-26

AgriBrink’s award-winning tire inflation-deflation technology is fighting soil compaction with the flip of a switch.
For hog producer and cash cropper Jake

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Farmers Edge and BlackBridge Launch RapidEye Satellite Imagery Globally

2015-02-03

Farmers Edge and BlackBridge Launch RapidEye Satellite Imagery into New Global Precision Agriculture Markets
Winnipeg, MB — February 2, 2015 — Farmers

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Farmers Edge and Capital Power Sign Exclusive Agreement

2015-02-03

Farmers Edge and Capital Power Sign Exclusive Agreement to Achieve Agricultural Sustainability for Farming 4R Land
Winnipeg, MB — January 26, 2015 —

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PlantForm launches $20M private equity offering to advance three biosimilar drugs

2015-02-03

PlantForm Corporation launches $20M private equity offering to advance three biosimilar drug candidates
Legacy Partners Wealth Strategies engaged to raise funds through

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Agrivida raises $12 million in series D financing

2015-01-20

MEDFORD, Mass. (January 10, 2015) – Agrivida, Inc., an innovative technology company focused on animal nutrition, announced today that it has raised $12
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Bioenterprise Corporation will receive up to $2.5 million in federal funding

2015-01-15

Bioenterprise Corporation will receive up to $2.5 million for expansion of commercialization services
NRC selects Bioenterprise Corporation as one of Canada’s top accelerators
Guelph, ON,

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Camelina Approved for Broiler Chicken Meal in Canada

2015-01-13

Saskatoon, SK  -  January 12, 2015 - Smart Earth Seeds is pleased to announce that Camelina meal has been approved for the first
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PlantForm awarded federal government contract

2014-12-12

GUELPH, ON (December 10, 20140  —  PlantForm Corporation has been awarded a contract with the Government of Canada to create stable glyco-modified Nicotiana
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The Agri-Technology Commercialization Centre gets a new look!

2014-12-10

Enabling greater access and utilization of the agricultural related resources co-located in the Centre.
Guelph, ON  (December 10, 2014) - The Agri-Technology

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Ontario farm tire deflation technology ready to go global

2014-12-08

An automatic air inflation deflation system (AAID) developed by a southwestern Ontario hog farmer is ready to go global.
Jake Kraayenbrink’s AgriBrink technology is
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Promoting innovation

2014-11-21

There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to spreading news and information about Ontario’s innovative and forward thinking agriculture producers.
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Vive Crop Protection Unveils its New Manufacturing Plant

2014-11-21

Toronto, ON  (November 20, 2014)  –   Vive Crop Protection, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of its new manufacturing plant to
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Farmers Edge Closes Investment from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

2014-11-12

Farmers Edge Closes Investment from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) as Agriculture's Appetite for Big Data and Precision Farming Grows
With 4M+ acres under management,
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Performance Plants Wins 2014 Agrow Award for Best Industry Collaboration

2014-11-12

Kingston, ON  (November 6, 2014)   –   Performance Plants Inc. ("PPI"), a leading Canadian developer of agricultural biotechnology, receives the prestigious
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Field forecasting

2014-11-07

A LOOK AT TECHNOLOGY THROUGH WEATHER INNOVATIONS

Managing his clients' 300,000 acres is no small feat, but certified crop advisor Dale Cowan of
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Special light bulbs let chickens lay more eggs

2014-11-07

The light emitted by an innovative new LED bulb designed for poultry farmers can help chickens lay more eggs.
AgriLux was developed through research
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Game Changers in Agriculture profiles AgriBrink

2014-10-29


Ontario Agri-Food Technologies video series Game Changers in Agriculture profiles AgriBrink of Moorefield, Ontario, Canada. AgriBrink

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How tobacco plants can help fight Ebola

2014-10-22

CTVNews.ca  Published Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00PM EDT

Video
As the battle against Ebola continues to ramp up globally, CTV News has learned

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Ontario-grown quinoa close to commercialization

2014-10-22

Demand for quinoa, a super food sought-after for its many health benefits, far outstrips supply. Most of it currently sold in Canada is imported from
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Using tobacco to fight Ebola?

2014-10-22

Tue, Oct 21, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Video
Don Stewart, Chief Executive Officer, Plantform shares how his company is attempting to produce Ebola

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KiKi Maple Sweet Water Tops at European Competition

2014-10-14

KIKI MAPLE SWEET WATER TOPS AT EUROPEAN COMPETITION: Finishes First at Global Bottled Water Congress.
Arthur, ON  (October 10, 2014)   –   KiKi
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Agrisoma Announces Closing of Series A Financing Round

2014-09-30

Gatineau, QC  (September 29, 2014)  –  Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., an agriculture technology company, today announced the first closing of its Series A financing
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New website showcases Ontario’s agricultural innovation

2014-09-24

Guelph ON  (September 24, 2014)  –   A new website launched by the Agri-Technology Commercialization Centre (ATCC) highlights innovation in Ontario’s agri-food sector.
The initiative,
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BIC’s BioProducts Agriculture Science Cluster Gets $7.1 Million Support from AAFC

2014-09-15

BURLINGTON, ON - Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) will receive $7,098,800 in federal funding assistance to support the BioProducts Agriculture Science Cluster. The funding
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Canadian Company Licenses an AAFC Fusarium Biocontrol Agent

2014-08-19

Kingsville, ON (August 14th, 2014)   -   Adjuvants Plus Inc. (API) has reached a licensing agreement with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC)
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New biocontrol to fight fusarium in cereals

2014-08-19

(August 14, 2014)  -  Using fire to fight fire, a new biocontrol product could be commercialized for use against fusarium head blight in a year
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OAFT Game Changers in Agriculture

2014-08-12

AgriLux produced by Theis Electrical Distribution Co.has been featured in the Ontario Agri Food Technologies (OAFT) series of game changers in agriculture.  AgriLux
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New Energy Farms announces partnership with Syngenta

2014-08-05

New Energy Farms announces its partnership with Syngenta to develop and commercialize CEEDSTM technology on Sugarcane in Brazil.
(July 25,  2014)  New

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New PLENE® for commercial planting of sugar cane in Brazil

2014-07-23

Basel, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 
  • Exclusive access to innovative CEEDS™ technology
  • Step change in planting speed and quality
  • Complements PLENE® Evolve and PLENE® PB for nurseries

Syngenta
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Agrisoma Accelerates Carinata Development

2014-07-11

Ottawa ON,  (June 25, 2014) – Agrisoma Biosciences Inc. (Agrisoma) is pleased to announce a technical and patent update on its development program
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CFIA Grants Agrisoma and PGF Biofuels Approval for Brassica Carinata Meal

2014-07-11

Ottawa ON,  (June 25, 2014) – Agrisoma Biosciences Inc. (“Agrisoma”) and PGF Biofuels Ltd. (“PGF Biofuels”), in conjunction with Paterson Grain,
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Sulphite-free Anti-browning Coating for Potatoes

2014-06-24

Guelph, ON  (June 24, 2014)  -  Wellington Agribusiness Developments Inc. (WADI) has received a Letter of No Objection from Health Canada making possible
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PlantForm, PharmaPraxis establish joint venture

2014-06-23

Biosimilar/biobetter Avastin® first of six biopharmaceutical targets for the Brazilian market
GUELPH, ON., Canada and RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, (June 20, 2014)  —  PlantForm
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PM helps Canadian start-up companies to grow and prosper

2014-06-23

Waterloo Region, Ontario, 20 June 2014
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the organizations that have been chosen to advance in the selection process for the
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Bioenterprise Corporation Receives Funding from the National Research Council

2014-06-20

Kitchner, ON (June 20, 2014)  -  Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Bioenterprise Corporation has been approved for funding for the National Expansion of
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Agrisoma Receives Prestigious Gold Leaf Award as “Company of the Year”

2014-06-17

Ottawa, ON   (June 17, 2014)   –   Agrisoma Biosciences Inc. is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Gold
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GreenCentre Canada invests in Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc.

2014-06-10

June 10, 2014  -  GreenCentre Canada is pleased to announce their investment of $150,000 into Canadian start-up company, Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc.
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PlantForm opens office in California

2014-06-09

Location provides access to life science and financial communities on the U.S. West Coast
San Francisco, CA, (June 9, 2014)  —   PlantForm Corporation has
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KiKi Maple Sweet Water Expands Reach Through Distribution Agreement With Avid

2014-06-04

KiKi Maple Sweet Water Expands Reach Through Distribution Agreement With Avid: Expands Distribution in Southwest Ontario
Arthur,  ON  (June 3, 2014)  -  Troll Bridge Creek Inc.,
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PlantForm Wins at MaRS HealthKick 2014

2014-05-26

Company takes home top honour and $20,000 prize in Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals track
Guelph, ON.  (May 16, 2014) PlantForm Corporation is the winner of
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BIC to Collaborate with Netherlands-Based Biobased Delta

2014-05-16

BIC To Collaborate with Netherlands-Based Biobased Delta on Commercializing Sustainable New Technologies
SARNIA, ON - Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) has agreed to work closely
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KiKi Maple Sweet Water A Top 10 Innovator: Recognition for local Ontario product

2014-05-06

KIKI MAPLE SWEET WATER A TOP 10 INNOVATOR: Food In Canada Recognition for local Ontario product.
Arthur, ON  (May 5, 2014)  –  Food in
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KiKi Maple Sweet Water Reaches Distribution Agreement with Moo Cow

2014-05-06

KIKI MAPLE SWEET WATER REACHES DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH MOO COW: Expands Distribution in Southwest Ontario
Toronto, ON, April 29, 2014. Troll Bridge Creek Inc, manufacturers of
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AbCelex Technologies Secures Two Million in Series A Financing

2014-04-29

Toronto, ON  (April 28, 2014) - AbCelex Technologies Inc., a privately-held Canadian biotechnology company committed to the discovery and development of innovative solutions to
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CENNATEK and Highline Mushrooms Aannouce Joint Venture

2014-04-17

Sarnia, ON (April 1, 2014) – CENNATEK, a Canadian technology development company, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with
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EnWave Signs Royalty-Bearing Commercial License and Manufacturing Agreement

2014-04-07

Vancouver B.C.,   (April 4th, 2014) 
EnWave Corporation (TSX-V:ENW | FSE:E4U) (“EnWave”, or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that it has signed a
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Looking for sweet success with maple sap drink

2014-03-24

Guelph, ON  (March 23, 2014)  -  An Arthur entrepreneur is hoping his upscale maple sap beverage will help him tap into the lucrative upscale water
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Satellites and Smart Phones Boost Biosecurity

2014-03-21

(March 14, 2014)  Satellites and smart phones are poised to deliver a new level of biosecurity that could keep farmers one step ahead of disease.
As
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Mirexus Biotechnologies Raises Seed Capital through GreenSky Capital

2014-03-13

Toronto, ON  (March 12, 2014)   Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc., inventors of PhytospherixTM, the world’s first edible, organic, monodisperse nanomaterial, is pleased to announce
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KIKI Maple Sweet Water Showcased at Greenbelt Fund Reception at 2014 CRFA

2014-03-06

Toronto ON  (March 5, 2014)   KiKi Maple Sweet Water, a beverage based upon local maple sap produced by manufacturer Troll Bridge Creek (TBCI)
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Get ready for Ontario-grown quinoa

2014-02-24

Western Canadian farmers have been successfully growing quinoa for 22 years. Now field trials in Ontario have been so successful that one entrepreneur hopes to
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Innovation remains key to bright future for Canadian agriculture

2014-01-28

A hopeful field
By The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Canada's agriculture and food industry has grown into a modern, technologically advanced, export-oriented
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The Petroleum Revolution

2014-01-28

Linnaeus Plant Sciences is on the path to transform industrial oil consumption in Canada
Back from some field tours, Jack Grushcow, founder, president and CEO of
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"Potato Saver" as a Sulphite-free preservative for fresh cut potatoes

2014-01-20

Wellington Agribusiness Investments Ltd. (WADI), a Guelph based privately owned company has been working for three years on an innovative sulphite-free solution for the preservation
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Montforte Dairy receives the Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence

2014-01-20

In 2008, when rent at Monforte Dairy's existing location skyrocketed, the artisanal cheesemaker faced the challenge of securing enough money to build
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Taking a Good Idea to Market

2014-01-20

Converting your bright idea into a commercial product takes determination, plus help from the experts, but it can be done
On his farm near Drayton, Ont.,
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Modern staw bale construction: high performance, durable and affordable

2014-01-16

Straw bale SIPS (Structural Insulated Panels) have all the benefits of traditional straw bale homes, but address all the risks.
Traditional straw bale home construction can
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Vive Crop Protection and United Suppliers to Launch Two Products in US

2013-12-19

Eldora, IA and Toronto, ON  (December 19, 2013)  United Suppliers, Inc. and Vive Crop Protection, Inc. are pleased to announce a
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EcoSynthetix CEO John van Leeuwen Named One of Canada's Cleantech Leaders

2013-12-16

Burlington, ON  (September 19, 2013)  - EcoSynthetix Inc. (TSX:ECO), a renewable chemicals company that produces a family of commercially proven bio-based products, today
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PlantForm growing made-in-Ontario innovation

2013-12-15

Guelph, ON  (September 26, 2013)  -  Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath met with PlantForm Corporation management and staff, and toured the company’s research
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Homegrown Quinoa

2013-12-04

Jamie Draves of Katan Kitchens discusses the current status and variables of reaching commercialization of quinoa in Ontario in 2014.

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Agrisoma Applauds AAFC Support of Mustard 21

2013-12-03

Significant Portion of $4.9M Investment to Support Industrial Mustard Research
 
Ottawa,  ON  (October 1, 2013)   -   Agrisoma Biosciences Inc. (Agrisoma) congratulates
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New technology to fortify grain for healthy Canadian food products

2013-12-03

Seaforth, ON   (October 2, 2013)   –   Canadian grain growers will benefit from increased investment in new technologies with the support of the Harper
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New $5M Camelina Oil Program led by Soy 20/20 and Linnaeus Plant Sciences

2013-12-02

Saskatoon, SK   (September 30, 2013)   -   Bio-science innovators Linnaeus Plant Sciences and Soy 20/20 today begin a new
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VIVACA™ has been approved for sale and distribution in Canada!

2013-09-25

It's Official!
 
VIVACA™ has been approved for sale and distribution in Canada! The Natural Health Product Directorate of Canada, an arm of
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Keeping Pesky Pests Away From Crops

2013-09-19

Toronto-based company develops new particle to be used in the next generation of pesticides
Toronto, ON  (September 18, 2013) - Vive Crop Protection is
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Troll Bridge Creek Recieves Funding for KIKI Maple Sweet Water

2013-09-19

TROLL BRIDGE CREEK RECEIVES FUNDING TO INVESTIGATE PACKAGING OF KIKI MAPLE SWEET WATER FOR THE GLOBAL MARKET: New investment will prove valuable to opening up
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SDTC announces $14.7M for 4 projects in Ontario

2013-09-17

Four clean energy projects in Ontario will receive funding of $14.7 million through Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s (SDTC) SD Tech FundTM to support the commercialization of
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Keiretsu Forum Toronto Welcomes Bioenterprise Corporation

2013-09-04

Toronto, ON (September 3, 2013)  -  Keiretsu Forum Toronto announced yesterday that it is staring a new partnership with Guelph based Bioenterprise Corporation, a business
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Government of Canada Invests in Technology to Reduce Waste in Grain Bins

2013-09-03

Winnipeg, MB (August 27, 2013)  -  Canadian grain farmers will benefit from an investment in imaging technology that will help them reduce waste in their
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The Future of Ag Investing

2013-08-30

At a time when many sectors of the global economy are making efforts to attract investment capital, and traditional sources of venture capital and private
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PlantForm secures $2 million in equity financing

2013-08-29

Funding from U.K.-based Atlantic Assets Trust Limited will advance the company’s first biosimilar drug candidate towards completion of Phase 1 human clinical trials
Guelph, ON (August
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@mothernature: A Tweet of Things to Come

2013-08-28

Farming or fishing? Sometimes it hasn’t been clear this summer as extreme rainstorms flood vegetable fields.
“It’s been bloody crazy this year,” says Ian Nichols, president,
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Bayer CropScience license Performance Plants` Heat & Drought Tolerance

2013-08-28

Kingston, Ontario, Canada (August 26, 2013)  -  Performance Plants Inc. (PPI) and Bayer CropScience (Bayer) have entered into their third license agreement, giving
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New funding expands HIV antibody program

2013-08-13

The Government of Canada provides additional support to PlantForm for its next phase of drug development
Geulph, ON (August 12, 2013)   -   The National

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Local Farmer Grows Quinoa Test Crop

2013-08-07

So-called superfood is primarily grown in the Andes
Quinoa, a South American superfood that's so popular the United Nations declared 2013 the International Year of Quinoa,
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New Energy Farms Est. Miscanthus Crop for University of Iowa Biomass Project

2013-08-07


New Energy Farms have recently established the first crops of Miscanthus for the University of Iowa Biomass project. The
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Vive Crop Protection Receives 1st EPA Approval for Flowable Bifenthrin Insecticide

2013-08-07

Toronto, ON, (August 6, 2013) Vive Crop Protection (Vive), a leading provider of effective and environmentally responsible crop protection products, announced today that
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Ontario Organizations and Collaborations Can Benefit from Growing Forward 2

2013-06-27

Guelph, ON (June 26, 2013) - The Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) is accepting applications from Ontario organizations and collaborations that want to put innovative ideas
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An entrepreneur’s dream: Oil from plants

2013-06-21

Linnaeus Plant Sciences is working with chemical giants to create a new agricultural sector.
(May 30, 2013) - He had notable success in the 1980s with
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Enerkem raises C$50 million in latest financing round

2013-06-21

Investissement Québec joins as strategic investor.
Montreal, QB (June 20, 2013) -  Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals company, announced today the closing
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New Partnership Purchases WeatherFarm.com

2013-06-10

(May 3, 2013) - Farmers in Western Canada will benefit from an enhanced selection of online weather and agronomic tools from WeatherFarm.com, following
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Dr. Silvia Todorova of Anatis Bioprotection Interview on CBC Radio-Canada Intl.

2013-06-07

Dr. Silvia Todorova of Anatis Bioprotection, was recently interviewed on CBC Radio-Canada International discussing their beneficial insects as sustainable crop protection products.
Anatis Bioprotection
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OAFT Game Changers in Agriculture - "New Energy Farms"

2013-06-04

New Energy Farms (NEF) has been featured in the Ontario Agri Food Technologies (OAFT) series of game changers in agriculture.
New Energy
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Pharming New Fields

2013-05-21


Plant-made pharmaceuticals might offer a cheap, new way to produce drugs
Plant-made pharmaceuticals were the next great hope for the biotech industry

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Government of Canada Supports Innovative Entrepreneurs in Southern Ontario

2013-05-16

Guelph, ON  (May 16, 2013)  -  An investment of $367,500 from the Government of Canada will allow Bioenterprise Corporation to provide business skills training and
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PlantForm: Curing cancer with tobacco

2013-05-15

Plantform, leveraging technology from the University of Guelph, has the opportunity to revolutionize cancer care by producing drugs at a fraction of the cost of
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Feds Launch Project to Convert Oilsands Emissions to Biofuels

2013-05-13

Toronto, ON (May 10, 2013)  -  The federal government is teaming up with two Canadian companies in a pilot project that would use algae to
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BioAmber Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

2013-05-10

Minneapolis, MN (May 9, 2013) – BioAmber Inc. (“BioAmber”) (NYSE: BIOAU), announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,000,000 units
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ADM to Acquire GrainCorp

2013-05-07

(May 2, 2013) - Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has completed due diligence on GrainCorp Limited
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Can quinoa be grown in Ontario? Guelph researchers explore possibility

2013-05-06

Guelph, ON (May 3, 2013) - Ontario farmers may be able to grow some crops native to South America as the result of research being
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EcoSynthetix: living in a bio-based material world

2013-04-10

Finding ways to cut down our use of petroleum has become a pressing need in the global community. With a growing world population burning through
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EcoSynthetix Receives ISO Certifications

2013-04-04

EcoSynthetix Receives ISO Certifications in Quality Management and Environmental Management
Burlington, ON (April 2, 2013) - EcoSynthetix Inc. (TSX: ECO), a renewable chemicals company that produces
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Canada and Ontario Announce Growing Forward 2

2013-04-03

Governments Supporting Success in Ontario’s Agri-Food Sector
Ministry of Agriculture and Food (April 2, 2013)
The federal and provincial governments are working to help Ontario's agri-food industry
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Growing Forward 2 In Ontario

2013-04-03

Ministry of Agriculture and Food (April 2, 2013)
Ontario has Canada's most diversified agricultural industry and its largest bio-products and food manufacturing industries. The province's agri-food
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Ontario Serves Up Local Food Bill

2013-03-26

Supporting Ontario’s Agri-Food Sector, From Farm to Fork
The new Ontario government is re-introducing legislation today that, if passed, would help make more local food available
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Toronto-Based Agri-Neo Announces Funding of Up to $1.5 Million From SDTC

2013-02-19

Making Pesticides Safe: Toronto-Based Agri-Neo Announces Funding of Up to $1.5 Million From Sustainable Development Technology Canada for the Development of Environmentally Friendly Pesticide
MONTREAL, QC
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Brock University & Niagara College Students Internship with Welland Biodiesel Company

2013-02-12

World Class Niagara-based Educational Institutions Provide Companies Like Great Lakes Biodiesel with Access to Top Notch R&D Facilities and Highly Trained Job Ready Graduates
WELLAND, ON 
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FPInnovations and CanmetENERGY Announce MOU

2013-02-08

Collaborative Research in Bioeconomy to Help Transform Forest Sector

Montréal, QC (February 5, 2013) - FPInnovations and Natural Resources Canada's
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Harper Government Gives Canadian Manufacturers a Competitive Advantage

2013-01-29

Winnipeg, MB (January 23, 2013) - Today, Rod Bruinooge, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State
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Tobacco goes Pink

2013-01-14

Using tobacco plants to help fight cancer
Tobacco is notorious for causing cancer, but now it’s helping to fight it.
Tobacco plants are being modified to create
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Analysis of 100% Biofuel Tested in Flight by NRC Reveals Reduction in Emissions

2013-01-09

Working with industry on a viable alternative source of energy
Ottawa, ON (January 07, 2013) - Results from the world’s first civil flight powered by 100
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Innovative Weather Service Helps On-Farm Decision Making

2013-01-08


Access to precise weather information is key to making good farm management and production decisions. Weather INnovations Incorporated (WIN) of Chatham specializes in

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Harper Government Invests In Emerging Bioproducts Industry

2012-12-17

Winnipeg, MN (November 30, 2012) – A Manitoba-based organization is on the cutting edge of developing composite vehicle parts from flax and hemp fibres. Member
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Locally Grown Exotic Plant Opens New Markets, Creates Jobs

2012-12-11


An exotic houseplant with pink flowers is turning heads across North America and creating jobs in the Niagara region. The plant, named Medinilla

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Local Soybean Spread Safe Solution for Peanut-Free Schools

2012-11-27


A new approach to labelling a locally produced soybutter is making it easier to use in Ontario’s peanut-free schools. The toasted soy spread

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From Agriculture to Aviation: Ag-West Bio bio-jet fuel study complete

2012-11-26

Saskatoon, SK (November 26, 2012)  -   Thanks to research being conducted in Saskatchewan, planes fueling up on Canada's prairies could one day be filling
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BioAmber Collaborating with Faurecia Mitsubishi Chem. for Automotive Bioplastics

2012-11-21

Minneapolis, MN (November 6, 2012) – BioAmber will be the supplier of biobased succinic acid
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Tate & Lyle expands its global innovation with new £30 million venture fund

2012-11-20

(November 8, 2012)  -  Tate & Lyle PLC announced today an investment of up to £30 million over an eight-year period in a
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PlantForm wins US$1.8M contract for anti-nerve agent R&D

2012-11-19

Guelph, ON, (November 19, 2012)  -  PlantForm Corporation has been awarded a contract for US$1,777,700 from the U.S.
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Civilian jet powered by unblended biofuel lands in Canada

2012-10-31

Ottawa, ON (October 29, 2012) - ReadiJet® Alternative Fuel Takes Flight: The world's first jet aircraft flight powered by 100%, un-blended, renewable jet fuel that
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Tabletree Juice of Creston, B.C. wins big at the World Juice Awards in Spain

2012-10-29

Tabletree News Release (October 28, 2012) Creston, B.C.
Tabletree Juice of Creston, B.C. wins big at the World Juice Awards in Barcelona, Spain.
On Tuesday October 16,
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Tabletree Juice on top of the world

2012-10-28

(October 27, 2012) Creston, B.C. - It's a long way from Creston to Barcelona, but orchardists Gary and Susan Snow were more than happy to
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Soy-based blacktop sealant hits the road in Guelph

2012-10-19

GUELPH, ON (October 18, 2012) - The smell was a rich citronella, but the product sinking deep into the parking lot was definitely soybean oil.
With
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New Approach to Encourage Producer Involvement in Value Chains

2012-10-18

Guelph ON, (October 17, 2012) – The Agricultural Management Institute (AMI) is spearheading a project to help producers be more competitive by working
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Harper Invests in Technology Converting Emissions into Valuable Agri Product

2012-10-16

CALGARY, AB (Marketwire - Oct. 12, 2012) - An Alberta company has developed an innovative way to grow a useful high-value crop with the use
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Opening New Markets for Canadian Soybean Growers With Ecolube

2012-10-02


A new vegetable oil-based multi-purpose lubricant is now available for sale in Canada – with the potential to open up significant new markets

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Integrated Grain Business Expands Export Markets for Canadian Soybeans

2012-09-25


A leading developer and exporter of Canadian non-GMO food grade soybeans has integrated its operations and expanded into new global markets. Sevita was

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Worlds first biofuel jet flight to take off in Canada

2012-09-24

Ottawa, (September 24, 2012) - The world’s first flight powered entirely by bio jet fuel will take off next month from Ottawa, the fuel makers
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Startup Canada partners with StartupPlays to ease entrepreneurs' struggle

2012-09-19


Ottawa, ON (September 19, 2012) – Startup Canada and StartupPlays are launching a new initiative today that will share targeted
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New Growing Forward Agreement Will Drive Innovation, Market Development and Long-term Growth in Canadian Agriculture

2012-09-18

Whitehorse, YT (September 14, 2012) - Today, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture reached agreement on the content of the Growing Forward
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Tobacco Plants May Save Lives

2012-09-13


PlantForm Corporation, a University of Guelph spin-off company, is using tobacco plants to manufacture treatments used to combat critical illnesses like cancer using

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Ontario farmers encouraged to put business planning skills to the test

2012-09-12

Most Profitable Acre challenge to measure profitability of corn and soybean crop
Guelph ON, (September 12, 2012) – Farmers can test their business planning skills as
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Ontarios Food and Beverage Industry Feeds Ontarios Economy

2012-09-12

Alliance of Ontario Food Processors Release Economic Impact Report
Cambridge, ON (September 12, 2012) - The Ontario food and beverage processing industry is the untold success
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Droughty Summer Tests High-Tech Irrigation of Potatoes

2012-09-05

This summer’s drought conditions have tested Ontario’s potato farmers, of which more than half irrigate.
(September, 2012) - From April through July, nearly all of southern
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New System Reduces Costs to Establish Perennial Energy Grasses

2012-09-05

(September, 2012) - New Energy Farms (NEF), Leamington, Ontario has developed a new method of propagating energy grasses, reducing establishment costs by 50
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Grad Student Launches Urban Farming Business with Potential for Profit and Social Impact

2012-08-31

(July 24, 2012)  For a generation that was raised more on Ronald McDonald than “Old MacDonald Had a Farm,” choosing to be an agri-preneur may
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Where Miscanthus and Money Mix

2012-08-29

A proposed Canadian biomass power facility shows that finance veterans believe in energy crop production.
Nova Scotia (July 20, 2012) - A partnership between a Nova
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Switching to Clean Water

2012-08-17

GreenCentre Licenses Queen's University Technology
(August 16, 2012) - The addition of salts to water is a common step within many industrial chemical processes. For example,
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Harper Government Investment Boosts Value of Canadian Wheat

2012-08-15

London, ON (August 13, 2012) - Canadian farmers could soon have access to a groundbreaking technology to help them deliver custom-made crops for bakers and
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Canadian Biofuels Opens Ontario Pellet Plant

2012-08-09

Southern Ontario’s first production pellet mill starts up despite delays and challenges.
IT’S an odd place to build a wood pellet plant, but then the original
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Bringing Agri-Products to Market

2012-08-07

Bioenterprise Corporation, which describes itself as a business accelerator, helps agri-businesses commercialized. They work in all areas of agricultural innovation with a focus on the
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Harper Government Invests to Create Value from Waste

2012-07-20

Saskatoon, SK, (July 18, 2012) - Flax and hemp producers could soon benefit from a major increase in value per acre. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz
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Government of Canada Invests in Innovation, Jobs and Growth in Southern Ontario

2012-07-10

Brantford, ON, (July 4, 2012) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) announced
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Harper Government Invests in Alternative Energy Sources for Farmers

2012-07-05

Delhi, ON (June 22, 2012) - The Harper Government is investing in a pioneering project that could provide an alternative way to generate on-farm energy
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Cement Industry Applauds Government of Canada Investment in Carbon...

2012-07-04

Cement Industry Applauds Government of Canada Investment in Carbon Capture and Reuse Initiative
 
Ottawa, ON, (June 28, 2012) - The Cement Association of Canada has applauded
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Market Ready - St. Joseph Health Centre

2012-06-29

St. Joseph Health Centre, Guelph explains why they buy locally and how they have successful relationships with suppliers. Leslie Carson, Manager of Food & Nutrition
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Anges Québec Members Invest in Novidev Anti+ Fruit Drinks Produced

2012-06-27

Montreal, QC (June 27, 2012) – Anges Québec is pleased to announce $1.3 million in block funding to the Montreal-based company, Novidev Santé Active. This
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Great Lakes Biodiesel Inc. in Final Stage of Construction of Canada's Largest Biodiesel Plant

2012-06-25

WELLAND, ON. (May 30, 2012) - Great Lakes Biodiesel Inc. (GLB) announces it entered the final stage of construction of Canada’s largest biodiesel plant opening
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News Release: PlantForm biosimilar performs as well as brand drug in vivo

2012-06-17

Mouse study results show PlantForm drug equivalent to Herceptin® in reducing breast cancer tumour size
GUELPH, ON. (June 17, 2012) - An efficacy study in mice
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Press Release: New Energy Farms announce development of CEEDSTM

2012-06-14

NEF announce development of CEEDSTM, the easy way to establish energy crops.

Ontario (June 13, 2012) New Energy Farms (NEF) has developed a revolutionary
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News Release: New vegetable oil-based lubricant now available in Canada

2012-06-11

Soy 20/20 helps commercialize new Canadian bio-product

Guelph, ON, (June 11, 2012) – A new vegetable oil-based multi-purpose lubricant is now available for sale
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News Release: OFA: Bioamber To Open New Markets For Ontario Farmers

2012-06-01

Guelph, ON (Thursday May 17, 2012) –  The Ontario Federation of Agriculture is pleased with yesterday’s BioAmber announcement to proceed with the construction of a
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Press Release: Foreign Affairs Minister Helps 'Start Up' Canadian Entrepreneurialism

2012-05-02

Ottawa, ON (Wednesday, May 2, 2012)– Canada’s entrepreneurs will get a federal nod of support tonight as Member of Parliament from Ottawa West-Nepean and Foreign
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News Release: Unveiling the Truth About Soy

2012-04-23

Soy 20/20, a pillar organization of the Agri-Technology Commercialization Centre (ATCC), is hoping to boost healthy eating in Canada with the release of a new
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Recognizing Females in Agriculture - The 2012 FCC Rosemary Davis Award Winners

2012-03-28

The Farm Credit Canada Rosemary Davis Award honours women who are active leaders in Canadian agriculture. These women are role models for the
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Telus and the Globe & Mail Present 'The Challenge'

2012-03-19

Calling all small and medium-sized businesses!
The best entrepreneurs thrive on both, and see the challenges not as roadblocks obstructing their way, but as stepping stones
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Press Release: Free Version of Savvy Farmer Launched

2012-02-15

On Tuesday, Guelph-based The Savvy Farmer Inc. announced the launch of Savvy Farmer lite,a free version of its popular Savvy Farmer software.
The "lite"
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Excellence Award for Ag Students

2012-02-13

Each year, the Canadian Farm Business Management Council (CFBMC) collects submissions from agricultural students across Canada and awards three winners with $1,000 towards furthering their
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Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP)

2012-02-06

The Government of Canada has created the CICP program to help kickstart businesses and get their innovative products and services from the lab to the
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Press Release: Four Canadian Companies Merge to Create Sevita International

2012-02-06

PRO Seeds Marketing Inc., Agworks Inc., Hendrick Seeds Inc. and Hendrick AgriFoods merge to form Sevita International Corporation

Inkerman, Ontario January 31, 2012
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Weather INnovations Incorporated Open House

2012-01-16

Weather INnovations Incorporated (WIN), one of Bioenterprise's success stories, specializes in providing turnkey weather based monitoring and modelling solutions for agribusinesses, producer organizations, government agencies,
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