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Feb 6

How is the Lacombe Field Crop Development Centre working for farmers?

Posted on Feb 6 By: Sydney Duhaime

Mark MacNaughton, director of the Field Crop Development Centre (FCDC) in Lacombe, discusses how FCDC’s barley research programs benefit farmers through the study of variety development, disease resistance and lodging resistance.

Later in this video, Flavio Capettini, head of research at FCDC, explains how FCDC’s programs, such as the barley-breeding program, are reflective of the demands for feed, food and malt barley in the global marketplace.

Click the video above to learn about how FCDC works for you–our farmer members.

A special thanks goes out to the Lacombe FCDC for their participation and cooperation in this video. Enjoy.


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