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Soil Moisture Mission Rockets into Next Phase

AAFC is working with NASA to monitor changes in surface soil moisture on Earth. Learn more.

Image Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech

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What Makes Canadian Potatoes a Powerhouse?

Potatoes are a staple in Canadian cupboards. And for many good reasons! Learn more about what makes Canadian potatoes a powerhouse.

JoAnne Buth, Gerry Ritz, Dr. Julianne Curran and Heather Maskus.

Harper Government Supporting Novel Food Products Using Pulses

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced that the Harper Government is investing $950,000 in pulse research to help the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) identify new, innovative uses for the high-protein, high-fibre family of legumes.

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