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(Media Planet) Game-Changing Solutions for Agriculture
“Advancements in genomics can provide game-changing, sustainable solutions for farmers now, and into the future. For example, the dairy industry was one of the first to introduce genomics selection, which has enabled the industry to triple milk production over the last decade,” says Dr. Bettina Hamelin, President and CEO of Ontario Genomics. “By using genomics in breeding efforts, we can also reduce pesticides and fungicides in growing plants and the use of antibiotics in livestock.” Read more from Media Planet here.