- Thank you to all who attended the Think Wheat meetings in Rosetown and Humboldt. The presentations from each speaker are below.
- For me, one of the highlights of any convention or conference is meeting new people and, of course, being able to engage in conversation with them.
- As a result, the PST will apply to premiums for the Crop Insurance Program and the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP) starting on July 1, 2017.
- All this week we’ve been hearing from Trevor Wallace nutrient management specialist about how to best manage unharvested crop.
- Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnet says he's pleased with what he saw in Wednesday's federal budget announcement.
- The federal agriculture critic says he’s not giving the new budget a passing grade.
- The poultry industry says campaign claims are inaccurate
Family Farms Targeted by Activists: Canadian Chicken Farmers Proud to Raise the Chicken that Canadians TrustCanada’s chicken farmers are appalled by the inaccurate and irresponsible portrayal of Canadian chicken production that is being used to target retail and foodservice companies.
- The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) says the 2017 federal budget clearly signals the government’s recognition that Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector is primed to drive a new era of economic growth that will benefit all Canadians
- We’re excited to let you know about the latest updates that we made to the Agricultural Information Atlas (AIA)
- The Chair of Manitoba Pork says pork producers are looking for more clarity as dates approach for final changes to Canada's new Pig Code of Practice and its incorporation into the Canadian Pork Excellence program.
- A program being offered by the Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan in partnership with Sask Pork is helping the province's pork producers access equipment which will help them comply with new animal welfare requirements under Canada's Pig Code of Practice.
Lauchie and Jolene MacEachern of Debert, NS have been selected as the Atlantic regionâ€™s Outstanding Young Farmers for their achievementsLauchie and Jolene MacEachern of Debert, NS have been selected as the Atlantic region’s Outstanding Young Farmers for their achievements
- The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ) started a new maple industry tradition in Quebec by holding an official ceremony to launch the 2017 sugar season.
- Ontario is enhancing the competitiveness of the greenhouse sector by supporting the development of innovative new technologies, encouraging investments in greenhouse agriculture and boosting productivity.
- March 23, 2017 – Greenhouse vegetable farmers in Ontario were happy to learn of the new Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative announced earlier today.
- The Coalition to Advance Precision Agriculture (CAPA) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.DiscoverPrecisionAg.org.
- Ranchers running beef cattle on dry and dusty landscapes should consider smaller cows to get the best out of their herd.
- When disaster strikes in rural America, you can always count on a neighbor to pitch in and lend a helping hand.It is who we are and it is part of our tradition and heritage.In times of large-scale devastation, all of us working in U.S. agriculture feel the effect because we know that our lives and our futures are inextricably linked.
- Wideman co-owns Minto Ag in Harriston, Ontario
- Continuous manure applicators can help farmers extend their application season
- Gino Castonguay has been appointed by the Canadian Grain Commission as Chief Grain Inspector for Canada, replacing Randy Dennis, who has retired.
- Soy Canada supports Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s intention, outlined in yesterday’s budget, to capitalize on the future growth of the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector.
- The federal government released its 2017 Budget, highlighting innovation in agriculture
- The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association commented on the federal and provincial budgets tabled this afternoon, as well as those tabled and impending during this 2017 budget cycle.
- Farmers weren’t too surprised to see the changes made to the agriculture sector in Wednesday’s budget. Funding stayed around the same, but some exemptions like ones for fuel were changed.
- Alberta Agriculture is hosting a webinar on the ins and outs of food regulation as it applies to Alberta approved farmers’ market sales.
- Unharvested crop and disease – what’s the story?
- So, as we’ve just heard from Mike Harding, the final option to deal with unharvested and unsalvageable crops may be burning.
- The 2017 Saskatchewan government budget has some tough measures for the rural economy.
- Cattle prices across Saskatchewan were mainly moving upward in the latest weekly summary from the Saskatchewan ministry of Agriculture.
- Newest rabies confirmation forces Ontario to increase disease prevention practices
- The Events Coordinator with the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba reports the 2017 Royal Manitoba Winter Fair Pork Quality Competition has attracted a full slate of entries.
- The Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says, despite higher costs and reduced supports, agriculture fared well under Saskatchewan's latest provincial budget.
- The 2017 federal budget announced today in Parliament clearly signals the government's recognition that Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector is primed to drive a new era of economic growth that will benefit all Canadians, says the Canadian Federation of Agriculture.
- Canada’s meat packing and processing industry welcomes investments in food safety and innovation in Budget 2017 that was tabled today.
- As Canada’s “food university,” the University of Guelph is applauding the federal government for investing in food and agriculture in the 2017 budget to grow Canada’s economy, said president Franco Vaccarino.
- CN Rail says grain movement is on record pace after a slow start last fall, due to wet conditions at harvest.
- Daily Herald
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