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Canadian Federation of Agriculture President weighs in on trade issues

There's been a number of recent developments on the agricultural trade front, with talk lately that U.S. President Trump is exploring the notion of rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with hopes…

Handling stress this spring

An Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist says, just like farmers maintain their equipment, they also need to prep themselves for the busy season ahead. Glen Blahey with the Canadian Agricultural…

Update on CN Rail's grain movement progress

CN Rail says they delivered 6,038-grain cars across Western Canada last week, exceeding their weekly target of 5,000-grain cars. They say they've delivered over 5,500-grain cars for six consecutive…

Possible strike at CP Rail

The possibility of a strike at CP Rail could be bad news for farmers who have already dealt with rail delays this year. Train conductors, engineers, and signal maintainers have been operating without…

Former Honey Bee GM Brad Nelson Passes

A longtime member of the agricultural community in southwest Saskatchewan is being mourned today. Brad Nelson, former General Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Honey Bee Manufacturing, passed…

Ministry of Agriculture set to conduct more extensive clubroot survey

After clubroot was discovered in Saskatchewan last year, canola growers will be watching their fields more closely as they start to plant this year’s crop. Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture will…

50 years of Red Angus Registration in Canada

50 years ago the Red Angus breed was officially approved for registration in the Canadian Angus herdbook. The Canadian Cattlemen's Association says the first record of Red Angus in Canada is the…

Canola straw used as a source of roughage by more producers

More producers are now baling their canola straw for use as a source of roughage for their cattle herds. Many have made the assumption that the straw left behind when harvesting canola would be too…

Executive Vice President of CN Rail apologizes for grain Backlog

On Tuesday, CN Rail's Executive Vice President was in Edmonton talking with farm groups. Sean Finn says he wanted to come to Alberta to apologize for the grain backlog in person. "In March we did…

Cereals Canada continues to push for formal complaint against Italy

Cereals Canada President Cam Dahl says Canada continues to withhold from shipping durum wheat into Italy. The reason is that Italy has implemented Country of Origin Labelling on its pasta, which…

Barlow in Guatemala touring Canadian Foodgrains Bank projects

Foothills MP and Associate Ag Critic, John Barlow, is seeing first hand the effect Canadian agriculture producers are having across the world. Barlow is touring the works of the Canadian Foodgrains…

Record funding for Ag research in provincial budget

A record amount of funding for ag research was announced in Tuesday’s provincial budget. Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart says one thing he’s pleased with is a record $31.8 million of the $378.6…

USDA releases April WASDE report

The USDA released its April World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report on Tuesday.The USDA released its April World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report on…

Keep it Clean this growing season

More than 85 per cent of Canada’s pulse production is exported to markets all over the world. Manager of Market Access and Trade Policy for Pulse Canada, Mac Ross, says it's important for farmers to…

2018 Canadian Western Agribition profits over $270,000

Spring has only just started, but preparations are already underway for the 2018 edition of Canadian Western Agribition, set for November 19 to 24 in Regina. The organization held its annual meeting…

Ag Minister discusses rail transportation and trade dispute

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay discussed the current rail backlog during a stop in Winnipeg last week. MacAulay said if Bill C-49 passes, it won't solve the issue right away, but it…

Soil testing window closing with winter temperatures

With extended winter conditions across the prairies, the window for spring soil testing may become even shorter. Soil testing is recommended to determine what nutrient levels are in the ground for…

U.S.-China trade dispute would hurt more than help Canadian soybean industry

The executive director of Soy Canada says if China goes ahead with a 25 per cent tariff on U.S. soybeans, it will have a significant impact in the global marketplace. Ron Davidson notes the…

Farmers Business Network expands to Canada

The Farmer's Business Network is expanding its presence in Canada. The network is a website where farmers can share their agronomic data anonymously, and buy inputs online that will be delivered…

Conversation between CN Rail and farm group leaders encouraging

CN Rail Executive Vice President Sean Finn met with Saskatchewan’s farm group leaders this week in an open discussion on issues surrounding grain transportation. Todd Lewis, President of the…

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