Minister MacAulay Strengthens Agricultural Trade Partnership with Mexico
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:14:20 GMT
Growing Canada's agricultural trade with Mexico is a key economic driver that will help create more long-term growth and good jobs that benefit the middle-class. Bilateral agri-trade between Canada and Mexico reached $4.2 billion in 2016.
Farm Management Enthusiasts Gather in Ottawa to Showcase Excellence
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:12:00 GMT
Farm Management Canada (FMC) held its annual national Agricultural Excellence Conference in Ottawa from November 21st to the 23rd, welcoming over 240 farm management enthusiasts from across Canada.
Facebook co-founder tours Missouri egg farm
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:30:01 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg calls the hard work at Stanton Brothers Eggs “inspiring to see”
Leading Edge Equipment wants to help farmers and equipment manufacturers
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:11:00 GMT
The organization is geared towards smaller equipment manufacturers, due to changes in the agricultural industry
New executive named to Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame board
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:09:39 GMT
The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame Association (CAHFA) announced its 2018 board of directors recently, including newly named President Guy Charbonneau and Vice President Trish Jordan.
B.C. groups propose designation of BX Ranch as an agricultural park
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:36:07 GMT
Local politicians are considering selling remaining parts of the ranch, but citizens want it left untouched
Clubroot Infested Areas of Alberta 2017
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:22:09 GMT
Clubroot is a serious soil-borne disease of canola, mustard and cole crops, and is a declared pest under Alberta’s Agricultural Pests Act.
Faba Bean Feed Benchmark
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:18:34 GMT
Prices for barley rose slightly in Manitoba and Saskatchewan but remained unchanged in Alberta over the past two weeks.
Pulse Market Insight
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:17:43 GMT
How Much Turmoil for New-Crop Markets£
Year-end Tax Management
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:13:23 GMT
On yesterday’s program, Joel Bokenfohr, manager, business structures and financial policy with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, discussed what producers should be thinking about as the year comes to an end.
Wheat Breeding at Lacombe
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:11:37 GMT
On yesterday’s program we heard about barley research at the Field Crop Development Centre in Lacombe.
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:10:38 GMT
First off today, as we do every Friday, we get an update on the grains and oilseeds markets.
Canola Council encouraged by efforts to advance trade relations with China
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:08:24 GMT
Earlier this week in Beijing, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang concluded the second Annual Leaders’ Dialogue between Canada and China.
Market Analysis
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:01:17 GMT
Speaker: Steve Meyer, vice president with EMI Analytics
New Program Supporting Low-carbon Innovation for Industry
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:49:38 GMT
Helping Fight Climate Change and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Pollution in Ontario
Will Consumers Pay More for Verified Sustainable Beef£
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:46:30 GMT
Canada’s beef farmers hope to learn whether their customers, and ultimately consumers, will pay more for sustainably produced beef coming from a verified production system
Growing Forward 2 helps Ontario greenhouse veggies go global
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:43:28 GMT
Ontario’s greenhouse cucumbers have strengthened their presence in the United States and will soon be on the market in Asia. That’s due to Growing Forward 2 (GF2) funding that the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) was able to access for various market development initiatives.
Effectively Managing Stripe Rust
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:40:05 GMT
In 2016 the milder winter conditions resulted in early leaf and stripe rust infections in Tennessee and Kentucky. This resulted in rust spores being blown into Ontario earlier than we typically see. By mid-May 2016, stripe rust was prevalent in most areas of southwestern Ontario. Growers who selected tolerant varieties or applied a foliar fungicide were able to keep the disease at bay.
Canada expands agri-food market access in China
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:36:43 GMT
Trade is a priority for the Government of Canada as a key driver of the economy, helping to creating new market opportunities for Canadian businesses, including for Canada’s farmers and food processors.
Importance of Chinese Market for Canadian Pork Expands
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:33:49 GMT
The Manager of Public Relations with the Canadian Pork Council says China is quickly becoming a key market for the Canadian pork sector.
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