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Keep it covered, green and growing is Soil Champion’s motto
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:38:23 GMT
For Dan Breen, soil is a living, active bio-system that needs protecting. It’s like the “skin” of the earth, he believes, and much like people cover their bare skin when going outside in the winter, fields too need covering to protect them from the elements.
Saskatchewan rancher adds bicycles to already unique farm landscape
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:04:47 GMT
A display of 100 bicycles sits on top of fence posts in Carievale, Sask.
Celebrating ag opportunities during National FFA Week
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:53:49 GMT
National FFA Week celebrations continue until Feb. 24
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board buys more shares in Monsanto
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:52:07 GMT
The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board purchased an additional 8,000 shares in Monsanto during the fourth quarter of 2017
Multi Shelter Solutions owner now a published author
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:06:03 GMT
Proceeds from Norm Eygenraam's greenhouse book will be donated to a local food bank
Swine Innovation Porc Commends Minister’s Commitment to Smooth Transition to Canadian Agricultural Partnership
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:22:11 GMT
Stewart Cressman, the Chair of Swine Innovation Porc, is commending Canada’s Minister of Agriculture for his commitment to ensuring a smooth transition from Growing Forward 2 to the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership
OFA hosts joint Queen’s Park event on economic development priorities
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:20:26 GMT
Four provincial organizations shared their voices at Queen’s Park today to strengthen the message to all political candidates that investments in rural communities offer benefits to all Ontarians. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), together with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus made a joint announcement on the value of spreading future economic development dollars across the province.
Agri-food development centre proves if you build it, they will come
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:11:06 GMT
It’s been nearly two years since the Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre (OAFVC) opened its doors to grow the agriculture and food industry in Eastern Ontario and the results are outstanding.
Abandoned oil wells could drain Alberta taxpayers
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:10:17 GMT
The increasing number of abandoned wells in Alberta has surpassed what the industry-supported clean-up fund can handle. And these reclamation costs could be passed onto Alberta taxpayers if the province’s energy regulator loses an upcoming Supreme Court appeal.
Field Selection for Red Lentils
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:05:14 GMT
On yesterday’s program, we heard about growing field pea is different that growing lentil.
Alberta Agriculture Booth at Ag Expo
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:04:05 GMT
If you have questions about environmental farm plans (EFP’s), you should plan on attending this year’s Ag Expo in Lethbridge.
Higher Legume Pasture Project
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:03:15 GMT
We’ve got a couple of High Legume Pasture seminars coming up, which are taking a look at the higher legume pasture project with sainfoin.
A scientist with the University of Saskatchewan says crops fertilized with liquid swine manure can outperform crops fertilized with conventional commercial fertilizers.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:00:17 GMT
A scientist with the University of Saskatchewan says crops fertilized with liquid swine manure can outperform crops fertilized with conventional commercial fertilizers.
More Meetings Added To Study The New Canada Food Guide
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:55:37 GMT
After some pressure from the agriculture sector, the Standing Committee on Health has indicated additional meetings will be added to study Canada's New Food Guide.
KAP President Concerned Rail Backlog Could Hurt Grain Bids
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:54:25 GMT
Keystone Agricultural Producers President Dan Mazier isn't impressed with how the railways have performed so far this winter. He says this is probably the worse it's been since stats started to be recorded.
Corn Growers Board In Favour Of Amalgamation
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:53:17 GMT
The Manitoba Corn Growers Association (MCGA) held its Annual General Meeting last week at CropConnect.
Saskatchewan farmers livid over underwhelming grain movement performance
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:51:28 GMT
New numbers on grain movement have angered Saskatchewan farmers.
First Nations community in rural northern Ontario receives new award
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:35:12 GMT
The Eabametoong First Nation is one of the five recipients of the first-ever Rural Ontario Leaders Awards.
Farmers voice concerns about crop insurance to local lawmakers
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:50:02 GMT
Crop insurance is vital to the current and next generation of farmers, producers tell their local representatives
BRANDT Opens New Formulations Lab in Illinois
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:42:17 GMT
Lab will enable sophisticated QC testing and new formulations development
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