A Canadian company gets FDA approval for a new animal feed designed to cut global greenhouse gas emissions
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:24:43 GMT
The approval gives Agrisoma agricultural license to commercialize a protein byproduct of the Carinata oilseed.
AGCO Appoints Suzanne Clark to Board of Directors
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:26:10 GMT
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today the election of Suzanne Clark, Senior Executive Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to its Board of Directors effective immediately.
Canola Council Of Canada Tips For This Week
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:24:22 GMT
Farmers who didn’t get the cash return they expected from unharvested canola 2016 fields are wondering about the economics of planting those same fields back to canola in 2017.
Team Alberta Holds Call With Minister About The Dire Status Of Unharvested Acres
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:16:33 GMT
Team Alberta held a conference call this morning with Agriculture and Forestry Minister Oneil Carlier and senior officials from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry and Alberta Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) to stress the need for immediate intervention into the dire situation with unharvested crops around the province.
Grain Commission Should Scrap User Fees In 2018 To Reduce Surplus
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:14:32 GMT
Alberta Barley is asking the Canadian Grain Commission to reduce user fees to $0 for the 2018 crop year in order to start balancing the books from the over $107 million being carried in the CGC revolving fund.
Using CropChoice
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:09:58 GMT
Next we continue our series on using CropChoice$. Emmanuel Anum Laate, senior crop economist with Alberta Agriculture, discusses how producers can use CropChoice$ to give probabilities for achieving margins.
Weekly Grains And Oilseeds Market Summary
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:07:47 GMT
First off today, as we do every Friday, we get an update on the grains and oilseeds markets.
AFSC Board Of Directors Announced
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:06:22 GMT
After almost a year of operating with an interim board of directors, Agriculture Financial Services Corporation, AFSC, now has a new permanent board of directors.
Conservative Trade Critic Travelling The Prairies
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:03:44 GMT
Conservative Trade Critic Gerry Ritz spending some time on the road touring the prairies and talking with producers about the challenges they're facing.
Trudeau Visits Prairies To Show Support For Farmers
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:58:36 GMT
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay were in Gray, Saskatchewan Thursday.
Researchers Looking At Strip Tillage
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:57:19 GMT
About a quarter of the agricultural crop land in Manitoba is under zero tillage.
Insects Will Soon Be A Concern For Farmers
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:55:58 GMT
While farmers are now busy preparing for spring seeding, it won't be long before the crops are up and there's insects to worry about.
Manitoba Agriculture Advises Best Management Practices For Disease Prevention
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:53:50 GMT
Manitoba Agriculture reminds farmers to follow best management and disease-prevention practices as they begin seeding their 2017 crops.
Wheat Growers Survey Conservative Party Of Canada Leadership Candidates
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:47:55 GMT
Today, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association released the results of their survey on public policy, grain farming, and the agriculture sector, as submitted to each of the Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidates in March.
Wheat Growers Call For Action On Cross-Border Wheat Trade
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:45:10 GMT
The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association are concerned with respect to the open wheat market and cross-border trade with the United States, and we call on the Government of Canada to take action to harmonize regulations and ensure the free flow of wheat between Canada and the United States.
Weed pressure rises in fields this spring
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:24:52 GMT
Temperature and rainfall has allowed some weeds to flourish earlier than usual
New Holland sets soybean harvest record
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:10:40 GMT
New Holland harvested 222 acres in eight hours
Prime Minister Trudeau visits Saskatchewan farm
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:50:18 GMT
Trudeau spent Thursday morning asking farmers questions about machinery
Agriculture’s place in the 2017 Ontario budget
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:19:08 GMT
Ontario's ag minister says broadband connectivity is a valuable tool for farmers
SHIC Working with US and Cdn Pork to Decrease Disease Transmission
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:18:41 GMT
Dr. Paul Sundberg, executive director of the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), is participating with swine industry representatives from both US and Canada to create and implement industry-wide, North American standard operating procedures (SOPs) for transportation biocontainment
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