|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