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  • Incurable deer-killing disease spreading across North America

    Feb 19/19, Category general

    A deadly disease with no known cure is killing deer in dozens of states and multiple provinces. Chronic wasting disease...

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  • New CEO named for Western Fair District as big changes planned

    Feb 19/19, Category general

    Putting the emphasis back on agriculture, the Western Fair District has named a new CEO who is expected to lead a...

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  • Stormy weather impacts 2019 insect forecast

    Feb 15/19, Category crops/grain

    Experts say insect pressure this growing season will depend significantly on weather patterns from the United States. And...

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  • Green seed a challenge for some canola producers

    Feb 15/19, Category crops/grain

    Challenging harvest conditions in 2018 downgraded western canola, but some options may still be open to affected...

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  • Alberta farmers say new trucking rules will hurt their operations

    Feb 15/19, Category general

    Alberta farmers say new rules for training and testing commercial drivers – enacted in the wake of the Humboldt Broncos bus...

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  • Large oyster farms planned for southeastern Alaska

    Feb 14/19, Category general

    Large oyster farms have been proposed for southeast Alaska, marking potential growth in marine life cultivation for food...

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  • My Farmland

    Feb 14/19, Category general

    My Farmland explores how Chinese investment is affecting Canada’s agricultural sector by following three families: two in...

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  • StatsCan reports drop in field crop stock numbers for 2018

    Feb 14/19, Category crops/grain

    Last week, Statistics Canada came out with its Canadian grain stocks report as of Dec. 31 report. To close out the 2018...

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  • As a farmer, I'm sick of being harassed online by animal rights activists

    Feb 13/19, Category general

    Another Veganuary came and went. As the calendar page was turned, a collective sigh of annoyed relief went up around the...

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  • What's stopping the people who want to help food security?

    Feb 13/19, Category real estate

    Sarah Pritchett went from curious to shocked when she began looking for farmland in Newfoundland and Labrador. At 29 years...

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