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  • Canola pricing resilient amid weaker demand for oilseeds

    Jun 12/19, Category crops/grain

    Strong demand for oilseeds has lifted farm receipts from $4.9 billion in 2009 to $9.3 billion in 2018, an 82% increase. But...

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  • Trump and Biden head to Iowa in a potential 2020 preview

    Jun 11/19, Category general

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- After months of jabbing each other from afar, U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will...

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  • 'The devil is in the details': Single-use plastics ban planned for 2021

    Jun 11/19, Category general

    ‘The devil is in the details’, single-use plastics ban planned for 2021 The federal government announced a plan to ban some...

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  • Solid strategies help producers improve profits

    Jun 11/19, Category general financial crops/grain

    Farmers can greatly benefit from writing commodity marketing strategies that include their cost of production, informed...

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  • Foreign farm workers grounded by new security rules

    Jun 10/19, Category crops/grain general

    An Ottawa farmer who's waited six weeks for seasonal labourers to come help plant his crops says new restrictions on foreign...

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  • Pilot program bringing flock of sheep to Living Prairie Museum

    Jun 10/19, Category livestock general

    A flock of sheep is heading to Winnipeg’s Living Prairie Museum, as part of a pilot program to see if their grazing will...

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  • Bones found in Quebec national park confirmed to be from 1847 shipwreck

    Jun 10/19, Category general

    Human remains discovered in Quebec’s Gaspe region in 2011 and 2016 were those of Irish immigrants who died in a shipwreck in...

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  • More than 25 per cent of pesticides used in U.S. are banned in Europe, study finds

    Jun 07/19, Category general

    More than a quarter of the total volume of pesticides used in U.S. agriculture are banned in the European Union, and 3 per...

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  • CFA calls for changes to government's farmer aid programs amid trade disruptions

    Jun 07/19, Category finance crops/grain

    OTTAWA - The Canadian Federation of Agriculture wants immediate changes to Canada's programs to protect farmers from income...

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  • Understand the benefits of long-term land leases

    Jun 07/19, Category general

    Long-term land leases have both positives and negatives for landlords and renters, experts say, and it's important all...

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