Vet school on the range: Family donates cattle ranch to University of Calgary
CALGARY - The University of Calgary has lassoed a $44 million ranch for it veterinary education program. The cattle...
Alberta does not support federal proposal to ban use of strychnine for gophers
EDMONTON - The Alberta government is telling Ottawa it does not support a federal proposal to ban the use of liquid...
Winter-like harvest weather threatens Prairie crops
Western Canada’s harvest weather has been far less than ideal after an already challenging growing season. Frost, pounding...
New rural vet training aims to fill retirement gap
A new program aims to fill the gap left by retiring veterinarians in large or mixed animal practices... Read More
Looking for a job? There's a need in agriculture, industry president says
If you're looking for a job, you'll have a great chance of finding one in agriculture, according to the president of the...
he recent jump in U.S. butter imports? All smooth, says Canadian dairy industry
OTTAWA - More Canadians have likely slathered their late-summer corncobs with American-made butter in recent years — and it...
Canada's flax market is holding up
The domestic flaxseed market does not typically make a lot of headlines. But in the background, cash prices have quietly...
Doug Ford stresses need to protect Ontario farming jobs in NAFTA deal
PAIN COURT, Ont. - Ontario Premier Doug Ford vowed to stand up for the province's farmers during a briefing on NAFTA talks...
Cattlemen's Association opposes proposed ban on strychnine to control gophers
EDMONTON - The Canadian Cattlemen's Association says Ottawa should continue to allow producers to use strychnine to kill...
What does a new high in farm debt mean for the ag sector?
There’s no question the credit landscape is changing: there have been four interest rate hikes from the Bank of Canada since...