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  • Genetically modified wheat found in Alberta, Japan halts shipments

    Jun 18/18, Category crops/grain

    CALGARY -- The Canadian government is trying to reassure Japan and other trading partners that genetically modified wheat...

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  • Why more farmers are going digital

    Jun 15/18, Category technology

     Darcy Herauf of Odessa, Sask., has a good memory for inputs. But he was glad to have electronic production records backing...

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  • Flea beetles and cutworms emerge as Prairies’ top pests

    Jun 15/18, Category crops/grain

     The top pest vexing Canadian Prairie crop producers so far this growing season is the flea beetle, but cutworms aren’t far...

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  • Competitive pea price support demand

    Jun 15/18, Category crops/grain

     Canada exported 346,000 tonnes of peas in April, with 189,000 tonnes going to China and 86,000 tonnes to Bangladesh. We are...

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  • Island man gets jail time for dumping human sewage on farm field

    Jun 14/18, Category general

    An Island man was sentenced to four months in jail and ordered to pay over $10,000 in compensation in provincial court...

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  • Italy won't ratify EU free-trade deal with Canada, says new farm minister

    Jun 14/18, Category finance

    Italy will not ratify the European Union's free trade agreement with Canada, its new agriculture minister said on Thursday,...

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  • June's killer frosts wiped out more than half of N.S. blueberry crop

    Jun 14/18, Category crops/grain

     The killing frosts of June have been “disastrous” for blueberries and the families who grow them. In Nova Scotia, they say...

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  • Where to find wild horse herds in Canada and why they’re surprisingly controversial

    Jun 13/18, Category livestock

     A controversy has erupted in Alberta over the province’s decision to cull wild horses, leading to a debate about whether or...

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  • How to recognize volatility in a market

    Jun 13/18, Category finance

     Today’s release of the USDA estimates of the supply and demand balance for the 2018-19 marketing year suggests a slightly...

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  • Are farmland values heating up in your region?

    Jun 13/18, Category finance

     The 2017 FCC Farmland Values Report is out. Nationwide, values are up 8.4%. But what does that mean in your part of the...

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