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  • Think global, act local: Supply and demand factors in commodity markets

    Jun 19/18, Category finance

     Global and U.S. stocks-to-use ratios are powerful tools to understand future commodity price trends. Marketing commodities...

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  • U.S. not trying to get Canada to end supply management: agriculture secretary

    Jun 18/18, Category finance

     MIDGELL, P.E.I. - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Canada's Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay emerged from...

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  • Get ready for the 'internet of cows': Farmers use technology to shake up agriculture

    Jun 18/18, Category livestock technology

    MONTREAL -- Get ready for the "internet of cows." Generations of farmers have relied on knowledge and family expertise to...

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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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