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Government Invests In Swine Health Surveillance

  The Government of Canada has announced it will invest up to $1.5 million in the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) to adopt a virus detection system to support animal health. Funded under the Canadi read more..

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CFA Welcomes Senate Committee's Report On Climate Change

In a report released Tuesday, the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry says the federal government must protect Canada’s agriculture and forestry sectors from rising costs associated wit... read more..

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USDA Releases 'Vanilla' Dec WASDE Report

'Vanilla' is the term being used to describe the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) December World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report. That from Dan Basse, presiden read more..

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Province's Conservation Trust Now Accepting Proposals

The Manitoba government is looking for projects that conserve and enhance natural infrastructure and support the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan. “When we launched the Conservation Trus... read more..

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Fall Cattle Run Winding Down

  The fall cattle run is slowly coming to a close. Brian Perillat is a senior analyst with Canfax. "Certainly volumes have eased up quite a bit, maybe half of where they were in the peak run. read more..

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Autonomous Power Platform DOT Hits The Market Next Year

Farmers will be able to buy a driverless machine next year to use in their fields. The autonomous u-shaped power platform, dot, carries sprayer, grain cart, and seeder implements, and has been desi read more..

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FCC Continues Support Of 4-H Canada

  Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is continuing its support of 4-H Canada, by providing $114,250 to 233 clubs across the country as part of the FCC 4-H Club Fund. The fund is part of FCC’s $250, read more..

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Manitoba Ag Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations

  Nominations are now open for the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame's Class of 2019. The deadline to submit an entry is January 15th. “We are proud to continue to uphold the tradition read more..

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Autonomous Technology Coming To Fields In The Next Five Years

The rapid change in crop protection technology was one the topics presented at the Farm Forum Event in Calgary. On Wednesday, December 5, Warren Bills with xarvio Digital Farming Solutions shared his... read more..

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Queen's University Doctor Questions Motives Behind New Canada Food Guide

There's a lot of attention being paid to the new, revised Canada Food Guide, which has yet to be released. Dr. Andrew Samis is a general surgeon and ICU doctor at Queen's University in Ontario. He read more..

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CP Rail Unveils New High-Efficiency Trains

Earlier this week, CP Rail unveiled its next generation of grain transportation at the G3 Pasqua elevator near Moose Jaw, Sask. The 8,500-foot High Efficiency Product (HEP) train features new, and hi... read more..

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Province To Hold Consultations On Mandatory Entry-Level Training For Truck Drivers

The Manitoba government says it will move forward with a broad consultation with industry and other affected stakeholders on mandatory entry-level training (MELT) for truck drivers in the province. &... read more..

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Dairy Industry Celebrated In Winnipeg

Dairy farmers gathered in Winnipeg this week for the Manitoba Dairy Conference. The three-day event, which features meetings, speakers, and a trade show, wraps up on Friday. David Wiens is chair of ... read more..

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Government Announces Second Phase Of Dairy Farm Investment Program

  The Government of Canada is helping dairy farmers to find new ways to improve productivity and efficiency in their operations. On Thursday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence M read more..

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Statistics Canada Releases Production Report

  Canadian farmers reported increased production of wheat and barley in 2018, while canola, corn for grain, soybeans and oat production was down from the previous year. Despite dry conditions read more..

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U.S. Wheat Farmer Shares His Struggles With Selling Grain To Canada

A wheat grower from Montana shared his struggles with the invisible 49th parallel at Agri-Trade in Red Deer, Alberta last month. Previously, American farmers growing registered Canadian wheat varieti... read more..

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Maritimer Serving As New Canadian Angus Association President

In 112 years of Canadian Angus Association history, only four presidents have hailed from the Maritimes. President Trevor Welch is from Western New Brunswick, and was at the Farm Fair International i... read more..

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Canola Council of Canada Outlines New Direction

The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) has outlined new directions the organization will take in 2019 and beyond to respond to the changing priorities and needs of the Canadian canola value chain. The rev... read more..

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AGT Announces Details On Privatization

Details have been released regarding the agreement to privatize Saskatchewan-based AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. The buyer group will offer $18 per common share, which is a premium of 36.7 per cent t... read more..

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Manitoba Beef Producers Pass 16 Resolutions At Fall District Meetings

Sixteen resolutions were passed at Manitoba Beef Producers fall district meetings and will now be debated at the group's AGM to be held February 7th in Brandon. The 14 district meetings were held in O... read more..

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Farmland Taxes Discussed At KAP's Fall District Meetings

Farmland property taxes and the upcoming education review were hot topics of discussion as Keystone Agricultural Producers wrapped up its fall district meetings Monday night in Deloraine. "We have se... read more..

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Food Expected To Cost More In 2019

  The average Canadian family is expected to spend $411 more on food in 2019 than in 2018. According to 2019 edition of Canada's Food Price Report, the total cost of healthy food for the averag read more..

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Politics Influencing Forward Hog Contract Prices

  Forward hog contract prices opened the week mixed. Tyler Fulton is the Director of Risk Management with Hams Marketing Services. "They are maintaining a very volatile trend...We're seeing a read more..

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Canola Council Promotes Value Of Canola Meal To Dairy Industry

The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) is continuing to demonstrate the value of canola meal for dairy producers. Gordon Speirs, a dairy manager at Shiloh Dairy in Wisconsin, participated in a recent on-... read more..

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NDSU Study Documents Impacts Of Fusarium Head Blight

DON (deoxynivalenol) and Fusarium head blight affect the entire wheat industry, from the farmer all the way to end user. Dr. William Wilson of North Dakota State University was involved in a study th... read more..

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Alberta, Ontario Young Farmers Bring Home Awards At Winnipeg Gala

Alberta and Ontario were this year's winners of the Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers awards. A banquet was held in Winnipeg Friday night. Jinel Ference operates Double F Farms in Kirriemuir, Albert... read more..

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Dairy Farmers Say Trudeau Government Has Broken Another Promise

Canadian dairy farmers are less than pleased with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The final text of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement was signed Friday, November 30 in Argentina at the G20 Sum... read more..

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China No Longer The Biggest U.S. Soybean Buyer

China has fallen from their top spot as the biggest buyer of U.S. soybeans. Argentina has replaced China as the number one buyer due to recent trade tensions between China and the United States. All... read more..

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Bayer To Release Glyphosate Study Summaries To Create Public Trust

  Chemical giant Bayer will be opening it's books on glyphosate to be more transparent with the public. On Friday, December 7 safety study summaries of glyphosate, which is the active ingredien read more..

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Canadian Grain Commission Updating Eastern Wheat Class Structure

  The Canadian Grain Commission is updating its Eastern wheat class structure. Effective July 1, 2019, the Canada Eastern Other Wheat (CEOW) class will be created to provide a class for varieti read more..

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