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Canola Council Says China Unwilling To Purchase Canadian Canola Seed

The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) has provided an update on market access challenges affecting all canola seed exports to China.  The organization says while there was some initial optimism tha... read more..

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Alberta Pork Reports A Fourth Confirmed PED Case

A fourth case of the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus has been confirmed in Alberta. Alberta Pork announced the outbreak on Friday, March 15, saying this is the fifth reported case in the provin... read more..

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Ag Ministers Continue To Work On China-Richardson Dilemma

Farmers and members of the agriculture industry are keeping a close eye on China following the Country's recent decision to stop importing canola from Canadian agribusiness, Richardson International. ... read more..

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Carlier Talks Challenges And Opportunities With Beef Producers

 Alberta's Agriculture and Forestry Minister helped kick-off the 16th Annual Alberta Beef industry Conference in Red Deer this week. Oneil Carlier met with a number of industry groups in the mor read more..

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Building Leaders In Agriculture

The Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference in Calgary this week drew a crowd of over 400 women from all aspects of the industry. On Monday, March 11, Catalyst CEO and Partner, Terri Holowath who l... read more..

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Canada Boosts Number Of Dogs in Airports To Protect Pork Industry

On Thursday, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced new funding of up to $31 million to increase the number of detector dogs at Canadian airports to help prevent illeg read more..

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Can Canadians Afford The New Food Guide?

A new study shows the Revised Canada Food Guide released in January is actually cheaper than the old one, but the savings aren't expected to last. The research conducted by Dalhousie University and ... read more..

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New Farm Credit Canada Loan For Women Entrepreneurs

Canada’s newly appointed Agriculture Minister ventured into downtown Calgary this week to highlight the government’s commitment to supporting women in agriculture. Marie-Claude Bibeau, wh... read more..

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Canadian Grain Commission Wants Input On Falling Number And DON

As part of its grain grading modernization initiative, the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) wants to hear from grain sector stakeholders to provide input on whether falling number and deoxynivalenol (D... read more..

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How Many Safety Items Can You Find On Your Farm?

A provincial farm group is celebrating Canadian Agricultural Safety Week with a scavenger hunt. AgSafe Alberta Executive Director, Jody Wacowich, says from March 11-19, they'll post a specific safety... read more..

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Empowering Women In Agriculture

Friday, March 8 is International Women's Day. Many women working in the agriculture sector from across Canada, and even parts of the United States, are gearing up for the Advancing Women in Agricultu... read more..

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Market Analyst Says China Canola Dispute Could Create Short-Term Opportunity

China's decision to stop imports of canola seed from Winnipeg-based Richardson International hasn't had a huge impact on the markets, however it hasn't helped either. That from Neil Townsend, chief read more..

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Farm Credit Canada Boosts Funding Of Food Security Initiative

High River Food Connections has received a $1,000 donation from Farm Credit Canada (FCC). Program Coordinator, Sarah Bruinsma, says their food security initiative runs about 12 community programs. "... read more..

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Olds College Announces New Ag Tech Post-Diploma Certificate

Olds College is offering a new program to address what they call a significant skill gap in agriculture. This week the post-secondary institute announced Alberta Advanced Education has approved their... read more..

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Canola Council Looking For Science-Based Resolution To Richardson-China Issue

The Canola Council of Canada says they're confident in the safety and quality of Canadian canola. Earlier this week, it was reported China has stopped importing canola from Canadian agribusiness, Ric... read more..

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Ag Sector Meets In Calgary To Share Their Two Cents On Policy

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute was in downtown Calgary collecting input from the agriculture sector. They gathered a diverse group of academics, producers and organizations to hear their two... read more..

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Barlow Says Farmers Paying The Price For Liberal Mistakes

 Heightened trade tensions between China and Canada has farmers worried in the Foothills. China has stopped canola shipments coming from Canadian agribusiness, Richardson International, which ex read more..

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Senior Richardson VP Believes They're Being Singled Out By China

Richardson International's license to export canola seed to China was suspended effective March first. This after months of issues raised by China about non-compliant shipments, namely that they had ... read more..

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China-Richardson Canola Dilemma Top Priority For New Ag Minister

Less than a week into the job, Canada's new agriculture minister is dealing with a major issue. Marie-Claude Bibeau says her top priority is dealing with China's decision to halt canola shipments c read more..

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False Positive PED Case Good News For Alberta Pork Sector

One of the two porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus cases reported on Friday turned out to be a false positive. Alberta Pork Executive Director, Darcy Fitzgerald, says it's good news as now there's ... read more..

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Stalemate Continues With India On Pulse Fumigation

Pulse Canada says there hasn't been much movement on the fumigation issue with India. CEO Gordon Bacon said the Prime Ministers of both countries had agreed to have a resolution in place by the end o... read more..

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China Cancels Canola Shipments From Canadian Agribusiness

Canada's largest agribusiness is no longer able to ship canola to China. Sources report a recent Chinese customs document shows Richardson International had its registration cancelled to export canol... read more..

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Alberta Wheat Commission Welcomes Canada's New Ag Minister

The Alberta Wheat Commission had a busy three days at the Lethbridge Ag Expo last week. Commission Chair Gary Stanford was at the trade show on Friday, March 1, which was the same day a new Federal A... read more..

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Combine Optimization Tool Wins Best New Exhibitor At Ag Expo

A business looking to reduce harvest loss won Best New Exhibitor down at the Lethbridge Ag Expo last week. Plus Bushel Business Development Manager, Chris Sobchuk, says their combine optimization too... read more..

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Alberta Pork Says Third PED Case A False Positive

On Friday, March 1, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry reported a third and fourth case of the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus on separate Alberta hog operations. Now the department along with Al... read more..

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The Keys To Calving Success

A veterinarian is reminding producers being prepared is a key to calving success.  Professor at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Claire Windeyer, says it’... read more..

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Canada Gets A New Ag Minister In Cabinet Shuffle

Canada has a new Federal Agriculture Minister. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet Friday morning, moving Prince Edward Island M.P., Lawrence MacAulay, to Veterans-Affairs Ministe... read more..

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Canadian Cattlemen's Association Concerned With New Animal Transport Regulations

The Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) is concerned new Animal Transport Regulations will undermine cattle welfare rather than enhance it In a news release, the CCA says that Agriculture and Ag read more..

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CFA Elects First Female President In 84-Year History

It took 84 years, but the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) has finally elected its first female president. Mary Robinson will take over the position from Ron Bonnett, who stepped down after read more..

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National Grain Week Keeps Farmers Busy in Ottawa

It's the second annual National Grain Week which means farmers from across the country are hard at work in Ottawa. Grain Growers of Canada Chair and Olds area farmer, Jeff Nielsen, says members of th... read more..

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