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National cattle organization decides to change its name

National cattle organization decides to change its name

The move will see group adopt new name and logo but keep the same acronoym as it attempts to reflect more inclusion.
Quill Lake farmer drills down on precision agriculture benefits

Quill Lake farmer drills down on precision agriculture benefits

Nitrous oxide is more harmful to the climate than carbon dioxide and is increasing in the atmosphere.
Observational learning key to successful farm transition

Observational learning key to successful farm transition

Transitioning farms need to plan for a wide range of contingencies.
Springside 4-H Beef Club holds Achievement Day

Springside 4-H Beef Club holds Achievement Day

The club gives out a big thanks for their Achievement Day judges, sponsors, and volunteers.
Trains at the centre of early rural life

Trains at the centre of early rural life

The rail lines that connected communities across the Prairies brought adventure and wonder for younger residents.
Average crop developing on the Prairies

Average crop developing on the Prairies

Statistics Canada data paints a picture with lots of green in the west and plenty of brown in the east.
Canola may be looking at higher trading range

Canola may be looking at higher trading range

Analyst says it’s still not clear what the range will be, but the short-term floor is expected to be around $800 per tonne.
Agriculture This Week: So much potential in where GM might go

Agriculture This Week: So much potential in where GM might go

I recall years ago sitting entranced by a presentation in Yorkton by futurist and economist Dr. Lowell Catlett who worked at the at New Mexico State University as I recall.
Genome project to help improve bison population

Genome project to help improve bison population

The genome project will help develop vaccines to combat bison diseases.
Canadian wheat estimate disputed

Canadian wheat estimate disputed

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is projecting a 34 million tonne crop, but a Canadian market analyst is doubtful.