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Bayer says it hopes to create zero net emissions by 2030

Bayer says it hopes to create zero net emissions by 2030

German company’s commitment to help mitigate climate change would affect every aspect of its global crop operations.
Investigation finds unusual cases of pneumonia in cows

Investigation finds unusual cases of pneumonia in cows

University of Saskatchewan researchers may have discovered a viral bacteria infection connected to recent cow deaths.
Federated posts strong earnings

Federated posts strong earnings

Federated Co-op Ltd. says it will return $353.5M to local co-ops across Western Canada this year.
Parametric insurance arrives

Parametric insurance arrives

The definition of "parametric insurance" looks to be expanding, said experts.
Agriculture This Week: Weather more than immediate concern for farm sector

Agriculture This Week: Weather more than immediate concern for farm sector

Long term weather trends concerning
FCC expands three loan programs aimed at younger producers

FCC expands three loan programs aimed at younger producers

The programs that Farm Credit Canada has changed include the young farmer loan, the young entrepreneur loan and the starter loan.
New technology may soon be unaffordable for mid-sized farms

New technology may soon be unaffordable for mid-sized farms

The market for gently used farm equipment is shrinking, say experts.
Sask. 'Farm TV' YouTubers attract millions of views just acting naturally

Sask. 'Farm TV' YouTubers attract millions of views just acting naturally

SASKATOON - Mike Mitchell shoots first and speaks in the third person later. The Saskatchewan farmer's his breezy, off-the-cuff, third-person narration from behind a phone camera has attracted millions of online views for his YouTube channel.
Trees, drought and climate change

Trees, drought and climate change

Farmers will need to build resilience into their operations if agriculture is to survive and thrive. Trees, specifically shelterbelts, can play a major role
Are we looking at a prairie price drop?

Are we looking at a prairie price drop?

The last time farmland values dropped in that province was 2001