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Retired ranchers embrace lake life

Retired ranchers embrace lake life

Saskatchewan producers spent time finding a young couple to take over their operation when they were ready to retire.
House agriculture committee starts session with new chair

House agriculture committee starts session with new chair

The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food has begun its session with a new chair.
Low crop yields, high prices for farmers in 2021

Low crop yields, high prices for farmers in 2021

Climatologists and others who examine weather patterns seem to indicate extreme weather may become the norm in the future.
Agriculture This Week: How big can Prairie canola crush be?

Agriculture This Week: How big can Prairie canola crush be?

Plants have economic impact for communities
Federal program focuses on ag communication

Federal program focuses on ag communication

The AgriCommunication Initiative is intended to help farmers share their stories with the public to increase awareness.
Pet boom increases pulse demand

Pet boom increases pulse demand

Pet food manufacturers in the United States are buying more pulses from Canada as more people buy pets during COVID.
Vaccine resistance may threaten truck traffic

Vaccine resistance may threaten truck traffic

Some companies are considering switching to rail to transport shipments, say experts.
Gene editing policy expected

Gene editing policy expected

Guidance on gene-edited crop regulations in Canada is soon expected from Health Canada.
Opinion: Gene editing another necessary tool for farmers

Opinion: Gene editing another necessary tool for farmers

A Western Producer editorial.
Food inflation alarm sounded

Food inflation alarm sounded

Food prices in Canada are set to rise again soon, say experts.