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Cowboy way of life celebrated on Ted Isaac’s ranch

Cowboy way of life celebrated on Ted Isaac’s ranch

( see photo gallery below ) From a young age, Ted Isaac had always dreamed of riding the range with just his horse for companionship.

Ag Transport Coalition railway performance measurement report

The Ag Transport Coalition released a review of railway service performance on August 20 for the 2014/15 grain year.

Scientists share midge attacking parasitoids with neighbours

Wheat midge, a non-native pest that feeds on developing wheat kernels, is a serious economic threat to farmers, especially in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Lure of the lingonberry: win-win for northern agriculture and heart health

Chances are you have never heard of lingonberries, but they are to Scandinavians what cranberries are to North Americans – a favourite accompaniment to many popular food dishes.

A natural turbo boost for newly cleared land

A technique to turn newly cleared land into lush forage and grain fields more quickly could help make Newfoundland and Labrador self-sufficient in livestock feed and save millions a year.

Canadian government establishes market access for beef to Ukraine

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast, announced in July that the Government of Canada has opened the Ukrainian market for beef (from cattle under 30 months) and ready-to-eat meat.

Ways to improve preserving bovine eggs

Preserving genetic material is an important way to ensure the long-term viability of Canada’s agriculture sector, because it ensures scientists will have diverse genetic material for future breeding, according to a release from Agriculture and AgriFo

Farmers Edge appoints new chief technology officer

Farmers Edge has appointed Kevin Grant, PhD, as chief technology officer (CTO) to drive the Company’s existing precision agriculture technology platform and accelerate the potential of its big data capabilities.

Crop Logistics Working Group identifies efficiencies in grain handling system

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced in July that the Crop Logistics Working Group (CLWG) has completed its final report, identifying ways to improve the grain handling and transportation system across Canada.

Representatives of 13 countries attended the International Durum Wheat Program

Representatives from 13 countries attended the International Durum Wheat Program at Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) in Winnipeg last month.
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