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Ukrainian war expected to reduce barley supply

Ukrainian war expected to reduce barley supply

Analyists talking about the Ukraine-Russia war's impacts on grain exports aren't looking critically enough at barley, say some.
Move into cheese making required leap of faith

Move into cheese making required leap of faith

Saskatchewan man leaves his desk job behind as he learns how to make cheese by hand using locally produced milk
Ag policy framework left out of federal budget

Ag policy framework left out of federal budget

Producers want Ottawa to increase the amount of money available to help them pay for new environmental initiatives
China floats ‘kooky’ wheat trade idea

China floats ‘kooky’ wheat trade idea

A business publication controlled by the Chinese Communist Party is suggesting that China should wean itself off of Canadian wheat in favour of Russian wheat.
Finger pointed at Sask. as wild pigs spread in Manitoba

Finger pointed at Sask. as wild pigs spread in Manitoba

Wild pig hot spots in Saskatchewan include the Battlefords area and the northeastern grain belt.
B.C. to double number of subsidized vet college seats

B.C. to double number of subsidized vet college seats

The decision means some students at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine will now pay only regular tuition.
Major events being cancelled due to Avian Flu

Major events being cancelled due to Avian Flu

Lloyd Ex cancels event after order comes down from top veterinarian.
Weighing the risks of autonomous agriculture

Weighing the risks of autonomous agriculture

AI offers great promise for efficient food production but more work needs to be done before it can be left unsupervised.
Opinion: Food sector must up couponing game

Opinion: Food sector must up couponing game

A Western Producer column from Dalhousie University professor Sylvain Charlebois.
Persuading farmers to cut emissions could be uphill battle

Persuading farmers to cut emissions could be uphill battle

Critics of Ottawa’s fertilizer emissions strategy say producers don’t have a strong enough incentive to lower production.