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Spring seeding starting in southeast Sask

Spring seeding starting in southeast Sask

Rare early start for area producers.
Recent precipitation welcome, but more needed

Recent precipitation welcome, but more needed

Northern Alberta is particularly dry this spring, but even areas that are receiving rain have low soil moisture reserves.
Railway strike vote dismays farmers

Railway strike vote dismays farmers

Grain Growers of Canada calls on railways, workers to resolve their differences.
Advancing high-tech grain analysis

Advancing high-tech grain analysis

AI a factor in joint project.
Opinion: Farm economic aspect often ignored

Opinion: Farm economic aspect often ignored

Profitability is as important as it is for any other business.
Pea protein sector wants duty

Pea protein sector wants duty

Manufacturers claim Chinese companies are exporting product into Canada at subsidized prices.
Global soybean glut could pressure canola prices

Global soybean glut could pressure canola prices

The current estimate calls for a 13 per cent increase from last year, but how that affects canola prices remains to be seen.
Opinion: Federal budget disappoints, as it always seems to do

Opinion: Federal budget disappoints, as it always seems to do

Grain Growers of Canada provided a list of policy areas that the budget ignored.
Ag committee passes bill to ban horse exports by air

Ag committee passes bill to ban horse exports by air

Canada ships live horses mainly to Japan for slaughter, but the federal government has moved to ban the practice.
Meat sector must help unlock the value of shunned cuts

Meat sector must help unlock the value of shunned cuts

The head is just one part of a pig carcass not valued in the North American market.