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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.
Sask. trespass laws take effect Jan. 1

Sask. trespass laws take effect Jan. 1

New trespassing law amendments come into effect next week.
Trial date set for former researcher

Trial date set for former researcher

Yantai Gan, former researcher at Agri-Food Canada in Swift Current, is facing trial at the Queen's Bench on fraud charges.
OPINION: Gov’t. scapegoats farmers

OPINION: Gov’t. scapegoats farmers

Western Producer editorial responding to the government's letter to APAS last week.
Researchers further understanding of gene silencing

Researchers further understanding of gene silencing

Columbia researchers have published findings potentially solving the problem of gene silencing in crop breeding.
USDA sees little renewable diesel benefit for soybean oil

USDA sees little renewable diesel benefit for soybean oil

Soybean demand from the biodiesel sector is expected to stagnate after next year.
Complex cattle year turning out better than expected

Complex cattle year turning out better than expected

Prices have been better than expected and demand remains strong; feed is in short supply and costs are high.