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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.
As the climate changes, so too do Canadians' farm fields and dinner tables

As the climate changes, so too do Canadians' farm fields and dinner tables

Canada's farm fields are in the midst of a transformation. As the country rapidly warms from human-caused climate change, farmers are being pushed to reconsider conventional wisdom about what can and can't survive in this northern climate.
Bjorkdale cow offers up rare quadruplet calves

Bjorkdale cow offers up rare quadruplet calves

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine says the chances of a cow having four calves is about one in 700,000.
Spring cleaning? Beware of hantavirus

Spring cleaning? Beware of hantavirus

Mouse-borne infection can be deadly.
Update for care and handling of beef cattle practice code

Update for care and handling of beef cattle practice code

Beef stakeholders invited to fill out a survey.
Twenty firefighters attend grain rescue awareness course in Macklin

Twenty firefighters attend grain rescue awareness course in Macklin

Fire department members from Macklin and Provost attend grain safety training in Macklin.