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Margins reach ‘staggering’ levels for canola crushers

Margins reach ‘staggering’ levels for canola crushers

Analyst says such margins could be expected if a bumper crop was on the way, but that’s not in the forecast this year.
Big farm equipment sales track above average

Big farm equipment sales track above average

Combine harvester unit sales grew 33.1 percent to 221 units sold in Canada.
Barn pickers discover gold in the old

Barn pickers discover gold in the old

The stories are as valuable for salvage specialists as are the items they find in abandoned homesteads across the Prairies.
Opinion: Canada says ‘no thanks’ to European-style agriculture

Opinion: Canada says ‘no thanks’ to European-style agriculture

Federal government fumbled the ball when it rolled out its aspirational farm-fertilizer emissions goals.
4-H member of the month Montana Sernick a proud member

4-H member of the month Montana Sernick a proud member

Sernick enjoys working with cattle and making friends through 4-H.
Cool, damp weather delays harvest for producers across province

Cool, damp weather delays harvest for producers across province

There were several reports of hard frosts in across the province but producers say damage is low due to crops being so well advanced.
Carlyle producer pleased with this year’s harvest

Carlyle producer pleased with this year’s harvest

William Brown, who farms about 8,000 acres of land by Carlyle, has made significant progress for this year’s harvest, and is pleased with the yields and the crop quality he has seen.
Opinion: Advancing an inheritance early can come with risks

Opinion: Advancing an inheritance early can come with risks

Advances cannot be easily undone.
Opinion: Prairie tidewater port deserves more attention

Opinion: Prairie tidewater port deserves more attention

Before the end of the Canadian Wheat Board, Chruchill often handled more than 400,000 tonnes of grain in its shipping season.
Cattle genes in bison unable to hide

Cattle genes in bison unable to hide

Previous research found cattle genes in most bison, but advanced genomics discovers more widespread presence.