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Agribition commercial prices strong

Agribition commercial prices strong

Sale saw 168 open and bred heifers sell for almost $400,000, which producers say will set the tone due to high quality.
Kinistino-Maymont bull takes top Agribition title

Kinistino-Maymont bull takes top Agribition title

Supreme bull comes from Cays Cattle of Kinistino, Sask.,
while supreme female is a Black Angus from Ontario.
Potato supplies could be tight in 2023

Potato supplies could be tight in 2023

Manitoba and Alberta saw production gains, but Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick produced fewer potatoes compared to 2021.
War dries up Europe’s access to vegetable oil

War dries up Europe’s access to vegetable oil

Russia and Ukraine are responsible for 80 percent of the world’s sunflower oil exports.
Arcola-area farmer David McLean honoured with Saskatchewan Angus 2022 Heritage Award

Arcola-area farmer David McLean honoured with Saskatchewan Angus 2022 Heritage Award

McLean family was recognized at this year's Canadian Western Agribition
Hydrogen refueler plan Fastrac’ed

Hydrogen refueler plan Fastrac’ed

JCB concluded hydrogen powered equipment will play a significant role in reducing emissions from both medium and large size heavy equipment.
Machinery supply chain woes linger

Machinery supply chain woes linger

John Deere moves to a batch-production model as the manufacturer looks for a way to pull through parts shortfall.
Opinion: Impact of hog disease can’t be underestimated

Opinion: Impact of hog disease can’t be underestimated

African swine fever can kill 50 to 100 percent of pigs in an infected barn.
Agribition wraps Saturday with strong sales numbers reported

Agribition wraps Saturday with strong sales numbers reported

Big international sales reported, with total over $1.67 million at Agribition 2022.
Hormone helps plants better react to stress

Hormone helps plants better react to stress

Research discovery sheds light on how crops decide when to switch their energy use from growth to threat response.