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Major events being cancelled due to Avian Flu

Major events being cancelled due to Avian Flu

Lloyd Ex cancels event after order comes down from top veterinarian.
Weighing the risks of autonomous agriculture

Weighing the risks of autonomous agriculture

AI offers great promise for efficient food production but more work needs to be done before it can be left unsupervised.
Opinion: Food sector must up couponing game

Opinion: Food sector must up couponing game

A Western Producer column from Dalhousie University professor Sylvain Charlebois.
Persuading farmers to cut emissions could be uphill battle

Persuading farmers to cut emissions could be uphill battle

Critics of Ottawa’s fertilizer emissions strategy say producers don’t have a strong enough incentive to lower production.
Just say ‘no’ to variable rate fertilizer

Just say ‘no’ to variable rate fertilizer

Consultant says only about a quarter of prairie fields are hilly enough to benefit from the practice.
Global vegetable oil users find themselves in a tough spot

Global vegetable oil users find themselves in a tough spot

Consumer packaged goods sector will find it difficult to replace sunflower oil supplies threatened by the war in Ukraine.
Higher than expected runoff replenishing water supply reservoirs

Higher than expected runoff replenishing water supply reservoirs

A slower melting period with below freezing temperatures at night and cool daytime temperatures is helping keep runoff in channels
Palliser Triangle lives up to its reputation

Palliser Triangle lives up to its reputation

The Palliser Triangle stretches across southeastern Alberta and southwestern Sask.
Opinion: Big Food in the U.S. is so large it makes Big Ag look small

Opinion: Big Food in the U.S. is so large it makes Big Ag look small

Alan Guebert is an agricultural commentator from Illinois
New Hope Horse Club is ready to ride

New Hope Horse Club is ready to ride

Club has been making a difference since 2010