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House agriculture committee starts session with new chair

House agriculture committee starts session with new chair

The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food has begun its session with a new chair.
Federal program focuses on ag communication

Federal program focuses on ag communication

The AgriCommunication Initiative is intended to help farmers share their stories with the public to increase awareness.
Pet boom increases pulse demand

Pet boom increases pulse demand

Pet food manufacturers in the United States are buying more pulses from Canada as more people buy pets during COVID.
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.
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.
Estevan Mercury 4-H kid of the month - Matthew Charlton

Estevan Mercury 4-H kid of the month - Matthew Charlton

The latest 4-H Kid of the month is brought to you by Nelson Motors and Equipment.
OPINION: Gov’t. scapegoats farmers

OPINION: Gov’t. scapegoats farmers

Western Producer editorial responding to the government's letter to APAS last week.