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China, Australia reach agreement over barley exports

China, Australia reach agreement over barley exports

Canada had benefitted from tariffs on Australian barley, but new deal is expected to significantly slow Chinese demand.
Livestock producers seek risk management improvements

Livestock producers seek risk management improvements

Even with recent enhancements to AgriStability, the program doesn’t provide proper protection.
Opinion: It will not be possible to buy our way out of climate change

Opinion: It will not be possible to buy our way out of climate change

For now, nature seems determined to win in an era of climate change.
Moisture conservation starts in the field

Moisture conservation starts in the field

Researcher encourages growers to think about stubble management when planting and harvesting this year’s crop.
Estevan Mercury Nelson Motors 4-H Member of the Month: Owen Goetz

Estevan Mercury Nelson Motors 4-H Member of the Month: Owen Goetz

Owen Goetz of Outram-Madigan 4-H dedicated 13 years to the club.
Prepare for quick flea beetle action this spring

Prepare for quick flea beetle action this spring

Predicting pest levels is difficult before canola emerges; growers are encouraged to think ahead about managing the risk.
Hog sector gives CFIA earful over tags

Hog sector gives CFIA earful over tags

Piglets and other border-crossing pigs are now commonly stamped with an identity tattoo.
Agribition turns profit, plans for next show

Agribition turns profit, plans for next show

2022 show saw record attendance at the rodeo, a return to regular attendance of 120,000 and strong sales.
Boeing high on renewable aviation fuel potential

Boeing high on renewable aviation fuel potential

Aviation is responsible for 2.5 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions.
Indian lentil import expectations mixed despite big crop

Indian lentil import expectations mixed despite big crop

Price of average quality lentils in markets in Madhya Pradesh is around 5,450 rupees per 100 kilograms.