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New cover crop attention revives interest in safflower

New cover crop attention revives interest in safflower

Proponents say the plant’s deep tap roots make it a desirable option when producers are considering cover crops.
Opinion: Federal gov’t must step up with seed research money

Opinion: Federal gov’t must step up with seed research money

Urgent need for innovation in Canadian agriculture and crop breeding.
Olds puts Omnipower to the test

Olds puts Omnipower to the test

The agricultural robot covered 10,000 acres at the Olds College Smart Farm that yielded valuable experience.
Canada importing less beef from Europe

Canada importing less beef from Europe

Downturn represents short-term change in trading patterns.
Commentary: Nutrition often forgotten in food security debate

Commentary: Nutrition often forgotten in food security debate

UN report praises nutritional benefits of meat, eggs and milk in diets.
U.S. corn crop hits headwinds

U.S. corn crop hits headwinds

Unusually dry June sparks worries for U.S. corn farmers.
New members bolster national network of smart farms

New members bolster national network of smart farms

Lethbridge College and Innovation Farms Powered by AgExpert have joined an initiative to promote smart farming.
Carbon pricing exemption bill not likely to pass until fall

Carbon pricing exemption bill not likely to pass until fall

Senate delays threaten farmers.
Flash droughts a risk to crop production

Flash droughts a risk to crop production

A new climate reality threatening Prairies.
Cattle market continues its upward trajectory

Cattle market continues its upward trajectory

Soaring feed costs are offsetting the recent record-setting prices and cutting into livestock producers’ profitability.