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Lieutenant Governor scholarship recipients announced

Lieutenant Governor scholarship recipients announced

In 2023, both scholarships were renamed from the Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship and the Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship, after the passing of Her Majesty.
Opinion: Ag’s environmental record shines on the world stage

Opinion: Ag’s environmental record shines on the world stage

Much of urban Canada has little understanding about modern agriculture.
U.S. wheat acres stop downward slide

U.S. wheat acres stop downward slide

American production has been falling for the last 40 years but it's not certain that this has benefited Canadian growers.
Bunge-Viterra deal sheds temporary light on grain system

Bunge-Viterra deal sheds temporary light on grain system

Once this takeover is settled, farmers need to think up some way to make sure the visibility doesn’t disappear yet again.
China hopes GM crops will increase grain self-sufficiency

China hopes GM crops will increase grain self-sufficiency

In only a few years China shifted from a cautious approach to GMOs to solid support.
Former WP editor retires after 32 years working to inform readers

Former WP editor retires after 32 years working to inform readers

Mike Raine provided readers with the information they needed to conduct their business.
New combines from Case IH

New combines from Case IH

Three more new models debut for the 2025 growing season.
Estevan Mercury Nelson Motors 4-H Member of the Month: Kate Nielsen

Estevan Mercury Nelson Motors 4-H Member of the Month: Kate Nielsen

The 4-H livestock judging program has been a real highlight for Nielsen.
Wheat price outlook hinges on Russia

Wheat price outlook hinges on Russia

The market has already begun to respond as dry conditions and now frost significantly threaten production this year.
Canada expands avian flu monitoring

Canada expands avian flu monitoring

Federal government announces new precautions to keep virus out of the country’s dairy herd