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New Funding Competition Launched For Agriculture Technology

The Government of Canada has launched a new funding competition, through the Strategic Innovation Fund, for national scale initiatives in automation and digital technology applications in the agricu read more..

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Alberta Farmer Wins The Canola 100 Challenge

For the last three years, some Canadian farmers have been striving to grow a 100 bushels per acre canola crop. It's all part of the Canola 100 Challenge, where they tried to produce the high yield ov... read more..

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Young People in Agriculture 'Rock The Farm'

The younger generation of agriculture recently met up in Calgary. Alberta Young Farmers and Ranchers hosted their 'Rock the Farm' Conference at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino on Friday, November 23 to S... read more..

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Second Phase Of Dairy Farm Investment Program Opens Soon

The Government of Canada is helping dairy farmers to find new ways to improve productivity and efficiency in their operations. The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced ... read more..

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Tight Supply Of Milling Oats Creating Market Upswing

There could be a lot more oats grown in western Canada next year. That according to John Duvenaud, publisher of the Wild Oats Grain Market Advisory. "The bulk of the oats are grown in Saskatchewan read more..

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(VIDEO) World Record Set For Hand Threshing Wheat

A world record was set at the Farming Smarter Conference in Lethbridge on Wednesday, December 12. People crowded around a row of tables to hand thresh wheat, separating the grain from the chaff. Far... read more..

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New Grain Elevator Going Up Near Morinville

G3 Canada has announced they're building a grain elevator a couple kilometres west of Morinville, north of Edmonton. Construction is expected to start shortly, and is planned to be done in 2020. Lik... read more..

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Changing The Conversation Around Food And Farming

A Horticulture Professor at the University of Florida says intellectual charity is how the agriculture industry is going to build consumer trust. Kevin Folta, who's a well-known advocate for agricult... read more..

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CFA Welcomes Senate Committee's Report On Climate Change

In a report released Tuesday, the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry says the federal government must protect Canada’s agriculture and forestry sectors from rising costs associated with read more..

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Canadian Meat Council Disputes Food Price Report Findings

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) says the 2019 Canada Food Price Report, released last week, makes assumptions that the cost of meat is set to fall because Canadians are adopting plant-based diets. The... read more..

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USDA Releases 'Vanilla' December WASDE Report

'Vanilla' is the term being used to describe the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) December World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report. That from Dan Basse, presid read more..

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Agronomist Warns Farmers About The Spread Of Clubroot

Clubroot is often viewed as a Central Alberta problem, but the canola disease is spreading. The Canola Council of Canada says the disease leads to swollen, deformed plant roots that restrict water an... read more..

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Fall Cattle Run Winding Down

The fall cattle run is slowly coming to a close. Brian Perillat is a senior analyst with Canfax. "Certainly volumes have eased up quite a bit, maybe half of where they were in the peak run. The last... read more..

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Alberta Beef Producers Wants To Hear From You

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is keeping their chin up after the results of the recent plebiscite. Producers voted to keep their check-off refundable, which the association was hoping would change to ... read more..

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PGA Says It's Too Early To Call It A Potato Shortage

There's no need for potato lovers to panic about a spud shortage yet. Potato Growers of Alberta Executive Director, Terence Hochstein, says some areas of Canada did have a tough harvest due to cold, ... read more..

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Autonomous Power Platform DOT Hits The Market Next Year

Farmers will be able to buy a driverless machine next year to use in their fields. The autonomous, u-shaped power platform DOT carries sprayer, grain cart, and seeder implements, and has been desig read more..

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Coulee Crest Farms Takes Home Environmental Stewardship Award

The Radau family from east of Bowden was honoured for being exceptional stewards of the land. They were awarded with the 2019 Alberta Beef Producers Environmental Stewardship award at the association... read more..

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Doctor Questions Motives Behind New Canada Food Guide

There's a lot of attention being paid to the new, revised Canada Food Guide, which has yet to be released. Dr. Andrew Samis is a general surgeon and ICU doctor at Queen's University in Ontario. He read more..

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CP Rail Unveils New High-Efficiency Trains

Earlier this week, CP Rail unveiled its next generation of grain transportation at the G3 Pasqua elevator near Moose Jaw, Sask. The 8,500-foot High Efficiency Product (HEP) train features new, and read more..

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Another Farm Forum Event Is In The Books!

Organizers say this year's Farm Forum Event went remarkably well. The three-day farming conference wrapped up in Calgary at the Telus Convention Centre on Thursday, December 6, which saw just under 6... read more..

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Statistics Canada Releases Production Report

Canadian farmers reported increased production of wheat and barley in 2018, while canola, corn for grain, soybeans and oat production was down from the previous year. Despite dry conditions, especial... read more..

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Autonomous Technology Coming To Fields In The Next Five Years

The rapid change in crop protection technology was one the topics presented at the Farm Forum Event in Calgary. On Wednesday, December 5, Warren Bills with xarvio Digital Farming Solutions shared his... read more..

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Food Expected To Cost More In 2019

The average Canadian family is expected to spend $411 more on food in 2019 than in 2018. According to 2019 edition of Canada's Food Price Report, the total cost of healthy food for the average family... read more..

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Montana Wheat Farmer Shares His Struggles With the 49th Parallel

A wheat grower from Montana shared his struggles with the invisible 49th parallel at Agri-Trade in Red Deer last month. Previously, American farmers growing registered Canadian wheat varieties could ... read more..

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One Of Few Martimers To Lead Canadian Angus Association

 In 112 years of Canadian Angus Association history, this is only their fourth President from the Maritimes. President, Trevor Welch is from Western New Brunswick, and was at the Farm Fair Inter read more..

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One Of Few Maritimers To Lead Canadian Angus Association

 In 112 years of Canadian Angus Association history, this is only their fourth President from the Maritimes. President, Trevor Welch is from Western New Brunswick, and was at the Farm Fair Inter read more..

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Politics Influencing Forward Hog Contract Prices

Forward hog contract prices opened the week mixed. Tyler Fulton is the Director of Risk Management with Hams Marketing Services. "They are maintaining a very volatile trend...We're seeing a lot of p... read more..

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Cattle Producers Vote To Keep Their Check-Off Refundable

Cattle producers in Alberta voted to have their check-off dollars remain refundable in the Alberta Beef Producers plebiscite. The provincial check off is a $2.00 service charge paid on cattle sold, o... read more..

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Alberta Cattle Show Draws A Crowd From Across Canada

Farm Fair International drew a crowd of people from all over Canada last month. The President of the Maritime Angus Association, Amy Higgins, traveled from her family farm in Quispamsis, New Brunswic... read more..

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NDSU Study Documents Impacts Of Fusarium Head Blight

DON (deoxynivalenol) and Fusarium head blight affect the entire wheat industry, from the farmer all the way to end user. Dr. William Wilson of North Dakota State University was involved in a study read more..

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