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06 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Completed Consultations Help Shape Next Agricultural Policy
CANADA - Canadians have spoken on the future direction of agriculture and Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments have listened, said Canada's Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz yesterday...
05 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Canada Cereal Grain Harvest Complete - Early Crops Fare Better
CANADA - A plant science instructor with the University of Manitoba says those crops seeded last fall or early this spring have done much better in terms of yield and quality than those planted...
31 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada In-Crop Manure Application Boosts Yield, Reduces Fall Work
CANADA - A nutrient management specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives reports in-crop applications of liquid swine manure fertiliser can boost crop yields and reduce...
28 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Plan to Eliminate Harvest Season Hazards this Autumn
CANADA - Harvest season is around the corner, and preparations for fall work are in full swing. Checking equipment, performing regular maintenance work, planning which fields are harvested first...
Crop Industry News from Canada Fall Cereals Beat the Drought that has Reduced Spring Cereal Yields
CANADA - A winter wheat breeder with the University of Manitoba reports this year's fall-seeded cereal crops beat the dry weather that has taken such a dramatic toll this summer on the spring-seeded...
24 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Invests in Soybeans Designed for Success
CANADA - Canadian soybean growers will benefit from a research project to find soybean varieties that will expand export opportunities to the Japanese market with the support of the Harper Government....
22 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Compost Offers Range of Soil Benefits
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba says, in addition to providing crop nutrients composted livestock manure offers a wide range of addtional benefits for the soil....
Crop Industry News from Canada Canada Winter Wheat Crops Dodge Effects of Drought
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Manitoba reports this year's fall-seeded cereal crops dodged the dry weather that is affecting the spring-seeded crops in many regions....
21 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Meeting the Greatest Global Farming Challenge
ANALYSIS - The world is facing the greatest farming challenge of all time with a booming global population and a potential quadrupling of the number of people who will be able to afford to eat...
Crop Industry News from Canada Cargill Presents Canola Growers with Specialty Canola Contract
CANADA - Cargill Limited has announced the launch of their most aggressive Specialty Canola Oil (SCO) contracting programme offered to growers since 2005. ...
14 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Investment Boosts Value of Canadian Wheat
CANADA - Canadian farmers could soon have access to a groundbreaking technology to help them deliver custom-made crops for bakers and food processors. Parliamentary Secretary, Pierre Lemieux...
10 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Governments Boost Farm Innovation and Profitability in Nova Scotia
CANADA - The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are making joint investments to improve farm profitability in Nova Scotia through agricultural innovation. ...
09 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Canada and BC Invest in Sustainable Agriculture
CANADA - The British Columbia agricultural industry will benefit from an investment in two projects to develop energy solutions that will also reduce agricultural waste, announced federal Agriculture...
06 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Mixed Growing Conditions Continue Across Canada
CANADA - “Across most of Alberta, ample moisture this growing season has eliminated early concerns of crop moisture shortages that were fueled by the onset of dry conditions last August which...
02 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada CWB Reports Western Canadian Crop Quality, Yields Look Good
CANADA - A weather and crop specialist with the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) reports yield and quality prospects for western Canada's 2012 crop look good. The winter wheat harvest in western Canada...
01 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Canada: Burning Crop Residue Requires Authorisation
CANADA - Weather conditions through this spring and early summer have resulted in many crops maturing quickly and allowing for early harvest....
31 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Winter Cereal Crops Coming Off Fields in Excellent Condition
CANADA - A winter wheat breeder with the University of Manitoba says 2012 is shaping up to be a very good year for winter cereal crops, Bruce Cochrane writes....
30 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Delivers Producer Check-off for Grain Farmers
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced that a producer check-off will be in place for August 1, 2012, to fund research, market development, and technical assistance for the western...
27 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Government Invests in Green Pest Management Technology
CANADA - New wireless integrated pest management technology will give farmers timely information on insect activity in their crops, allowing them to more efficiently use biopesticides and reduce...
25 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Changes in Wheat Marketing Could Affect Winter Wheat
CANADA - A winter wheat breeder with the University of Manitoba says, in the long term, changes happening in Canada with wheat classes and wheat marketing could prompt changes in winter wheat...
Crop Industry News from Canada Wheat Tan Spot Increases Through Canada
CANADA - Cereal leaf spot diseases have become prevalent across southern and central Alberta. Tan spot on wheat is increasing throughout the south, but severely infected fields are rare....
24 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Timing Remains Biggest Challenge for Planting Winter Cereals
CANADA - A winter wheat breeder with the University of Manitoba says the timing required in the fall for planting continues to be the biggest reason for fluctuations in the number of acres seeded...
23 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Helps Grain Farmers Grow for the Future
CANADA - British Columbia (BC) grain producers will be able to better select the most promising new grain varieties to suit growing conditions in the Peace River region, thanks to an investment...
20 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Bumper Winter Cereal Harvest Underway in Canada
CANADA - The executive manager of Winter Cereals Canada reports western Canadian farmers have started harvesting one of the largest best quality winter cereal crops ever....
17 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Investing in Grain Storage Technology
CANADA - Canadian grain farmers will soon be able to better monitor conditions in their grain storage containers, which will help them protect their valuable crops....
09 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Western Canadian Winter Cereal Crops Show Excellent Potential
CANADA - The executive manager of Winter Cereals Canada reports one of western Canada's largest winter cereal crops in years has come through the growing season in excellent condition....
06 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Western Canadian Winter Cereal Crops Show Excellent Yield Potential
CANADA - The executive manager of Winter Cereals Canada reports one of western Canada's largest winter cereal crops in years has come through the growing season in excellent condition, Bruce...
29 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Supports Canadian Wheat Board
CANADA - The Harper Government yesterday (28 June) announced a one-time injection to provide a strong foundation for the Canadian Wheat Board’s (CWB) transition into the new grain marketing...
27 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Canada Wheat Down, While Corn at Record Levels
CANADA - Canadian canola and wheat stocks down while total stocks of corn and soybeans at record levels....
Crop Industry News from Canada Prairie Crop Development Ranges from Normal to Ahead of Normal
CANADA - The Canadian Wheat Board reports crop development across the Canadian prairies ranges from ahead of normal in Manitoba to normal in Saskatchewan and Alberta....
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