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10 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Farm and Acreage Preparedness for Wildfires
CANADA - Wildfires are a hazard that can spring up quickly and cause major devastation to your farm or acreage. While you will not likely be able to stop a full-blown wildfire on your own; there...
07 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Support for Long-term Water Infrastructure to Benefit Producers
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart has announced C$65 million over five years for the Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program...
29 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Barley Bred in Alberta is a Win for Prairie Growers
CANADA - The first malt barley bred by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is now to be commercially contracted for malt. Canterra Seeds and Canada Malting made the announcement that Alberta-bred...
24 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Growing Forward 2 Launched in Manitoba
CANADA - Canada's agriculture minister says Growing Forward 2 takes a less reactive and more proactive approach to addressing the challenges faced by agriculture....
19 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Secures Additional Capacity for Export of Canola to China
CANADA - Canadian canola producers and exporters will have expanded access to the lucrative Chinese market, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast announced...
16 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada New Program to Help Industry Promote Benefits of Agriculture
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart have announced the new Agriculture Awareness Initiative as part of the Growing Forward 2 framework...
15 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Late Spring and Abundant Snow Expected to Protect Winter Cereal Crops
CANADA - The executive manager of Winter Cereals Canada says the abundant snow cover and the late spring melt will protect this year's winter cereal crops from the freeze thaw cycles that can...
11 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Canada Soil Conservation Week Approaches
CANADA - Soil conservation week in Canada is April 21 to 27, 2013. The importance of soil often goes unrecognized. Almost 99 per cent of the food consumed in Alberta comes from soil. ...
10 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Alberta Farmers Hope for Profitable Growing Season Amid High Crop Prices
CANADA - High crop prices are fuelling the possibility of a profitable growing season as Alberta farmers prepare for spring seeding....
09 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Farm Flooding Preparedness in Alberta
CANADA - A particularly snowy winter and subsequently wet spring thaw brings with it the chance of seasonal flooding, especially in southern Alberta. The best way for rural Albertans to prepare...
08 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada 2013 Water, Agriculture and Environment Conference
CANADA - The registration deadline for the 2013 Water, Agriculture and the Environment conference is quickly approaching. The conference is being held in Lethbridge on April 16 and 17, 2013....
04 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Climate and Crop Trends Provide 'Downer' Cow 'Perfect Storm'
CANADA - Along with challenges posed from the weather, the developing trend for livestock farmers to increase grain and oilseed plantings is seeing some of the country’s best meadow land cultivated...
Crop Industry News from Canada Alberta Weather Radar Imagery Introduced
CANADA - Recently, the AgroClimatic Information Service (ACIS) added a new online tool that will let Albertans track storm systems in real time. Pawel Pytlak, project technical analyst with Alberta...
01 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Report Confirms Ag Sector’s Continued Growth, Economic Value
CANADA - "An Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System 2013", a report released by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), shows the strong contribution of the agriculture and...
25 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Storms Increase Canada's Soil Moisture
CANADA - During the first weekend in March 2013, a large storm system brought upwards of 20 millimetres (mm) of precipitation to many areas along the foothills, stretching from Grande Cache to...
20 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Helps Grow Markets for Canadian Soybeans
CANADA - Canadian soybean farmers are growing new international market opportunities with the support of the Harper Government. ...
13 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Delayed Germination Expected to Push Back Winter Cereal Crop Harvest
CANADA - The executive manager of Winter Cereals Canada says dry planting conditions last fall will likely delay the development of this year's winter cereal crops, Bruce Cochrane writes....
08 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Government of Canada Supports Innovation for Northern Agriculture
CANADA - The northern agriculture and agri-food sector is getting a boost from a Government of Canada investment of up to C$86,616 to develop new economic opportunities. The Honourable Denis...
01 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Positive Outlook for Canadian Agri Sector
CANADA - Three new reports released by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are showing a positive outlook for farmers in 2013. ...
27 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Insurance Programme for Producers
CANADA - The federal and provincial governments are continuing to support Manitoba producers, their families and communities through the AgriInsurance programme by providing a record level of...
25 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Tight Supplies, High Prices Expected Until Prices Ease
CANADA - A weather and crop specialist with the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) predicts continued tight global availability of grain and high prices before prices start to ease in anticipation of...
22 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Direct Seeding Improves Soil Fertility
CANADA - Many prairie farmers have adopted direct seeding, also referred to as no-till cropping, which has improved soil organic matter levels and soil quality. Increased soil organic matter...
15 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Minister Ritz Highlights Barley Importance
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz addressed the members of both the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers, and the Western Barley Growers Association yesterday at their respective annual...
14 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Gives Growers New Options for Sugar Beet
CANADA - Sugar beet growers are finding new and innovative uses for their crops thanks to support from the Harper Government. Member of Parliament LaVar Payne (Medicine Hat), on behalf of Agriculture...
11 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Government Invest in Agri-Food, Biofuel Industries
CANADA - POS Pilot Plant will be the first commercial organisation in Canada to offer short-path distillation (SPD) services, on a contract basis to its clients with the support of the Government...
01 February 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Unveils Details of Federal Growing Forward 2 Programs
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced the details of the AgriMarketing and AgriCompetitiveness Programs under Canada's new agricultural policy framework Growing Forward 2. These...
30 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada All Eyes on the Weather for Producers
CANADA - The general manager of Manitoba Pork Council says weather in the US corn belt this coming spring will be the factor that determines the challenges pork producers will face in the coming...
28 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Government of Canada Invests in Innovative Agricultural By-products
CANADA - The Harper Government is helping create new uses for agricultural and seafood waste that will generate economic and environmental benefits in Newfoundland and Labrador....
21 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Revised Policy Supports Canada Wheat Growers
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz spoke at the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association’s 43rd Annual Convention, “Capturing Opportunities in an Open Market," underscoring the wheat...
17 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Fertiliser Effects Being Tackled by Joint Programme
CANADA - The Province of Manitoba, the Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI) and Keystone Agriculture Producers (KAP) have signed a 4R Nutrient Stewardship memorandum of understanding (MOU) that...
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