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14 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Governments Invest C$6.5 Million Into Crop Research
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart have announced C$6.5 million in funding for 38 crop-related research projects....
09 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Canada Governments Help Ontario Farmers Find Sustainable Water Solutions
CANADA - The governments of Canada and Ontario are making a joint investment to help producers adopt innovative and sustainable on-farm water management practices. Agriculture Minister Gerry...
Crop Industry News from Canada New Use Restrictions for Commercial Class Rodenticides in Agricultural Settings
CANADA - As of January 1, 2013, use restrictions for several commercial class rodenticides registered for the control of Norway rats, roof rats and house mice will come into effect on product...
Crop Industry News from Canada Pre-budget Roundtable Held with Canada Farmers
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz met with farmers in the Saskatoon area to get their input on agriculture policies and to discuss ideas to generate future growth and economic prosperity....
21 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Canola Promoted to India
CANADA - Canadian food, drink, and tourism will be showcased to the world as millions of viewers tune in to a popular Indian cooking and travel show this month....
19 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Helps Grain Farmers Grow Stronger
CANADA - The Harper government is helping grain farmers continue to grow their businesses with the help of sustainable, innovative, and modern systems and solutions. ...
14 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada ANAC Applauds Delayed Introduction of New Import Requirements on Grains Entering Canada
CANADA - The Animal Nutrition Association of Canada is applauding a Canadian Food Inspection Agency decision to delay introduction of new import requirements on a range of grains entering Canada....
12 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada CFIA Delays Implementation of Proposed Import Requirements for Crops
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has delayed the implementation of new import requirements on crops entering Canada....
10 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Supports Canadian Barley Industry
CANADA - Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz has addressed the Alberta Barley Commission’s Annual General Meeting and underscored the Government’s support for the western Canadian barley industry,...
05 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Canadian Wheat Board Ships First Load of Canola Overseas
CANADA - CWB recently dispatched its historic first shipload of canola from the Port of Prince Rupert. The cargo of 42,000 tonnes of Prairie canola is now travelling aboard the vessel Tai Health,...
04 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada State Encourages Innovation in Processors and Producers
CANADA - Leading processors and producers from a cross-section of Canada's agricultural sector are meeting today to identify ways to better work together in the development of a more effective...
29 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada The Need for Phosphate Fertiliser in Alberta
CANADA - Phosphate (P2O5) fertiliser is the second most widely used fertiliser for crop production in Alberta. Phosphate fertiliser response depends on a number of factors including crop grown,...
23 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada New Crop Returns Calculator Helps Find Costs, Breakevens
CANADA - Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) has a new Crop Returns calculator to help producers with profit based marketing and risk management decisions. This new downloadable Excel...
22 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government, Grain Industry to Improve Grain Value Chain
CANADA - Agriculture industry experts will work under a new mandate to continue their work on finding efficiencies and driving costs out of the entire value chain. ...
21 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Canola Storage Considerations in November
CANADA - An Alberta Agriculture specialist says that November is a good time to ensure canola is stable going into winter....
09 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Creates Trade Opportunities for Farmers
CANADA - The Harper Government is opening markets and creating more trade opportunities for the benefit of farmers and the food industry, outlined in a report issued by Agriculture Minister Gerry...
11 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Trans-Pacific Partnership Entry Good News for Canola
CANADA - The Canola Council of Canada welcomes the announcement today that Canada has entered into the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)....
10 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Helping Barley Industry Tap New Markets
CANADA - Three of Canada's leading malting barley organizations will collaborate on a long-term international strategy and a unified brand to highlight Canada's world-class malt and barley industry...
09 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada NIRS Workshops Helps Get Most Out of Feed Ingredients
CANADA - With the rising cost of feed, anything that can improve feed efficiency is a plus. Next month, Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) workshops are coming to Alberta, featuring international...
04 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Excellent Crops, Stong Demand Fuels Interest In Winter Cereals
CANADA - Winter Cereals Canada reports the quality of this year's winter cereal crops and the strong demand for them have prompted many farmers to jump back on the winter cereals bandwagon....
02 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Cargill to Build Canola Crush Plant near Camrose, Alberta
CANADA - Cargill has announced plans to build a canola processing facility near Camrose, Alberta. Subject to receiving all required approvals, construction is expected to be completed in time...
28 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Corn for Ethanol Demand Expected to Reduce N. American Swine Herd
CANADA - An agricultural economist with the University of Manitoba predicts the demand for corn for ethanol will mean a smaller North American swine herd even after feed grain availability returns...
21 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Manitoba Grain Growers Hurt in Puratone Fallout
CANADA - One of Manitoba's largest hog producers, Puratone Corp., may have filed for creditor protection last week, but isn't the only one feeling the pain....
Crop Industry News from Canada Harper Government Investing Strategically In Canola Sector
CANADA - Canada's canola sector will benefit from a targeted research and development plan to promote the industry's strategic growth. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced support for the...
Crop Industry News from Canada Autumn Wheat Midge Survey
CANADA - Midges are now found throughout central and southern Alberta and there are pockets of moderate to high midge risk through much of the area. Last growing season, producers throughout...
18 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Cargill to Build Canola Refinery in Saskatchewan
CANADA – Cargill has announced plans to build a world scale canola refinery at its Clavet, Saskatchewan, canola processing facility....
14 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Canada Livestock Species, Diet Influence Manure Composting Recipes
CANADA - A soil scientist with the University of Manitoba says diet is one of the factors that will influence nutrient levels contained in composted livestock manure, writes Bruce Cochrane....
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...
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