Agriculture

Shipping delays late last year cost grain industry $7.8 million

Source: Brian Cross, Producer.com, February 7, 2019  Vancouver — The financial costs of Vancouver-area rail delays and freight embargoes in late 2018 will probably never...

Southern Sask. faces below normal spring runoff

Source: Saskatoon Newsroom, Producer.com, February 7, 2019  Spring runoff is expected to be below normal across most of southern Saskatchewan this year. The province’s Water Security...

Determining water suitability for irrigation

Source: Cara Drury, PAg, Irrigation Agrologist, Outlook, Saskatchewan.ca, February, 2019  If you’re considering setting up an irrigation project, one of the very first questions you...

USDA vows to label imitation meat

Source: Barbara Duckworth, Producer.com, February 7, 2019  The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association presses the government to ensure cell cultured protein is not called meat U.S. Agriculture...

Carbon tax estimates uncertain

Source: Robin Booker, Producer.com, February 7, 2019  The price of carbon taxes for agriculture in Canada isn’t publicly known, despite farmers and agricultural industry players’...

Soil erosion costs farmers $3.1 billion a year in yield loss

Source: Robert Arnason, Producer.com, January 31, 2019  BRANDON — David Lobb is not giving up. For more than a decade, the University of Manitoba soil scientist...

Alta. RCMP launch new rural crime initiative

Source: Jeremy Simes, Producer.com, February 5, 2019  Rural landowners affected by crime will now have access to more resources to help protect their property. The Alberta...

PED stays contained in Alberta

Source: Barb Glen, Producer.com, February 1, 2019  Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in Alberta has so far affected only one farm, the initial farm that was...

CN on pace for record grain handlings in 2018-19

Source: Brian Cross, Producer.com, January 31, 2019  Revenues at Canadian National Railway were up 10 percent in 2018 as the company reported strong fourth quarter...

Dry weather exacerbates herbicide residue

Source: Barb Glen, Producer.com, January 31, 2019  Precipitation between now and the growing season will be the biggest factor determining imidazolinone carryover this spring Another dry...
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