Agriculture

CN to appeal federal ruling on freight embargoes

Source: Brian Cross, Producer.com, April 16, 2019  The Canadian Transportation Agency has ruled that Canadian National Railway breached its level of service obligations to shippers...

Two bulls hit price stratosphere

Source: Barbara Duckworth, Producer.com, April 14, 2019  It was – 40 C on Feb. 25 when the Beechinor family prepared for their seventh bull sale. They...

Timing is tough when marketing around a trade dispute

Source: Ed White, Producer.com, April 11, 2019  Farmers shouldn’t worry about thinking strategically when marketing their canola this year until they price at least some...

Sask. cow delivers healthy quadruplets

Source: Karen Briere, Producer.com, April 11, 2019  LEROSS, Sask. — Benjamin Brinkman saw that Cow 46 was getting ready to calve. He had been told it...

Calculating the cost of a carbon tax

Source: Brian Cross, Producer.com, April 1, 2019  The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan says crop sector could see costs increase by $2 to $4 an...

Report weighs rural crime problem

Source: Robin Booker, Producer.com, April 4, 2019  Rural crime issues have significant effects in Western Canada because of its larger rural area and base of population. People...

Canola holds steady

Source: Glen Hallick - MarketsFarm, Producer.com, April 10, 2019  WINNIPEG – ICE Futures canola contracts were steady at the end of trading on Tuesday, with small...

Is Canada ready for African swine fever?

Source: Robert Arnason, Producer.com, April 4, 2019  John Ross sits through a lot of meetings. As executive director of the Canadian Pork Council, Ross is continually...

Except for southern Manitoba, flood concerns ease across Prairies

Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm, Producer.com, April 4, 2019  WINNIPEG – A slower-than-normal spring melt has helped to alleviate most flood concerns across the Prairies, except in...

New research quantifying lameness in feedlot cattle

Source: John Campbell, Producer.com, April 4, 2019  Lameness in cattle is an obvious animal welfare issue. Lame cattle appear to experience extreme pain, have difficulty moving...
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