Agriculture

Compensation urged for carbon tax costs from grain drying

Source: Jeremy Simes, Producer.com, February 10, 2020  LEDUC, Alta. — Rural and urban municipal leaders want the federal government to compensate or rebate farmers for...

Forecast indicates normal spring runoff

Source: Karen Briere, Producer.com, February 7, 2020  The first spring runoff forecast is expected in early March. Normal precipitation through the next three months is expected. A...

Pre-harvest glyphosate access slipping away

Source: Kevin Hursh, Producer.com, February 6, 2020  Known for its breakfast cereals, the iconic company has reportedly bowed to a shareholder pressure group with a...

Study into transportation rest stops finds little benefit

Source: Karen Briere, Producer.com, February 6, 2020  SASKATOON — A study has found that rest stops during transportation had little to no effect on calves...

Farmers slam glyphosate ban

Source: Robert Arnason, Producer.com, February 6, 2020  Canadian farmers and cereal crop associations want to speak to Kellogg’s. The maker of iconic cereal brands like Mini-Wheats...

Making 2020 the Best Year Yet

Source: Rachel Kraynick, P.Ag, Agriculture Programs Specialist, Yorkton, Saskatchewan.ca, 2020  Someone once said that the best teacher is not experience, rather evaluated experience. Being able to...

Virus fears weigh on global shipping sector

Source: MarketsFarm, February 4, 2020  Winnipeg,(MarketsFarm) – Global shipping rates continue to decline, hitting record lows in some cases, amid declining demand and concerns over...

Cache Valley Virus reports remain unconfirmed in Sask. sheep

Source: Barb Glen, Producer.com, February 3, 2020  Reports that a case of Cache Valley Virus has been recently found in a Saskatchewan sheep flock are...

Canadian grain exports behind on year due to poor Chinese demand

Source: MarketsFarm, Producer.com, January 31, 2020  Winnipeg, (MarketsFarm) – Canadian grain exports from licensed facilities are running well behind the previous year’s pace, due primarily...

Calving trauma called production risk

Source: Barbara Duckworth, Producer.com, January 30, 2020  Cattle producers can improve calf health and survivability by decreasing the negative effects of a difficult calving New beginnings...
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