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Former Conservative Ag Minister Concerned Over Canola Shipments

Former Federal Conservative Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says the current Liberal government should be doing more when it comes to clearing up the canola situation with China. Earlier this month C... read more..

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Seeding Expected To Be Delayed In North Dakota

It's appears seeding south of the border will be delayed by a couple of weeks. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says in a normal year, farmers in the southern part of the state usu... read more..

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Canola Council Says China Unwilling To Purchase Canadian Canola Seed

The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) has provided an update on market access challenges affecting all canola seed exports to China.  The organization says while there was some initial optimism tha... read more..

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China Agrees To Meet With Canadian Scientists

  There has been some movement this week from China in regards to the stopping of canola seed shipments from Winnipeg-based Richardson International. Canada's Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude read more..

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KAP Supports A Number Of Federal Budget Items

  KAP has long called for highspeed internet access in rural, remote and northern communities – and Tuesday's budget promised to add new money to existing investments to make this happen, read more..

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CFA Says Budget 2019 Recognizes Many Pre-Budget Recommendations

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is pleased with several key announcements in the Federal Budget that recognized many of the group's pre-budget submission recommendations. "We will also be... read more..

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Dairy Farmers Pleased With Budget Announcement

  Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is welcoming Tuesday’s federal budget announcement, which contains a funding envelope of $3.9 billion to compensate Canada’s dairy, poultry, and egg s read more..

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Cattle Markets Improving

Prices seem to be turning around on the cattle markets. Brian Perillat is the Manager and Senior Analyst at Canfax. "On the feeder cattle side we've seen a bit of spring pressure over the last coupl... read more..

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Canadian Pork Council Welcomes ASF Preventative Measures

Last week the federal government announced new funding of up to $31 million to increase the number of detector dogs at Canadian airports to help prevent illegally imported meat products from entering ... read more..

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Budget 2019 Proposes Up To $3.9 Billion To Support Supply-Managed Farmers

  Following the recent ratifications of CETA and CPTPP, the federal government's 2019 Budget is proposing up to $3.9 billion in support for supply-managed farmers. Support will be offered to su read more..

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Ag Awareness Day Focuses On Protein

On Tuesday, the Manitoba government marked Agriculture Awareness Day at an event highlighting local initiatives and expertise related to animal and plant proteins. “Demand for high quality prot... read more..

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Governments Support Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

The Canadian and Manitoba governments are providing $20,000 over two years to support the 2019 and 2020 Manitoba Cup Equestrian Competition at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. “Our government is... read more..

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Niverville Woman Travels To Kenya To Learn About Small-Scale Farming

Colleen Dyck of Niverville, Manitoba has been chosen to spend one week on the farm of a female small-scale farmer in Kenya by Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Her flight left this past Sunday. Colleen&... read more..

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Manitoba Pork To Attend African Swine Fever Forum In Ottawa

Canada will be hosting the first ever international forum on African swine fever at the end of April in Ottawa. Jenelle Hamblin is the Manager of Swine Health Programs with Manitoba Pork. "Manitoba ... read more..

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CASA Releases Farmer Health Insurance Availability Report

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has released a first-of-its-kind report examining health and disability insurance available to Canadian farmers. The report underscores the availab... read more..

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International Trade Minister Speaks On China Canola Issue

  The Chinese canola issue was a key topic of discussion at this week’s Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) Annual Convention. International Trade Minister Jim Carr sp read more..

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Spring Road Restrictions Begin March 20

Spring road restrictions for southern Manitoba come into effect next week. They'll begin at 6am on Wednesday, March 20th and last until the end of May. The purpose of the road restrictions is t... read more..

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Winnipeg-Based Buhler Industries To Build Bigger Tractors For Kubota

  Kubota Corporation has announced its decision to utilize the development and production capabilities of Winnipeg-based Buhler Industries for a new series of tractors. This new arrangement wil read more..

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Forks Market To Host 15th Discover Agriculture In The City Event

The 15th Discover Agriculture in the City event takes place Saturday at the Forks Market in Winnipeg. The event is a chance for Winnipegers to learn more about where their food comes from. Close to ... read more..

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New Food Guide More Affordable

  Canada's new Food Guide places more focus on plant-based eating and eliminated the four food groups that most Canadians have grown up with. A new survey done by Dalhousie University and the U read more..

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Farmers Participate In Combine To Customer Program

Farmers from across western Canada were in Winnipeg this week to learn more about how their grain makes it to the end customer. One of the participants in the Combine to Customer program was Kevin Pe... read more..

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More Dogs Being Added To Canada's Airports To Help Stop African Swine Fever

On Thursday, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced new funding of up to $31 million to increase the number of detector dogs at Canadian airports to help prevent illegal... read more..

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Ag Minister Says Science-Based Approach Being Taken With China

Canada's new Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says the government is taking a science-based approach to solving the issue involving China and Winnipeg-based Richardson International. During a... read more..

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Cigi Receiving $6.2 Million Through Canadian Agricultural Partnership

The Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) is receiving $6.2 million in funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP). The announcement was made Wednesday in Winnipeg by Minister of... read more..

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Tough Start To Year For U.S. Cash Markets

  The start of 2019 has been tough for hog producers watching the U.S. cash markets. Tyler Fulton is the Director of Risk Management with Hams Marketing Services. "A lot of pressure on the cas read more..

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Cardlock Systems Not Exempt From Carbon Tax

The way it stands now, farmers who purchase fuel at a cardlock system will have to pay the federal government's carbon tax starting April 1, 2019. The federal government said it would exempt producer... read more..

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Federal Government Supports Women In Agriculture

On Tuesday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced Farm Credit Canada's new Women Entrepreneur Program. “Our government recognizes and supports the important contri... read more..

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Canadian Grain Commission Wants Input On Falling Number And DON

  As part of its grain grading modernization initiative, the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) wants to hear from grain sector stakeholders to provide input on whether falling number and deoxyniva read more..

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Conservatives Calling For Emergency Meeting To Discuss Canola Export Issue

  Conservative members of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food have called for an emergency meeting to discuss the Chinese government’s revocation of Richardson's canola import read more..

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Canada's New Ag Minister Sets Out On First Agricultural Tour

Canada's new agriculture minister is making her first trip across the country this week. Marie-Claude Bibeau is in B.C. Monday meeting with farmers, processors and industry leaders. “I am thri... read more..

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