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Enlist E3 Soybeans Coming To Canada

  Corteva Agriscience, a division of DowDuPont, has announced plans for the commercial launch of Enlist E3 soybeans in Canada, Brazil and the United States beginning in 2019. Enlist E3 soybeans read more..

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Soybean Growers Experienced Lower Yields, Green Seed In 2018

Soybeans was one of the many crops affected by dry conditions last year. Cassandra Tkachuk, production specialist with Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers (MPSG), talked about the 2018 growing season ... read more..

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Ag Outlook 2019-2020 Market Forecast

Neil Townsend, FarmLink’s Senior Market Analyst, says he’s a little bearish going into the 2019-20 crop year, noting that farmers may be yielding their way to success. “Some of the ... read more..

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Manitoba Pork Assists In Alberta PED Investigation

It was revealed last week that the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) was discovered for the first time in Alberta. The first Canadian PED case was confirmed in Ontario back in 2014, and has sinc... read more..

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Hensall Co-op Acquires ILTA Bean Plant At Bloom, MB

Hensall District Co-op has acquired ILTA Grain Inc's edible bean processing plant located at Bloom, Manitoba, including a satellite receiving station at Miami. The facility has the capacity to proces... read more..

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Keystone Potato Producers Supports STARS

Keystone Potato Producers Association (KPPA) has made the decision to provide annual financial support to STARS. The move was made at their recent AGM in Portage La Prairie, where members unanimously... read more..

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Dairy Farmers of Canada Questions The New Food Guide

The revised Canada Food Guide set to be released later this month has Dairy Farmers of Canada worried about the future health of Canadians. The national farm organization says Health Canada plans to ... read more..

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Federal Government Funds Crop Research

On Tuesday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, announced a federal investment of up to $39.3 million to four science clusters including barley, wheat, diverse field crops and soy... read more..

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New Food Safety Regulations In Effect

Canada's new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) are now in effect. The regulations are consistent with international standards and focus on prevention and allowing for faster removal of unsaf... read more..

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Bayer Commends Health Canada On Glyphosate Review

Last week, Health Canada backed up its 2017 decision that glyphosate does not pose a risk to human health or the environment when used as directed. "We're very pleased with the announcement and fully... read more..

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Cereal Commissions Want Further Value Creation Consultations

Western Canadian cereal commissions, including Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association (MWBGA) and the Prairie Oat Growers Association (POGA), are calling for major changes in the federal govern... read more..

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Province Releases 2019 Grasshopper Forecast

  The province has released its grasshopper forecast for the upcoming crop year. The risk of economical populations of grasshoppers developing in 2019 varies, depending on location, but overall read more..

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Canadian Sustainable Beef Pilot Project Extended

  Cargill says the Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration Pilot project is being extended. One year after the launch, the pilot has delivered about 3.7 million pounds of certified sustainabl read more..

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Lorne Boundy Gives 2019 Market Outlook

Paterson Grain Merchandiser Lorne Boundy was at St. Jean Farm Days last week giving his 2019 market outlook. He started off talking about soybeans. "It's going to be really dependant on what happens... read more..

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New Rules Announced For Drone Operators

Starting June 1, 2019, farmers using drones on their operation will have to abide by a new set of rules that were announced last week by Transport Canada. The new rules will see the creation of two d... read more..

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Another Busy Year Ahead For The Canadian Cattlemen's Association

The Canadian Cattlemen's Association will continue their work on trade files in 2019. Executive Vice President, Dennis Laycraft, says with a new congress in Washington, they still have to get the Uni... read more..

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Food Guide Changes Could Hurt Dairy Sector

  The federal government is set to release a new Canadian Food Guide. It was recently made known that some changes to the Guide may include the limit of dairy products. For Portage la Prairie read more..

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U of M Appoints New Dean To Faculty Of Agricultural And Food Sciences

Dr. Martin Scanlon has been appointed as Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba. His five-year term started on January 1, 2019. “I look forward to ... read more..

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Health Canada Says 2017 Glyphosate Re-Evaluation Decision Will Stand

  Health Canada says its final re-evaluation decision on glyphosate from 2017 will stand. This after the department received eight notices of objection. Health Canada says after a thorough sci read more..

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Canadian Dairy Industry Reduces Carbon Footprint

The Canadian dairy sector has one of the lowest carbon footprints in the world. This according to the findings of the latest life-cycle assessment of the industry's environmental performance. "I'm r... read more..

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No 'Silver Bullet' For Battling Herbicide Resistant Weeds

Herbicide resistant weeds was one of the topics discussed this week at St. Jean Farm Days. The province's weed specialist Tammy Jones was asked if there is a solution that farmers can turn to. "Ther... read more..

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CFIA Says Bovine TB Case In BC Is New Strain

Canada's chief veterinarian says that a reported case of bovine tuberculosis found in British Columbia is a distinct strain never before found in wildlife or domestic livestock in Canada. During a me... read more..

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World Weather Inc's Drew Lerner Gives Prairie Outlook

World Weather Inc's Senior Agriculture Meteorologist Drew Lerner is giving his weather outlook for the next couple of months. "Kind of status quo for the next two months," he said. "February and Janu... read more..

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FCC Watching Five Key Economic Trends In 2019

FCC chief agricultural economist J.P. Gervais is sharing five key economic trends in agriculture to watch in 2019. “Agriculture is an exciting and dynamic industry driven by passion and possibi... read more..

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First Case Of PED Virus Discovered In Alberta

For the first time, the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) virus has been discovered in Alberta. On Tuesday, January 8, Alberta Pork reported on their website the virus, which causes diarrhea and vomiti... read more..

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China Approves Two Canola Traits Using Biotechnology

  The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) is applauding Tuesday's news that two canola traits developed using biotechnology have been approved in China. The Canola Council says the approvals open th read more..

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Province To Pay Out $3.2 Million Through Hay Disaster Benefit

  Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC) is notifying producers that the Hay Disaster Benefit has been triggered and associated payments will begin shortly. The estimated payout for read more..

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Manitoban To Receive National 4-H Award

4-H Canada has selected Elaine Froese of Boissevain-Morton as its first 4-H Canada Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Elaine is being recognized for her accomplishments in Community Engagement &am... read more..

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University Of Manitoba Studying Rapid Discolouration Of Bison Meat

An assistant professor at the University of Manitoba is looking at ways to extend the shelf life of bison meat. Dr. Argenis Rodas-Gonzalez says part of the reason that bison discolourates faster than... read more..

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U.S. Hog Cash Markets Show Signs Of Life

  U.S. hog cash markets showed signs of life last week. Tyler Fulton is the director of risk management for Hams Marketing Services. "The holiday period is typically one where there's more hog read more..

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