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Majority Of Crops In Flowering And Grain Filling Stages

Hot temperatures continue to advance crops across Manitoba, although the province would benefit from a good rain. Manitoba Agriculture's weekly crop report says the majority of crops are in the…

Ag In Motion Opens Today In Saskatchewan

It’s opening day for Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Farm Expo. Ag in Motion runs Today through Thursday at their site near Langham, Saskatchewan. The show links farmers to the latest in…

Federal Ag Minister Says Railways Are Working To Improve Grain Movement

The issue of grain transportation and getting this year’s crop to market is never far from the minds of Prairie farmers. Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay said last week that farmers…

When Should Farmers Consider Applying A Rescue Nitrogen Fertilizer?

Nodulation has been low on fields without a history of soybeans this year, which could be due in part to the dry seeding conditions. That from Laryssa Stevenson, a production specialist with Manitoba…

Farm Leaders Preparing To Meet With Ag Ministers

Farm leaders are getting ready to meet with Canada's agriculture ministers at the annual Industry-Government FPT Roundtable later this week. Economic strategy will be a key discussion topic as…

Farmers Need To Build Resilience Says FCC Economist

Canadian producers need to focus on building resilience into their business to maintain or grow their operations in turbulent times. That according to Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Chief Agricultural…

Goss's Wilt Found In Manitoba Corn

Manitoba Insect & Disease Update - July 11, 2018 Diseases: Goss's wilt was observed near St. Claude. Early symptoms of Goss's Wilt were observed near St. Claude last week. Symptoms of the disease…

Federal Government Protects Workers Exposed To Grain Dust

The federal government has announced changes to the occupational health and safety regulations for workers exposed to grain dust and flour dust in federally regulated workplaces. “Every employee has…

The Golden Arches Will Serve Sustainable Beef

McDonald's Canada announced they will be serving certified sustainable beef through their Angus burger line-up. The announcement was made at the Calgary Stampede's Agriculture and Agri-Food…

MacAulay Continues Cross-Country Tour, Announces Investment In Grains Research

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay has announced an investment of up to $6.3 million in funding to the Western Grains Research Foundation. “Research and innovation are vital to growing…

Corn Crop Taking Advantage Of Recent Heat

Manitoba's corn crop has been taking advantage of the recent heat and moisture. Morgan Cott, agronomist with the Manitoba Corn Growers Association says most corn has reached the tassling mark, adding…

(VIDEO) Plum Coulee Ag Equipment Manufacturer Celebrates 30 Years

What started out as a small welding shop back in 1988 in Plum Coulee, is now shipping agricultural equipment to customers across Canada, the United States, and Australia. Mandako is celebrating its…

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