Monthly Archive

2011

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Agriculture News

2011 A Good Year For Cattle Producers

"Certainly it was very positive. We've seen the market really turn around in 2011 and turn into one of the better cattle markets I can remember, certainly better than anything we've seen since 2003, read more..

Agriculture News

Majority, Marketing Freedom Highlights

Federal Ag Minister, Gerry Ritz 2011 will likely go down as the year the Canadian Wheat Board was stripped of its monopoly. Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says his primary highlight from read more..

Agriculture News

FNA Notices Optimism In Ag Sector

  With relatively strong grain and livestock prices, there's some optimism in the ag sector heading into 2012. "Of course we had the water problems, but you know what impresses me the most is that... read more..

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Maintaining Ag Budget

The president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture says one of CFA's priorities for 2012 will be to maintain the federal budget for agriculture. "I don't think it's any surprise that one of th read more..

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Wheat Growers Continuing With Lawsuit

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is looking to recoup the money spent by the Canadian Wheat Board in its fight against Bill C-18. "We have every intention to get farmers' money back, read more..

Agriculture News

No Injunction Against Bill C-18

A Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench judge did not grant an immediate injunction against Bill C-18 on Friday. The eight former directors of the Canadian Wheat Board were asking for an immediate suspen read more..

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Companies Offering Wheat & Barley Contracts

Wheat and barley growers now have some decisions to make as grain companies are introducing their post-single desk prices. Some companies' bids were available on Friday, while other buyers waited f read more..

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CWB Monopoly Over

  The CWB's single desk for wheat and barley is no more. Saskatchewan producers got some good news on Thursday as Bill C-18 passed to officially dismantle the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk. ... read more..

Agriculture News

More Freedom For Farmers; For Now

The Canadian Wheat Board has been stripped of its monopoly, at least for now. Bill C-18 - the legislation to end the CWB's single desk  has received Royal Assent. The Governor General signed off on read more..

Agriculture News

CWB Announces Next Step In C-18 Fight

The Canadian Wheat Board's farmer-elected directors are taking another step in trying to prevent passage of Bill C-18. The CWB is filing an application at Manitoba's Court of Queen's Bench, asking read more..

Agriculture News

Teaching Children About Farm Safety

Yara Regional Manager Andrew Swenson visits Lindale School A new farm safety book was launched in Moose Jaw Tuesday. Yara Belle Plaine and the Saskatchewan Abilities Council have been partners for read more..

Agriculture News

C-18 Reaches 3rd Reading In Senate

Bill C-18 - the legislation to end the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk - moved through the Senate Report Stage Monday night. Third reading will begin Tuesday afternoon. The third and final vote read more..

Agriculture News
DMJ News

Lawyer Feels Ruling Should Halt CWB Legislation

(file photo)   Contrary to what the government is saying, the Federal Court ruling issued this week could hold up the Tories' plan to end the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk according to a Winn read more..

Agriculture News
DMJ News

CWB Wins Court Battle

The Canadian Wheat Board office. The Canadian Wheat Board is extremely pleased with Wednesday's federal court ruling that the Minister for the CWB acted illegally in denying Prairie farmers a vote read more..

Agriculture News

ICDC Holds Meeting

The ICDC held a meeting in Moose Jaw Tuesday.   The Irrigation Crop Diversification Centre held it’s Annual General Meeting in Moose Jaw Tuesday as part of the Irrigation Conference. Rob Oldhaver read more..

Agriculture News

Federal Court Case Rules In Favour of CWB

A federal judge ruled that Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has broken the law by not issuing a plebiscite to farmer.   It's the outcome that had CWB supporters and opposers sitting on the edge of read more..

Agriculture News

Irrigation Conference In Moose Jaw

The 16th annual Irrigation Conference is happening Tuesday and Wednesday at the Temple Gardens Mineral Spa in Moose Jaw. This year's theme is a "World Class Opportunity to Irrigate". Roger Pederso read more..

Agriculture News

Court To Hear CWB Cases

A federal judge will hear two cases related to the legislation to end the Canadian Wheat Board's single-desk marketing system in Winnipeg Tuesday. Both the Canadian Wheat Board itself and the Friends... read more..

Agriculture News

Seeds 2000 Sold To Nufarm

  One of the world's largest crop protection firms has announced the acquisition of a Minnesota-based sunflower seed company. Nufarm Limited, through its subsidiary, Nuseed, has acquired Seeds 200 read more..

Agriculture News

End Of Single Desk Inevitable; Toews

  District 10 director for the Canadian Wheat Board, Bill Toews says he realizes Bill C-18 will soon become law. The legislation to end the CWB's single desk received first reading in the Senate on ... read more..

Agriculture News

C-18 Passes Final Commons Vote

The legislation to end the Canadian Wheat Board's single desk received final approval from the House of Commons Monday evening. Voting to a continuous applause, the Conservatives carried Bill C-18 read more..

Agriculture News

Wheat Values Drop Sharply

World wheat supplies have reached "burdensome" status, according to a market analyst with the Canadian Wheat Board. "I would say supplies are burdensome for sure," says Neil Townsend. "And the big read more..

Agriculture News

WeatherFarm To Continue After Single Desk

Regardless of what happens to the Canadian Wheat Board, the WeatherFarm program will continue, according to the vice president of Earth Networks. The CWB has been one of Earth Networks' main partners... read more..

Agriculture News

Supply Management Will Be Defended

The international trade minister says the federal government is not changing its position on supply management. "We have made it very clear time and time again, as recently as the throne speech. It read more..

Agriculture News

Agribition Underway In Regina

The Canadian Western Agribition officially kicked off Monday in Regina,  with the "burning of the brand". For 41 years, Agribition has been one of the biggest agricultural and livestock showca read more..

Agriculture News

Grainworld Cancelled For 2012

The changes to the Canadian Wheat Board's marketing system are having a number of ancillary impacts. The CWB has announced it will not be hosting the GrainWorld conference in 2012. The event brought... read more..

Agriculture News

Fleet Named Seed Of The Year

A leading meadow bromegrass variety has been named the 2011 Seed of the Year - West. Fleet was developed by Dr. Bob Knowles at AAFC Saskatoon in 1987. SeCan Marketing Rep Trent Whiting nominated t read more..

Agriculture News

Supply Management In The Spotlight

The formal announcement that Canada wants to be part of the TransPacific Partnership has renewed discussion about the future of supply management. Until now, the main reason given for Canada not be read more..

Agriculture News

ADM To Double Canadian Biodiesel Production

Archer Daniels Midland yesterday announced plans to build a 265 million liter biodiesel plant in Lloydminster, Alberta. The plant will help fulfill Canada's renewable diesel mandate. Since July 1st read more..

Agriculture News
DMJ News

Ag Minister Unveils New Program

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced the details of a new $50-million Agricultural Innovation Program at the SARM Midterm Convention in Regina this past week. Ritz says the program was read more..

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