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December 2020

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Food Prices Expected To Increase In 2021

The 11th annual edition of Canada’s Food Price Report forecasts an overall food price increase of 3 to 5% for 2021. The most significant increases are predicted for meat at 4.5 to 6.5%, bakery a... read more..

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Bibeau Announces $3.7 Million For Programs That Help Farmers Manage Risk

On Tuesday, Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced an investment of $3.7 million for two projects in support of Farm Management Canada at the Agriculture Excellence Conference. "T... read more..

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Protein Industries Canada Invests In Development Of New Applications For Pulse Flours

On Tuesday, Protein Industries Canada announced a $6.3 million partnership that will research and develop new applications for pulse flours. Avena Foods, Big Mountain Foods, Daiya Foods, Bakenology a... read more..

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Province Commits to $4 Billion Dollar Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Expansion

Irrigators from across the province have gathered online this week. Beginning yesterday, the 25th annual Irrigation Saskatchewan Conference began, and the hot topic seemed to focus on the provincial ... read more..

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Friends Of The CWB To Pursue Claim Against The Government Of Canada

  A unanimous ruling by the Manitoba Court of Appeal gives a green light for the Friends of the Canadian Wheat Board to continue with their claim against the Government of Canada. Stewart Wells read more..

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Ag Critic Calling For Rapid Testing For International Farm Workers

Lianne Rood, Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, is calling on Liberal Health Minister Patty Hajdu to initiate a COVID-19 rapid testing pilot for international farmers workers ... read more..

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Four Seed Groups Vote In Favour Of Amalgamation

Four seed sector organizations have all voted in favour of amalgamation to become one new, national organization. Seeds Canada will become a reality on February 1, 2021. The four amalgamating organi... read more..

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Wheat Growers Voice Concerns With Federal Government

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association (WCWGA) was not pleased with what was presented in the federal government's Fall Economic Statement 2020. The group says that agriculture and specifical... read more..

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Reopening Canola Seed Access To China For Richardson And Viterra Remains A Priority

China has been a major focal point for the Canola Industry when it comes to market access. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Market Access Secretariat Kathleen Donohue told participants in the Canol... read more..

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Canola Production Falls As Harvested Area And Yields Decline

Statistics Canada says Canadian farmers produced more wheat, soybeans, corn for grain, barley and oats in 2020 as a result of favourable conditions compared with the previous year, while canola produc... read more..

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Manitoba MP Introduces Bill To Bring Tax Fairness For Farms And Small Businesses

In the coming years, many farms and small businesses will be seeking to transfer their operation to a family member. Currently in Canada it is more expensive to sell a small business or farm to a fam... read more..

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CP Rail Sets November Record

CP Rail has completed its best-ever November and second-best-ever month for shipping Canadian grain and grain products, with 2.96 million metric tonnes moved. This exceeds the previous November recor... read more..

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Sask Pulse Board Of Director Election Finalized

Six candidates were running for the three board positions with Sask Pulse. The successful candidates taking a board seat include Corey Loessin of Radisson, Winston Van Staveren of Creelman and Ter read more..

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The SaskCanola Director Election Results Are In

  Over a thousand producers voted in SaskCanola's Election this year,  with eight people running for the four vacant position on their Board of Directors. The newly elected Directors inclu read more..

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Prairie Farm Groups Call For An Extension On Private Grade Crossings Regulations

With one year left before new mandatory grade crossing requirements must be met, the leaders of Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP), the Alberta Federation of Agriculture (AFA), and the Agricultural... read more..

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CFA Supports AgriStability Proposal

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and stakeholders across the food supply chain have been urging Canada's federal, provincial and territorial governments to return the AgriStability program... read more..

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New Weed Control Option For Farmers

A Chaplin area farmers invention is moving closer to manufacturing. Organic producer Ron Gleim developed the X-Steam-inator as a way of trying to control weeds in his organic crop without the use of ... read more..

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It's Canola Week!

  Canola Week this year has gone virtual. Canola Council of Canada President Jim Everson told participants yesterday that market access is a top priority for the industry going forward. "We're read more..

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