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Livestock centre of excellence receives $4.5 million from federal gov’t

The federal government has announced another $4.

Canadian net farm income grew 7.6% in 2016: StatsCan

StatsCan has released its net farm income report for 2016 and the results may surprise you considering the livestock and commodity market that producers faced.

New Alberta workplace bill would expand employment standards, allow unionizing on farms

The Alberta government has introduced legislation to overhaul workplace rules across the province, including expanding labour relations rights and employment standards rules to non-family farm workers.

Ottawa extends consultation on potential elimination of deferred cash tickets

The federal government is extending the comment period for its proposal to potentially eliminate the deferred cash ticket option for grain sales.

Glencore eyeing acquisition of Bunge

Global commodity giant Glencore — the majority owner of Regina-based grain company Viterra — is looking to expand its agriculture business, and has approached Bunge about a possible takeover.

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RealAg Radio, May 26: Slow rural internet, Conservative leadership, & snagged power lines

Friday = roundtable day on the radio podcast, as cohosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner are joined by Bern Tobin in southern Ontario.

RealAg Radio, May 25: Earth, wind & ‘Farmer Rapid Fire’ (also spraying and delayed planting advice)

Thursday’s radio podcast, co-hosted by Shaun Haney, Kelvin Heppner and Kara Oosterhuis (making her debut!), features:Wind! Soil’s been moving 🙁 and crops/bins/trampolines damaged in Western Canada.

RealAg Radio, April 24: Glencore approaches Bunge, NAFTA countdown & U.S. ag budget cuts

On Wednesday’s podcast, cohosted by Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner:Glencore says it has approached Bunge about a possible takeover.

Feature Articles

Bulls or bears in the field? — This Week in the Grain Market

Numbers show power line incidents spike during seeding

More rain means more soybeans for Ontario

Wheat Pete’s Word, May 24: Insect alerts, head snag, and delayed corn strategies

Grain companies looking forward to taking proposed rail legislation for a test drive

Slow rural internet speed is our competitive disadvantage

Garneau aiming to pass new rail legislation “later this year”

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