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Alberta cattle groups planning plebiscite on return to non-refundable check-off

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) and the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association (ACFA) have announced they’re aiming to hold a plebiscite this fall, with the goal of returning to a non-refundable provincial .

Canadians want GMOs labeled, study suggests

While consumer opinion is split on the health and safety of food and food ingredients derived from genetic modification (GMOs), the majority of Canadians support labeling foods that contain GMOs, .

CN confirms purchase of 1,000 new hopper cars

CN Rail says it is moving ahead with a previously discussed plan to purchase 1,000 new grain hopper cars over the next two years following the passage of Bill C-49 .

Saputo buys Ontario specialty dairy company

Montreal-based dairy giant Saputo has announced the purchase of Shepherd Gourmet Dairy, based at St.

CPTPP text tabled in the House of Commons

The Canadian government has taken a step toward ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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RealAg Radio, May 25: Marc Garneau, new hopper cars, & our new field editor

What a week! To put the bow on a busy week in the ag world, here’s the lineup for Friday’s show, with host Shaun Haney:Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau discusses .

RealAg Radio, May 24: New hopper cars, a wheat class answer, and Peter’s Word

We’ve hit the half-way mark of this next-to-last week of May and the weather has improved slightly in a few areas of the Prairies, as tinder-dry areas such as Brandon, .

RealAg Radio, May 23: Rural restaurants, Farmer Rapid Fire, & lessons from the energy sector

Shaun Haney kicks off Wednesday’s show talking about the best hole-in-the-wall restaurants in rural towns (send him your favourite at the email address below or in a tweet with #RealAgRadio).

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Farm groups applaud transportation bill becoming law

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