The wheat market received some bearish fundamental news this week from crop scouts participating in the annual U.S. Wheat Quality Council tour in Kansas. The tour, which was cancelled last year due to COVID-19, is seen as an early season indicator of new crop U.S. wheat supplies and protein quality. The average Kansas hard winter… Read More

Canadians generally like their steaks less well done than Americans, according to new survey results released by Abacus Data. With grilling season around the corner, the polling firm Abacus Data, which is known for its political research, asked 1,500 Canadians how they like their steak in a survey conducted in late March. The majority of… Read More

The Manitoba government announced its plan to start eliminating education taxes on property, including farmland, in its 2021 budget unveiled on Wednesday. The province says the education property tax burden on residential and farm properties will be reduced by 50 per cent over the next two years — 25 per cent per year in 2021… Read More

A Conservative private member’s bill that aims to address the risks from biosecurity breaches and trespassing on farms was approved at the second reading stage in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Brought forward by Foothills MP John Barlow, Bill C-205 would amend the Health of Animals Act to “make it an offence to enter,… Read More

 

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