WinField United Canada, based at Saskatoon, Sask., and Country Farm Seeds, based at Blenheim, Ont., are entering into a business partnership to expand their seed portfolios, featuring the WinField United CROPLAN seed brand. Effective September 2020, the partnership will provide farmers in eastern Canada with high-performance genetics that are produced in Canada, and will be… Read More

Amendments to Alberta’s Meat Inspection Regulations could mean greater access for consumers to locally produced meat while still maintaining food safety standards, the province says. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry minister Devin Dreeshen has announced regulation changes to give operators more flexibility to meet legislated requirements. “Alberta produces the world’s best beef, pork, and poultry products,… Read More

Anyone and everyone who loves Canadian food is encouraged to show appreciation to the food industry every year on the Saturday of the August long weekend during Food Day Canada — this year it’s Saturday, August 1. Food Day Canada’s first iteration was back in 2003 during the BSE crisis, and was started by Anita… Read More

Following reports of U.S. residents getting unsolicited packages of unidentified seed from China over the last few days, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says it’s also investigating reports of individuals receiving mystery seeds in the mail. The CFIA hasn’t said where the packages are coming from, but warns Canadians to not plant seeds from… Read More

The organizers of the CropConnect Conference have made the decision to cancel the 2021 event. CropConnect, held each year at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre at Winnipeg, is hosted by Manitoba Canola Growers Association, Manitoba Corn Growers Association, Manitoba Flax Growers Association, Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers, Manitoba Oat Growers Association, Manitoba Seed… Read More