Organizers of the Canadian Poultry XPO (CPX) have announced the inaugural event will not go forward this November. Instead, the event will be held November 3-4, 2021, at Stratford, Ont. All payments for exhibit space and sponsorship for CPX 2020 now carry forward to CPX 2021. All exhibitors and sponsors will receive a 10 per… Read More

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

The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame has announced its 2020 slate of inductees. The four individuals who are being celebrated for having made significant contributions to Canadian agriculture are: Jay Bradshaw, James Halford, Bryan Harvey and Douglas Hedley. The hall, which is administered by a 12-member volunteer board, says it will formally recognize the 2020… Read More

Wendy’s Canada has announced plans to source 100 per cent of its lettuce for salads and sandwiches from one Canadian greenhouse, Whole Leaf,  based at Coaldale, Alta. “The move to greenhouse-grown lettuce is part of our ongoing commitment to offer Canadians the highest quality, best-tasting ingredients,” says Lisa Deletroz, senior director of marketing for Wendy’s… Read More

It started cool, turned hot and dry, and now the rain has started to fall — just in time for corn pollination. Ontario’s 2020 growing season is a far cry from perfect but it’s certainly much better than last year at this point. Doug Alderman, vice president of sales and marketing for PRIDE Seeds, says… Read More

CN Rail has announced plans to acquire 1,500 new generation, high-capacity grain hopper cars with delivery starting in January of 2021. These new railcars will encourage economic recovery through job creation in the North American manufacturing sector, as well as help CN continue to meet the growing needs of grain farmers and grain customers, the… Read More

Aspire Food Group has announced it is moving forward with plans to create a 100,000 sq ft cricket farm at London, Ont. The company plans to commercialize insects-as-protein for the North American market. The plant will hatch, raise, and process crickets into a protein powder. “This first-of-its-kind commercial facility will enable not just Aspire Food… Read More