Farm groups are calling on senators to reject any amendments to Bill C-234 coming from the Senate’s agriculture and forestry committee. The private member’s bill, which was was originally designed to remove the federal carbon price or tax from natural gas and propane used on farms for activities such as drying grain and heating barns… Read More

For many farmers visiting Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS), the tillage demonstration has become a must-attend event. Independent agronomist and long-time COFS field demonstration host Pat Lynch says farmers see the benefits of tillage and it’s important to keep up to date with the evolution of tillage equipment to understand how it can best fit… Read More

The Senate’s agriculture and forestry committee has approved a significant amendment to the legislation that was supposed to remove the federal carbon tax from propane and natural gas used on farms for at least eight years. The change to Bill C-234, introduced by Senator Pierre Dalphond on Thursday, would remove the proposed carbon tax exemption… Read More

The Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers (CCWG or Wool Growers) held its 105th annual general meeting October 14, 2023 near Carleton Place, Ont. The meeting was tense, given the months-long uncertainty after long-time general manager Eric Bjergso was placed on paid leave in March 2023, following what the Wool Growers’ board calls “undisclosed liabilities” and “corporate… Read More

Every industry needs effective licensing and training to ensure customers receive high-quality service. On this episode of Talking Tile, host Bernard Tobin is joined by Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) drainage program coordinator Tim Brook for a look at the rules, regulations and training programs that drive Ontario farm drainage service… Read More

When it comes time to replace cows in the herd, one of the biggest questions producers face is whether to raise their own heifer calves or buy in bred-heifers or young cows. Kathy Larson, research associate and extension economist at the University of Saskatchewan, recently joined RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith to discuss the factors to consider… Read More

 

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