We’ve seen results from an early-campaign survey on what Canadians are worried about in regards to food, and we’ve heard from each of the four main parties heading into this federal election. But what I want to know is, what are YOUR priorities, Canadian agriculture? As media, I watched the debate, I interviewed Sylvain Charlebois… Read More

As harvest is in full force for most, it’s always good practise to be up to snuff when it comes to fire safety on the farm. Depending on where you live, conditions could be favourable for the smallest spark to light a grass fire. That being said, regular harvest conditions can lead to the potential… Read More

Canadian farms are currently facing a labour shortage, with no signs indicating it will get better in the short-term. In response, the Canadian government has announced plans to modernize the program. The Canadian government will put a focus on making the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program easier for users to use and understand better. Minister… Read More

Access to rural broadband Internet is a crucial part of running a successful farm and farm business. Whether it’s access to information, ability to use technology, or running a business from a rural area, Internet speed, access, and cost is becoming increasingly important for Canada’s rural areas. As the importance of rural Internet service rises,… Read More

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Wilson Loree Award from Farm Management Canada (FMC). The award was established 15 years ago to honour those that have made an extraordinary contribution to developing and promoting new and positive change in agricultural business management practices and expertise in Canada. The winner will be presented the award… Read More

We now have incredible capabilities to measure, record, and trace products and data points, on everything from a package of bacon, to online shopping choices, to yield in a field of grain. But just because we have the ability to measure something, doesn’t mean we’re making good use of that information, nor do can we… Read More