In what is being described as a “momentous occasion” by its chairperson, the Board of Directors of Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) has approved a new governance model for the institute, according to a press release. The change, approved at its annual general meeting on June 18, will see board membership expand to include representation… Read More

Hot on the heels of Alberta rolling out its own wheat commission, farmers and politicians alike were on hand at Canada’s Farm Progress Show to announce the launch of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission. RealAgriculture.com’s editor, Lyndsey Smith, sat down with Gerrid Gust, who farms at Davidson, Sask., and… Read More

The Canola Council of Canada recently announced the findings from an Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada-funded Chinese study that suggests dairy cattle fed canola meal significantly increased their total milk production. The study shows that when used in dry rations, meal from Canadian canola can increase daily milk production by .6 kilograms per cow, according to… Read More

 

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