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Investors continue to see potential in agtech, as Farmers Business Network (FBN) has secured US$250 million in funding from a group of new and existing investors. The Series F funding for FBN, announced on Monday, was led by funds managed by New York-based BlackRock Inc., with participation from new investors Baron Capital Group, Balyasny Asset Management, Mandi Ventures, Lupa Systems…

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As part of the Alberta government’s $10 million Irrigation Rehabilitation Program, the St. Mary’s River Irrigation District (SMRID) will receive an allotted $2.6 million in funds to address water infrastructure.…

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The government of Ontario has pledged a $2.35 million investment to the University of Guelph (U of G) for advanced animal research related to livestock health, well-being, and productivity. Designed…

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Health Canada has confirmed that docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) refined canola oil is safe for human consumption. The highly refined oil is derived from Nuseed’s omega-3 canola. The Canadian Food Inspection…

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With the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement process in tatters, Canada is among a group of 23 WTO members that are trying to apply a band-aid solution for settling trade…

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To protect the health and safety of Canadian and migrant farm workers, the government of Canada has been working with municipal, provincial, and territorial governments, as well as farmers, workers,…

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Second quarter earnings reports are being released, and the numbers tell the tale of farm equipment manufacturers and dealers struggling to maintain sales of new iron. AGCO — the parent…

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After setting a new grain shipping record in the 2019-20 crop year, CN Rail is raising the bar on the number of grain cars it’s committing to move on a…

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The Government of British Columbia is waiving minimum income requirements for existing B.C. farm operations, allowing them to maintain their current property tax farm status for 2021. “Our government is…

6 days ago

If ever you’ve been asked about a food or agriculture topic and not known where to send someone for more answers, Utensil.ca may be your new go-to online resource. Utensil.ca…