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The draft 2023 Farm Bill passed by the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee last week is facing an uphill battle to gain approval from enough Democrat lawmakers ahead of a looming September 30th deadline on the extension of the 2018 Farm Bill. The House committee bill would increase support for farm commodity programs, but Democrats say they don’t…

2 days ago

Nearly a thousand workers at Cargill’s Dunlop beef processing facility at Guelph, Ont. are on strike, as of 12:01am on Monday, May 27, according to their union. The workers, who…

2 days ago

MPs on the House of Commons’ agriculture committee have published a list of recommendations for the federal government to tackle the issue of food price volatility after studying the topic…

3 days ago

The April 2024 results from the Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index reveal a nuanced picture of current farm financial performance nationwide, highlighting the variations in sentiment across demographics and farm types.…

5 days ago

The prime minister announced the appointment of a new deputy minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) on Friday. Lawrence Hanson, currently associate deputy minister of Environment and Climate Change…

6 days ago

It seems that when the spring hits each year, images start showing up on social media asking if a newly discovered arachnid might be a tick. While ticks have been…

6 days ago

Saskatchewan-based seeding equipment manufacturer SeedMaster has announced plans for a $10 million expansion to its manufacturing facilities at Emerald Park, just east of Regina. The company says it has acquired…

6 days ago

A potential labour stoppage at both of Canada’s main railways — CN Rail and CPKC — likely won’t begin until the middle of July or later, according to CPKC, raising…

6 days ago

The Manitoba Crop Alliance is now four years old, and the amalgamation of five producer groups is moving on from getting itself up and running to charting big things for…

7 days ago

A dairy worker in Michigan is the second person to test positive for the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus circulating in American dairy cow herds. The first case of…

 

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