The federal government has announced more than $4.3 million in funding to support Canada’s pulse and special crop industry in an effort to meet growing consumer demand for plant-based protein. The funding, announced by Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau on November 17, will support international marketing activities to find foreign buyers, improve performance of transportation networks, and… Read More

When parliament returns November 22, the Canadian government will be led by a 39 member cabinet that was announced earlier this week. Heading up the agriculture file will be returning Ag Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. Other departments with a significant impact on agriculture include the ministries of environment, trade, and health. On Thursday, RealAg Radio host… Read More

Pulse Canada’s president, Greg Cherewyk, will step up as leader of Pulse Canada, April 1, 2021. Long-time CEO Gord Bacon has announced his retirement from the role after 25 years with the organization. “Greg Cherewyk is a respected leader, is well known to Canadian pulse growers, traders and processors. He will, without a doubt, continue… Read More

It’s the middle of October and there is a lot of harvest yet to do in the Prairie Provinces. Many farmers got off to an early start, progress was ahead of schedule, and then things ground to a halt. No one knows for sure, but back of the envelope estimates conservatively put the value of… Read More

The majority of Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission members at the group’s annual meeting in Saskatoon on Wednesday voted in favour of a resolution to join Cereals Canada. The commission is notably absent from the list of producer organizations that are already members of the national group that aims to “ensure a profitable and vibrant future for… Read More

 

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