Manitoba farmers will see their crop insurance coverage increase by an average of seven percent while average premiums per acre will decrease by four percent in 2016. Manitoba Ag Minister Ron Kostyshyn made his annual crop insurance program announcements at Manitoba Ag Days on Tuesday, the last day before the pre-election blackout on Manitoba government… Read More

Editor’s note: This article was updated on June 5th with additional information regarding milkweed’s status under the Noxious Weeds Act and proposed biosecurity measures. The Manitoba government has proposed changes to its Noxious Weeds Act intended to make the legislation more flexible and responsive. First proclaimed in 1871, the act requires landowners and occupants prevent the growth,… Read More