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Ag Minister Not Taking Trade Relationship With US For Granted

Like many others, Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler liked what he heard out of the meeting last week between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US President Donald Trump. While there was…

Corn Growers Expecting Increase In Acres In 2017

Manitoba corn producers saw some big yields in 2016, despite some challenging growing conditions. That was the message from Manitoba Corn Growers Association President Myron Krahn at last week's…

Warm Days, Cool Nights Helping With Flood Concerns

G3 Weather and Crop Specialist Bruce Burnett says the mild conditions we're experiencing should continue for at least the next few days. He notes it's expected to cool down this week, but…

Positive Outlook For Canadian Ag Sector: AAFC Report

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's 2017 Canadian Agricultural Outlook suggests a continuing positive economic situation for the sector. "Canada's agriculture and agri-food industry is a key driver of…

Pulse Fumigation Talks Ongoing Between Canada and India

The Canadian pulse industry remains on edge as India considers rejecting shipments that have not been fumigated before they arrive in the country. The way it works now, India has been treating the…

FCC Announces New Loan For Young Entrepreneurs

Last week Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lawrence MacAulay and Farm Credit Canada (FCC) announced a new loan for young entrepreneurs in the agriculture retail, manufacturing and food…

CFA Applauds EU CETA Approval

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) was pleased to see the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement approved by the European Union's parliament this week. Implementation legislation in…

Wheat Growers Continue To Push For Grain Commission Refund

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is continuing to call on the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) to reduce, and refund, user fees charged to farmers marketing their grain. The CGC collects…

Collaboration Conversation Continues At CropConnect

The CropConnect Conference has wrapped up for another year. The two-day event in Winnipeg brings together eight grower organizations for two days of meetings and informational sessions. Event…

Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers Hosts 2017 AGM At CropConnect

Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers kicked off CropConnect 2017 Wednesday with their annual general meeting. Chair Jason Voth said it was a mixed-bag for growers this past year with moisture creating…

Baker Community Farms Repeats As Corn Champion

Baker Community Farms out of MacGregor has won the Manitoba Corn Growers Association's Annual Corn Competition. The award was presented Wednesday night at the Crop Connect Conference in Winnipeg.…

Dr. Carla Taylor Wins 2017 Canola Award of Excellence

The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) has awarded Dr. Carla Taylor with the 2017 Canola Award of Excellence for her contributions to the canola industry. Taylor was given the award Wednesday…

Today Marks First Ever Agriculture Day

Today, February 16 marks Canada's first ever Agriculture Day. It's a time to celebrate and draw a closer connection between Canadians, our food and the people who produce it. In the 1930's, more than…

Federal Government Invests Over $2.2 Million To Support Manitoba Crop Sector

Wednesday morning at CropConnect in Winnipeg, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced more than $2.27 million in funding for Manitoba's crop sector. “Canadian farmers produce the…

Government Research Investments To Benefit Crop Producers

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing more than $1.6 million in eight research projects dealing with a wide range of issues facing crop producers. The announcement was made this…

Hog Markets Expected To Resume Bullish Trend

US negotiated cash hog markets are expected to resume their bullish trend this week after a setback last week. Tyler Fulton, director of risk management for Hams Marketing Services, notes that hog…

Can Soybean Production Support Crushing Facilities In Manitoba and North Dakota?

It's been questioned whether an announced soybean processing plant near Jamestown, North Dakota might hurt the chances of a facility being built here in Manitoba. Minnesota Soybean Processors…

Canadian Pork Breaks Export Records

Recently released 2016 Canadian pork export statistics show the Canadian pork industry can fill global demand when favourable terms of access to foreign markets exist. “Pork producers understand that…

Province Makes Appointments To Manitoba Farm Products Marketing Council

Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler has announced a number of appointments to the Manitoba Farm Products Marketing Council. “The newly appointed chair, vice-chair and directors for the…

Low Protein Affecting Marketability Of Western Canadian Soybeans

Low protein content is an issue for Western Canadian soybeans. Soy Canada's Director of Market Development Jim Millington discussed the issue at a Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers (MPSG) soybean…

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