Title Published Date Author
CN Shipping Record Volumes of Grain 23 March 2017 Written by Cory Knutt
CFA Pleased With 2017 Federal Budget 23 March 2017 Written by Cory Knutt
ARBI Endorses Water Stewardship Framework 23 March 2017 Written by Cory Knutt
Eichler Looking Forward To Federal Budget Announcement 22 March 2017 Written by Cory Knutt
Ag Awareness Day Focuses On Public Trust 22 March 2017 Written by Cory Knutt
Manitobans Not Ready To Pay More For Organic 22 March 2017 Written by Cory Knutt
Traveling Exhibit Showcases Canola 21 March 2017 Written by Cory Knutt
Grain Commission Opens Consultation on Proposed New Canada Eastern Wheat Class 21 March 2017 Written by c
Province Hosting 12th Annual Ag Awareness Day 21 March 2017 Written by Cory Knutt
CFIA Seeking Feedback On Canola Fungus 21 March 2017 Written by Cory Knutt

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CN Shipping Record Volumes of Grain

CN Rail says grain movement is on record pace after a slow start last fall, due to wet conditions at harvest. Director of Grain Marketing David Przednowek talked about how grain has been moving so…

CFA Pleased With 2017 Federal Budget

Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnet says he's pleased with what he saw in Wednesday's federal budget announcement. "I think there's a lot of positive mention for agriculture…

ARBI Endorses Water Stewardship Framework

The Board of Directors of the Assiniboine River Basin Initiative (ARBI) has endorsed a Framework for Water Stewardship. The Framework is the culmination of more than two and half years of…

Eichler Looking Forward To Federal Budget Announcement

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau is set to table the Liberal's 2017 budget today. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is optimistic that the budget will recognize the potential of…

Ag Awareness Day Focuses On Public Trust

Public trust was the theme of the 12th Annual Agriculture Awareness Day hosted Tuesday at the Manitoba Legislative Building. Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler highlighted the importance of…

Manitobans Not Ready To Pay More For Organic

Farmers making the switch to organic are finding it to be a little bit easier than once thought. Laura Telford, organic specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, says controlling weeds isn't that big of…

Traveling Exhibit Showcases Canola

Travelers passing through Winnipeg's James Armstrong Richardson International Airport this month are getting a crash course on canola. A traveling exhibit entitled "Canola: A Canadian Story of…

Grain Commission Opens Consultation on Proposed New Canada Eastern Wheat Class

The Canadian Grain Commission has begun a consultation on its proposal to introduce a new eastern wheat class. Wheat industry stakeholders including grain handlers, processors, marketers, breeders…

Province Hosting 12th Annual Ag Awareness Day

The 12th annual Agriculture Awareness Day takes place today at the Manitoba Legislative Building. The event, which is formalized in the Farm and Food Awareness Act, sets aside the third Tuesday of…

CFIA Seeking Feedback On Canola Fungus

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is seeking feedback on ways to manage a plant fungus which can decrease the quality and yield of canola. On its website, the CFIA has posted a draft risk…

Manitoba Pork Welcomes Changes To Environment Act

The provincial government wants to make it easier to build hog barns and manure storage facilities. The move is part of the government's effort to reduce red tape and unnecessary regulations.…

Winter Wheat Acres Remain Low

Winter wheat acres have been down across the Prairies in recent years. That was the message from the Western Winter Wheat Initiative, who hosted a pair of grower events last week in Brandon and at…

Manitoba Beef Producers Releases Carbon Pricing Policy

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) has released its own carbon pricing policy, in an effort to ensure the province's beef producers are recognized for their work in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.…

Fumigating Pulse Crop Deadline From India Still Looming

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay updated the media Thursday on his recent trip to India. MacAuley was in Saskatoon attending the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM)…

India Pulse Situation Affecting Markets

It's been quite the whirlwind so far this year in the ag markets. Jonathan Driedger is a senior market analyst with FarmLink Marketing Solutions. He says the canola market has seen really strong…

Colder Weather Could Make A Comeback In April: Lerner

The change in the weather to warmer conditions is a welcome site for farmers. Agri-Meteorologist Drew Lerner, with World Weather Inc, was speaking to prairie producers this week. He said we could…

City Residents To Learn About Farming Neighbours

Residents of Winnipeg will have a chance this weekend to find out more about where their food comes from. The annual Ag in the City event is taking place Friday and Saturday at the Forks Market in…

Manitoba Farmers Concerned About Carbon Tax

Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) is busy gathering farmers' feedback about the proposed carbon tax. The federal government has ordered all provinces to begin charging a price on carbon by 2018.…

Governments Invest in Agriculture Education

The federal and provincial governments are investing $25,000 to expand and create new opportunities for young people to learn about agriculture and food. “Agriculture is attracting the best and the…

March 31 Deadline Approaches For Multiple Programs

March 31, 2017 is an important date for farmers to remember. The day marks the deadline for forage insurance, other AgriInsurance programs and the Farmland School Tax Rebate. Forage insurance is part…

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