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Category: News

Saskatchewan makes farmer-focused changes to PST exemptions

By: Brittany Warner

May 27, 2022

Amendments have recently been made to Saskatchewan’s Provincial Sales Tax (PST) exemptions which could positively affect farmers. The changes come...Read more »

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Dairy TRQ Round Two: U.S. files new complaint over Canadian dairy import rules

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 27, 2022

The U.S. has filed a new trade complaint over Canada’s freshly updated rules for dairy imports. On Wednesday, U.S. Trade Representative, Katherine...Read more »

Manitoba taking it day-by-day and field-by-field

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 26, 2022

Manitoba farmers are finally able to start getting seed in the ground following a string of spring storms that had some areas of the province...Read more »

New CEO named for Farmers Edge

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 26, 2022

The board of Farmers Edge has announced its choice for the new chief executive officer for the company. Vibhore Arora will replace company founder...Read more »

Despite temporary dips, the forecast for commodity prices remains positive

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 25, 2022

Although we’ve experienced dips in market pricing, there are good reasons to be cautiously optimistic about where commodity prices are for now,...Read more »

North America’s first net zero plant protein processing facility set to break ground in fall 2022

By: Kara Oosterhuis

May 24, 2022

A $225 million plant protein processing facility is to be built in Strathmore, Alberta. Phyto Organix is set to break ground on the 15-acre facility,...Read more »

FCC announces support for beef sustainability program

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 24, 2022

Canadian beef producers who are certified through the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB), are now eligible to receive an...Read more »

Evolution and adoption of new farming practices is critical to the future of the global food supply chain according to AEM

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 22, 2022

A new white paper document released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), outlines 13 trends that they say requires the attention of...Read more »

Crop insurance seeding deadline for soybeans extended in Manitoba

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 20, 2022

Manitoba farmers struggling with wet conditions this year will have a few more days to plant soybeans while still receiving full crop insurance...Read more »

Health Canada defines and clears path forward for gene-edited crops

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 20, 2022

Health Canada has issued a long-awaited clarification on how it will regulate different forms of plant breeding, including newer gene-editing...Read more »

Digging in to the Canada-U.S. dairy TRQ dispute, as the U.S. contemplates its next move

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 20, 2022

Canada is standing by its proposed solution regarding dairy tariff-rate quotas under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), as U.S....Read more »

Chasing the headlines in this tight wheat market

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 19, 2022

It’s been a wild week in the wheat markets, with lots of trading action and news stories driving the markets. Chaos, says Jon Driedger of Leftfield...Read more »

Bill to exempt on-farm propane and natural gas from carbon tax passes 2nd reading

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 19, 2022

Bill C-234 took a step forward on Wednesday, as the House of Commons voted in favour of it at second reading, sending it to the Standing Committee on...Read more »

China lifts embargo on canola from Richardson and Viterra

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 18, 2022

The Chinese government has lifted restrictions on imports of canola from Canada’s two largest exporters that dated back to March 2019. Richardson...Read more »

Canada’s trade minister holds firm on dairy TRQ position

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 17, 2022

After Canada defended its standpoint on dairy tariff-rate quotas (TRQs), the U.S. trade representative, Katherine Tai, has released a statement...Read more »