Alberta assessing cropland damage from floods Alberta crop and livestock producers may suffer losses from last week's floods, but Alberta’s agriculture minister says officials won’t know the extent of damage until waters recede further.
Wheat and barley commissions established in Saskatchewan With the new Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission, Saskatchewan producers will be able to direct check-off dollars into research, market development and promotion initiatives for their sectors.
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Changes to Canadian Grain Commission services and fees Changes to the Canadian Grain Commission's services and fees will begin on Aug. 1 as the result of changes to the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Grain Regulations, and a review of the fees charged for services and licences.
Monsanto commits $100 million to corn Monsanto is embarking on a long-range plan focused on breeding corn hybrids with earlier relative maturities adapted to the geography and climatic conditions in Western Canada.
Farm safety education in Canada growing The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) expects that over 12,000 children and participants will take part in Progressive Agriculture Safety Day events across Canada this year.