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Canadian Wheat Production Highlighted In USDA Report

Canada's wheat crop had a number of mentions in Tuesday's USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report. The report raised Canada's wheat crop by three million metric tons,…

Agriflash Headlines for December 13

Canadian Wheat Production Highlighted in USDA Report Yesterday, the USDA released its December World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report. The report raised Canada's wheat crop by three…

General Mills Encourages Farmers to Share their Story

In 2013, General Mills committed to sustainably sourcing 100 per cent of their top ten raw materials categories by 2020. That from Sustainability Engagement Manager with General Mills, Jay Watson,…

Bio-Cycle Shares their Sustainability Story

At the Farm Forum Event last week in Calgary, Bio-Cycle Solutions hosted a tour of the Nutrient Recycling Centre where they collect the organic waste needed for their fertilizer product, Bio-Sul.…

Agriflash Headlines for December 12

MacAulay Concludes Visit To Mexico City Federal Ag Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, concluded a two-day visit to Mexico City last Friday. While in Mexico City, MacAulay held his fifth official meeting…

Horses Stolen from Central Alberta are Still Missing

Breton RCMP are asking for the public's help in finding six stolen horses which are still missing. The animals were stolen from a property along Highway 13 between Buck Lake and Winfield in Central…

MacAulay Concludes Visit To Mexico City

On Friday, Federal Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay concluded a two-day visit to Mexico City. “Canada and Mexico’s strong, integrated markets provide an excellent trade environment for our quality…

A Standing Ovation for ABP's Outgoing Chair

The Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) gave a standing ovation to the outgoing Chair at their Annual General Meeting in Calgary, December 4 to 6. Bob Lowe of Nanton, was honoured for his two years of…

Agriflash Headlines for December 11

Advancements in Canola Varieties There has been a lot of advancements in canola varieties over the years. Justine Cornelsen is an Agronomy Specialist with the Canola Council of Canada, and says the…

More Access for Canadian Fresh Beef Overseas

Earlier this week, it was announced China will allow the importation of Canadian fresh-chilled beef in a pilot project, and establish documentation to enable bone-in beef trade. Dennis Laycraft,…

Canola Council President Visits China With PM

The president of the Canola Council of Canada participated in meetings held this week in China as part of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to the country. “Although formal trade negotiations…

Agriflash Headlines for December 8

The Certified Sustainable Beef Framework Has Been Launched The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef launched the Certified Sustainable Beef Framework December 7 in Edmonton, AB. The Framework…

Certified Sustainable Beef Framework Launches Tomorrow

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) is launching the Certified Sustainable Beef Framework this Thursday in Edmonton, AB. Chair of the Roundtable, Cherie Copthorne-Barnes, says the…

Agriflash Headlines for December 6

Agribition Set Some Records This Year Everyone who took part in Canadian Western Agribition in Regina this year, was talking about what a great show it was. Now the numbers are in to prove it. The…

Canada's Livestock Sector Benefits From PM's Visit To China

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in China this week building on the work achieved during Agriculture Minister Lawrence Macaulay’s recent trade mission to the country. There was some good news for…

Wheat Will Be One of the Big Stories of the 2017 Market

President of intelliFARM Inc., Brian Voth, says wheat will be one of the big stories of the 2017 market. Voth says, the big rally seen during seeding and into early summer, and a loss of wheat acres…

CGC Conducting Grain Grading System Review

Changes could be on the way for Canada's grain grading system. The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) is currently reviewing all aspects of its system with the goal of making it more relevant to the…

Agriflash Headlines for December 5

Labour Shortage in the Beef Industry The Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) says, a shortage of workers at the farm and beef processing levels remains a challenge for Canada's beef industry. They…

A New Addition to the U of A Reseach Ranch

A new gift arrived last week at the University of Alberta's Kinsella Ranch, courtesy of Senator Dan Hays. They received 78 Hays Converter cattle, which is a unique research breed for Alberta. Dean of…

A New Addition to the U of A Research Ranch

A new gift arrived last week at the University of Alberta's Kinsella Ranch, courtesy of Senator Dan Hays. They received 78 Hays Converter cattle, which is a unique research breed for Alberta. Dean of…

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