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Agriflash Headlines for June 22

More on the Mystery Wheat from Southern Alberta Officals still don't know how the handful of RoundUp Ready wheat plants got to Southern Alberta. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has done extensive…

Japan Officials Visit Canada After Suspending Canadian Wheat Imports

Officials with Japan's Ministry of Agriculture were in Canada this week to assess the situation concerning the genetically modified (GM) wheat found in Alberta. Japan has temporarily suspended…

Alberta Genetically Modified Wheat a Topic at Farm Progress Show

Attendees of Canada's Farm Progress Show in Regina were updated about the handful of genetically modified wheat plants found in Southern Alberta. Mitchell Japp with Saskatchewan’s Ministry of…

Canada's Farm Progress Show is on Now

Foothills MP and Associate Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, John Barlow, will be making the trip to Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina today. Barlow will meet with industry leaders to…

Agriflash Headlines for June 21

Keeping Livestock Cool this Summer It's important to keep livestock cool as the temperatures start to rise. Animal Health Surveillance Vet, Glen Duizer, says an unknown fact is that certain animals…

Beef Producers are Cashing Cheques in New Pilot Project

Beef producers are putting some extra money in their pockets with a new pilot project. The one-year Canadian Beef Sustainable Acceleration Pilot Project is under way, aimed at creating a certified…

Soybean Markets Continue To Face Pressure

The soybean markets have been taking a big hit as a result of war of words taking place between China and the United States. In response to trade threats being made by U.S President Donald Trump,…

Raising Awareness on the Tiny Superheroes of Agriculture

This week some of the tiniest superheroes in agriculture are being celebrated. It's National Pollinator Week, and Bee Keeper Kristen Hall with Bee My Honey in Nanton said, some of their bees are kept…

Agriflash Headlines for June 20

The Importance of Pollinators in Agriculture This week some of the tiniest superheroes in agriculture are being celebrated. It's National Pollinator Week, and Bee Keeper Kristen Hall with Bee My…

Crop Report Says Southern Alberta Still Needs More Rain

According to Alberta Ag and Forestry's latest Crop Report, Western parts of the Southern and Central Regions have received the lowest amount of rain since the beginning of June compared to the rest…

Agriflash Headlines for June 19

Another Country Bans Canadian Wheat Imports On Monday, South Korea joined Japan in banning Canadian Wheat Imports. This after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced the discovery of a handful…

South Korea Joins Japan in Banning Canadian Wheat Imports

A few RoundUp Ready wheat plants from Southern Alberta have caused another country to ban Canadian wheat imports. On Friday, June 15th, Japan banned Canadian wheat imports after it was announced…

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