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India Extends Pulse Fumigation Exemption

The Canadian government says it has secured pulse access into India for another three months. India has granted a series of exemptions since 2004 to an import regulation regarding mandatory…

Federal Ag Critic Concerned With Government's Handling of Chemical Approval and Registration

Conservative Agriculture Critic David Anderson is concerned by the way the federal government is handling chemical approval and registration. Health Canada has proposed a ban on the controversial use…

(VIDEO) Checking Seeding Equipment Now Reduces Stress Later, Says Little Morden GM

With temperatures warming up, farmers are beginning to think about getting back into the field. Before they do, there are some things they need to think about before heading out. Abe Penner is the…

Soy Canada Commends Government's Commitments To Ag In 2017 Budget

Soy Canada Executive Director Jim Everson says the federal government's focus on innovation in last week's budget is important to the soybean industry and for agriculture in general. Everson also…

Water Remains #1 Issue For KAP In Reducing Government Red Tape

Issues surrounding water is the number one concern for Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) when it comes to reducing unnecessary government red tape. The farm lobby group recently met to discuss…

Brandon University Joins Effort To Bring Soybean Processing Plant To Manitoba

Brandon University (BU) is partnering with the Westman Opportunities Leadership Group (WOLG) with hopes of bringing a soybean processing plant to Manitoba. The group is composed of a network of…

NFU Aims To Be Included In Funding Legislation

The Manitoba chapter of the National Farmers Union (NFU) feels it's being discriminated against in the way the province provides access to funding. Currently only one general farm organization is…

EU Approves Dow DuPont Merger

The European Union has approved the $130-billion merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont. The new company would be required to sell substantial assets, including key research and development activities, to…

Plum Coulee's Global Grain Sold

Global Grain Inc. in Plum Coulee has been sold to Globeways Canada. Global Grain specializes in exporting dry edible beans from growers in southern Manitoba to buyers around the world. Marcos Mosnaim…

Federal Ag Critic Not Smiling Over 2017 Budget

The federal agriculture critic says he’s not giving the new budget a passing grade. David Anderson says when it comes to agriculture, the Liberals have recycled some money from previous…

KAP President Surprised To See Agriculture Mentioned In Federal Budget

Keystone Agricultural Producers President Dan Mazier says he was surprised to see agriculture mentioned in last week's federal budget. "Inside of the budget there were little hidden nuggets on…

Brandon Researcher Testing Commercial Viability of Sweet Potatoes

A researcher at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon is testing whether it would be commercially viable to grow sweet potatoes in Manitoba. Dr. Sajjad Rao revealed some of his findings earlier…

110th Royal Manitoba Winter Fair Underway In Brandon

Approximately 100,000 visitors are expected to pass through the gates this week at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair in Brandon. This year marks the 110th anniversary of the event, which is held at…

EU Approves Dow Dupont Merger

The European Union has approved the $130-billion merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont. The new company would be required to sell substantial assets, including key research and development activities,…

Eichler Looking Forward To Federal Budget Announcement

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

Canadian Grain Commission Appoints New Chief Grain Inspector

Gino Castonguay has been appointed by the Canadian Grain Commission as Chief Grain Inspector for Canada, replacing Randy Dennis, who has retired. "Mr. Castonguay's previous experience as a grain…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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