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While most pastures across Saskatchewan were blanketed with snow this past winter, the landscape will change quickly as warm weather arrives.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 11:45

CARA lining up details for 2018 field program

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This past year has provided a great illustration of the evolution of CARA. What began back in 1979 with a few field demo projects has grown over the years to become a broad based program targeting many aspects of crop and forage production as well as improving the environmental footprint of agriculture.

For the past six decades, the purebred cattle producers in southeast Alberta have had a venue for buying and selling their bulls close to home at the Medicine Hat Bull Sale and since its beginnings, has always been held at the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede.

Beef and dairy farmers around the world are looking for ways to reduce methane emissions from their herds to reduce greenhouse gas emissions – a global priority.

(CP) Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says the problems moving Canadian grain this year are ongoing and unfortunate.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientist Dr. Qiang Liu is developing a new plant protein-based bioplastic that will keep meat, dairy, and other food products fresher longer.

Thursday, 22 March 2018 07:05

FCC AgriSpirit Fund open for applications

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Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. The fund will award $1.5 million in funding this year.

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