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New support scheme for water-stressed districts as crop insurance becomes voluntary

Changes to PM Fasal Bima Yojana leave famers without effective support for crop losses in time of climate emergency  

DowntoEarth 20 Feb 2020 11:19 am

Grower advocacy groups found Farmers for a Sustainable Future

Bill Spiegel Byline: Representing millions of U.S. farmers, 21 farm groups are publicly launching Farmers for a Sustainable Future (FSF), a coalition committed to environ

Successful Farming 20 Feb 2020 1:19 am

We take a lot for granted

EIGHT DAYS IN November 2019 taught us lessons that I hope we carry with us for some time. CN Rail train crews went on the longest rail strike in a decade and the ramifica 19 Feb 2020 11:36 pm

Focusing on DON

MYCOTOXIN PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT RESEARCH THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN mycotoxins and grain farmers is a toxic one, and its driving Grain Farmers of Ontario to continue in 19 Feb 2020 11:33 pm

3 Big Things Today, February 19, 2020

Byline: 1. Wheat Drops on Profit-Taking; Corn, Beans Little Changed Wheat dropped in overnight trading on profit-taking after jumping yesterday. Futures closed up 23 cent

Successful Farming 19 Feb 2020 5:48 pm

First-of-its kind survey pegs 1.5% of world's farmland under organic cultivation

India has most number of organic cultivators but only 1.1% of acreage

DowntoEarth 19 Feb 2020 10:35 am

Advancing Women in Ag Conference This March

The Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference is taking place in Calgary in late March. It's been an annual event for several years now. 19 Feb 2020 12:26 am

Agriculture Community Continues to Push Communication to Consumers

Alanna Cook has been a longtime champion for agriculture in Canada. She served for many years as Deputy Agriculture Minister with the provincial government and now speaks 19 Feb 2020 12:23 am

Soil Science Professor Receives 2020 Canola Award of Excellence

Manitoba Canola Growers Association has recognized Dr. Don Flaten with the 2020 Canola Award of Excellence for his years of research, teaching and extension. 19 Feb 2020 12:11 am

Conservative MP Introduces Private Members Bill To Protect Biosecurity On Farms

On Tuesday, Federal Conservative Agriculture Critic & Alberta MP John Barlow introduced Bill C-205, an Act to amend the Health of Animals Act. 19 Feb 2020 12:09 am

Conservative MP Introduces Private Members Bill Exempting Farmers From Carbon Tax

On Tuesday, Philip Lawrence, Conservative MP for NorthumberlandPeterborough South, tabled a Private Members Bill in the House of Commons to amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollu 19 Feb 2020 12:07 am

Feed shortages impact livestock production costs

Just as weather conditions in Atlantic Canada impacted feed crops, Mother Nature has caused feed shortages across the rest of the country as well. 18 Feb 2020 11:46 pm

3 Big Things Today, February 18, 2020

iStock: simazoran Byline: 1. Wheat Jumps Overnight on Australian Production Woes Wheat surged in overnight trading after the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resourc

Successful Farming 18 Feb 2020 5:40 pm

Union budget 2020-21 - explained in 15 charts

Nirmala Sitharaman's budget has little to offer rural India. Allocation to several schemes were slashed below 2019-20 revised estimates 

DowntoEarth 18 Feb 2020 12:06 pm

3 Big Things Today, February 17, 2020

David Ekstrom Byline: 1. Grain Markets Closed Monday to Observe President's Day Grain markets are closed today in observance of Presidents Day. Trading will resume at 7 p

Successful Farming 17 Feb 2020 6:28 pm

Government of Canada committed to Manitoba agriculture

The province of Manitoba has a long and proud legacy of agriculture. It is a strong economic engine of growth for the province and for the country, generating total reven 15 Feb 2020 12:22 am

Climate change could open new land to farming, but caution needed: study

Climate change could open a whole different area in Canada to farming, says newly published research. 15 Feb 2020 12:20 am

Pesticide Management Bill 2020 must address important concerns

This is because agriculture in India is largely dependent on chemicals including pesticides and their usage has a huge impact on the health of humans, animals, bio-divers

DowntoEarth 14 Feb 2020 9:16 pm

What Farmers Are Reading This Week, February 7-14

David Ekstrom Byline: This week, multiple companies released new information on equipment. Along with the equipment updates, the USDA released a new report, crop insuranc

Successful Farming 14 Feb 2020 6:21 pm

3 Big Things Today, February 14, 2020

iStock: Tryaging Byline: 1. Soybeans, Grains Little Changed in Overnight Trading Soybeans and grains were little changed overnight as investors weigh the economic impact

Successful Farming 14 Feb 2020 5:26 pm

A deeper Mississippi River will improve the economics of soybean exports

USDA Byline: After many years, the Mississippi River will finally get deepened, aiding the barges that carry U.S. farmers' commodities to the Gulf of Mexico. This week, t

Successful Farming 14 Feb 2020 3:14 am

Competition Bureau investigating major agricultural suppliers over sales activity

The Competition Bureau says it is investigating several major agricultural suppliers to determine if conduct alleged against them may significantly harm competition in Ca 14 Feb 2020 12:14 am

FCL lifts cardlock fuel restrictions across Western Canada

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) has lifted daily card purchase restrictions on diesel and gasoline that were implemented last week at Co-op Cardlocks across the thr 13 Feb 2020 11:48 pm

Government of Canada supports new pilot risk management tool for pork producers

Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today the development of a risk management strategy being undertaken by the Manitoba Pork Council fo 13 Feb 2020 11:45 pm

Fertilizer Canada calls on Prime Minister Trudeau to lift blockades preventing the transportation of essential..

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must act decisively to prevent a complete shutdown of Canadas rail system at a critical time for the fertilizer industry and our farmer cust 13 Feb 2020 11:41 pm

CFO Women in Leadership Community Engagement Activity at Burlington Chamber of Commerce

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) was pleased to invite farmer-members to attend the Burlington Chamber of Commerces Adversity, Resiliency, Success panel discussion earlie 13 Feb 2020 11:37 pm

India to witness severe food inflation due to extreme weather

The record-breaking vegetable price rise indicates an era of high food inflation in coming years

DowntoEarth 13 Feb 2020 8:03 pm

3 Big Things Today, February 13, 2020

Byline: 1. Soybeans, Corn Lower Overnight on Global Demand Worries Soybeans and grains were lower overnight as the coronavirus continues to spread, increasing concerns th

Successful Farming 13 Feb 2020 5:36 pm

Farmers want Modi to avoid unfair trade deals with Trump

Expresses concern over possible access of US agri products to Indian markets

DowntoEarth 13 Feb 2020 12:54 pm

Government of Canada helps grain farmers manage risk and build public trust

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau participated today in CropConnect to announce funding for new projects that will help Canadas grain industry manage 12 Feb 2020 11:50 pm

New Lumivia CPL insecticide now available for 2020 growing season

Corteva Agriscience is pleased to announce the commercial launch of Lumivia CPL insecticide seed treatment, which has a new mode of action for early-season protection aga 12 Feb 2020 11:47 pm

Stuart Wright Will Lead OSCIA as 2020 President

The 2020 slate of Provincial Directors for the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) was introduced in early February at their annual conference in London 12 Feb 2020 11:34 pm

3 Big Things Today, February 12, 2020

Gil Gullickson Byline: 1. Corn, Beans Little Changed Overnight on Quiet WASDE Report Corn and soybean futures were little changed after yesterdays World Agricultural Supp

Successful Farming 12 Feb 2020 5:45 pm

It's Time To Thank A Farmer!

Today is Canada's Agriculture Day! Marty Seymour is the Director of Industry Relations with Farm Credit Canada and says todays a great day to celebrate Agriculture. At it 12 Feb 2020 12:27 am

Barlow Says Liberals Are Carbon Taxing Canadian Agriculture Into Bankruptcy

Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food John Barlow says the Liberal Agriculture Minister is ignoring evidence in failing to exempt farmers from the Ca 12 Feb 2020 12:24 am

U-of-C Gets $5 Million Gift

The University of Calgary's School of Public Policy has announced the creation of the Simpson Centre for Agricultural and Food Innovation and Public Education. It was mad 12 Feb 2020 12:18 am

New Program Helps Farmers With Grain Drying

A new grant program has been established to help farmers upgrade their grain handling systems. The Efficient Grain Dryer Program allows applicants to choose equipment tha 12 Feb 2020 12:15 am

Thousands raise a fork on Canadas Agriculture Day

Online and in person, thousands of Canadians raised a fork to Canadian agriculture during the fourth annual national celebration of one of countrys most dynamic and vital 12 Feb 2020 12:02 am

3 Big Things Today, February 11, 2020

David Ekstrom Byline: 1. Corn, Beans Little Changed Overnight Ahead of WASDE Report Corn and soybean futures were mixed in overnight trading ahead of todaysWorld Agricult

Successful Farming 11 Feb 2020 5:30 pm

Getting A Good Stand Establishment Is Key

Producers taking part in this years Top Notch Farming events are learning more about the importance of getting a good stand establishment. Warren Ward, an Agronomy Specia 11 Feb 2020 12:25 am

Wet Fall Means Increased Risk Of White Mould

Altona and Portage hosted meetings for edible bean growers last week. David Kaminski, field crop pathologist with Manitoba Agriculture & Resource Development, talked abou 11 Feb 2020 12:06 am

Canadian Beef Producers Now Competing With Australia

Australia has become a competitor for Canadian beef producers. Michael Young is president of Canada Beef. 10 Feb 2020 11:57 pm

Province To Study Wildlife Predation Of Cattle And Sheep

The Manitoba government is launching a three-year applied research project to identify and test ways to reduce economic loss from wildlife predation of cattle and sheep h 10 Feb 2020 11:53 pm

Feb 11 Marks Fourth Annual 'Canada's Agriculture Day'

On February 11, Canadians will be celebrating the fourth annual Canada's Agriculture Day. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau will be marking the da 10 Feb 2020 11:48 pm

Manitoba Focuses on Financial Aspect in Preparations for ASF

Manitoba's Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development says the province's top priority in developing plans for responding to African Swine Fever is preparing to add 10 Feb 2020 11:35 pm

How turmeric became tribal south Rajasthans saviour spice

The success of organic turmeric cultivation in Dungarpur prove that it isn't necessary to look towards global crops like BT cotton as saviours 

DowntoEarth 10 Feb 2020 8:20 pm

Erratic rain to hit agri, livestock in Mauritania, Senegal

Food and Agriculture Organization warned west African countries

DowntoEarth 10 Feb 2020 6:30 pm

3 Big Things Today, February 10, 2020

Byline: 1. Corn Lower, Beans Higher as Investors Weigh WASDE Vs. Coronavirus Corn futures were lower in overnight trading while soybeans were higher as investors weight t

Successful Farming 10 Feb 2020 5:33 pm

Bumblebees are in danger too due to climate change

The Times of India 10 Feb 2020 8:52 am

Climate change is now coming for your Oreos

The latest victims of climate change could be Oreos, as drenched fields across the US make the wheat thats a key ingredient a scarcer commodity. Winter-wheat plantings fe

The Times of India 10 Feb 2020 8:44 am