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News Food & Beverage General
September 16, 2020  

Three-year Cleanfarms project focusing on improving Ag plastic recycling

Cleanfarms project is examining how plastic wrap and other used materials can be recovered for recycling.

News Food & Beverage General
August 4, 2020  

Ont. govt. investing $2.35M in advanced animal research

Research investment will help farmers safely manage livestock

News Food & Beverage General
July 27, 2020  

Yukoners turn to farming to build self sufficiency, market for local food

As Yukon’s local food business develops, there’s potential to start exporting food products to Alaska or southern Canada

News Food & Beverage General
June 24, 2020  

Outbreaks on farms are holding back the entire region, says Windsor, Ont., mayor

The mayor said public health officials have failed to ensure all migrant workers are tested for COVID-19

News Food & Beverage General
June 9, 2020  

Animal rights activists say agriculture bill violates charter rights

Proposed law would increase protection for farmers against civil liability, fines for trespassing up to $15,000.

News Food & Beverage General
June 2, 2020  

Ranchers, feedlots worried about future impact of COVID-19

Cargill plant in High River shut down for two weeks due to a COVID-19 outbreak, now operating at about 60% capacity.

News Manufacturing General
June 2, 2020  

Alberta investing $40M in food, farming, and forestry innovation

ERA will provide near-term capital for challenge projects that lead to longer term economic recovery, investment attraction and job creation.

News Food & Beverage General
June 2, 2020  

120 workers test positive for COVID-19 at farm near Simcoe

Approximately 20,000 migrant workers come to Ontario each year to work on farms and in greenhouses.

News Food & Beverage General
May 19, 2020  

Longer growing seasons have limited effect on combating climate change

If plant growth keeps increasing, length of the growing season could remove CO2 emissions from the atmosphere.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 5, 2020  

Feds to unveil emergency aid for agri-food sector hit hard by COVID-19

Farmers are making decisions about whether to plant crops, culling livestock because of reduced meat processing capacity.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 15, 2020  

Enough food but COVID-19 will still cause challenges: Bibeau

Labour shortages on farms and illness among employees at processing plants affect the food supply.

News Food & Beverage General
March 11, 2020  

Feds invest $2.3M in potato disease research

As part of the project, the Canadian Horticulture Council will survey potato fields to determine the levels of Potato Early Dying disease

News Food & Beverage Transportation General
February 27, 2020  

Feds warned agricultural sector near ‘tipping point’ due to blockades

Producers are having difficulty getting their products to market

News Food & Beverage General
February 13, 2020  

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

Big winners would be Canada and Russia, more than four million square kilometres of boreal forest would become arable land.

News General
February 13, 2020  

Competition Bureau investigating agricultural suppliers over sales activity

Looking at whether the companies restricted or refused to sell product to retailer Farmer Business Network Canada.