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June 28, 2021  

Valmet and Red Leaf Pulp sign agreement for new pulp tech

Red Leaf Pulp Ltd. and Valmet Ltd. have signed

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March 31, 2021  

AGI promotes Paul Householder to COO

Ag Growth International Inc. has promoted Paul Householder to the

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March 31, 2021  

Buhler Industries announces election of directors

Buhler Industries Inc. announced that the nominees listed in

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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.

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August 4, 2020  

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

Research investment will help farmers safely manage livestock

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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February 27, 2020  

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

Producers are having difficulty getting their products to market

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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.

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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.

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February 10, 2020  

Dairy industry warns of price hike as a result of NB Saputo plant closure

Farmers will have to ship their milk as far as Victoriaville, Que., or Dartmouth, NS, for processing.

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January 28, 2020  

Switching grape varieties helps winemakers adapt to climate change: study

Wine grapes are sensitive to temperature, so many growers have been feeling the effects of a changing climate for decades.

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November 11, 2019  

Ben & Jerry’s sued over ‘happy cow’ characterization

False advertising by saying the milk and cream in its products comes from “happy cows.”

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October 15, 2019  

China tempers hopes about US tariff war truce

US complaints China steals or pressures companies to hand over technology have not been addressed.

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October 8, 2019  

Alberta to introduce bills on farm safety, greenhouse gas emissions

New budget coming. Premier Jason Kenney said there will be restraint.

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October 8, 2019  

US signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade

U.S. farmers have been operating at a disadvantage in Japan since Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

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July 25, 2019  

Chinese importers looking at buying more US farm goods

Beijing blocked imports of U.S. soybeans and raised tariffs on other farm products in response to Trump’s duty increases on Chinese goods.

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May 14, 2019  

Jury: Monsanto to pay US$2B in weed killer cancer case

Third such courtroom loss for Monsanto in California since August.

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April 30, 2019  

Saskatchewan premier wants more action against China over canola

Scott Moe says farmers are ready to start putting seed in the ground and more action is needed from the federal government.

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April 30, 2019  

Canada looking for new canola customers, pushing China to verify claims: Carr

Feds are pushing China to allow Canadian delegation to visit China to verify complaints that Canadian canola is contaminated with pests.

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April 23, 2019  

US wins WTO case against China over grain exports

China can appeal the decision.

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March 14, 2019  

Chinese evidence behind canola impasse? Nothing so far: Carr

International Trade minister said Canada is pushing to solve the economically important matter.

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March 12, 2019  

AGI acquires machinery maker Millitec in India for $109.5M

Winnipeg manufacturer moves into the rice processing systems space with a complete product line.

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October 1, 2018  

Canadian dairy farmers’ group pans new trade pact with US, Mexico

Group says greater market access and elimination of competitive dairy classes will shrink the Canadian industry.