In this edition - November 24, 2017
An important part of precision agriculture is soil management. No matter how advanced technology becomes, soil health is central to precision agriculture’s success.
Farm groups have developed a program to help deal with animals in cattle truck rollovers.
Increased U.S. hog slaughter capacity is supporting Canadian prices, but concerns over NAFTA negotiations have potential to disrupt the market over the next year.
Canada’s role as a world exporter is much smaller than our role as a major importer of beverages and that’s not an indication of our weakness in the market. It signals our growing population with higher incomes, who have specific preferences for luxury goods.
Developing a relationship with a veterinarian now is one way livestock producers can be ready for regulatory changes that will require prescriptions for all veterinary antibiotics beginning December 2018.
Looking back on issues that growers had to deal with during the 2017 growing season, two things come to mind: insects and weather.
Farmers in Australia will soon be growing a Canadian oilseed used to make bio jet fuel thanks to a new "farm-to-flight" deal between Quebec-based Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., and Qantas Airlines.
A University of Saskatchewan PhD chemistry student has devised a new and more energy-efficient way to separate water from ethanol.