In this edition - December 8, 2017

Many farmers got a break from hailstorms this year

Hail caused less damage across the Prairies in 2017 than it did in 2016, according to the final report tabled Dec. 4 by the Canadian Crop Hail Association.

WESTERN PRODUCER

Improving flax one allele at a time

Rust hasn’t affected Canadian flax for more than 40 years, but new varieties must still incorporate resistance

COUNTRY GUIDE

Christmas tree prices on the rise for first time in almost a decade

You might have to pay a little more for the evergreen scent of a natural Christmas tree this year as droughts and increased demand have put pressure on prices.

CANADIAN BUSINESS

 


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