In this edition - February 16, 2018
Retail and consumer demands for better traceability and greater transparency are driving blockchain implementation in agriculture, and farmers could be beneficiaries of its adoption.
The buzz around the second year of Canada’s Agriculture Day, celebrated Tuesday, Feb. 13, shows this event is gaining momentum.
Russia recently signed a protocol with China that could soon undermine the export dominance Canada currently has with China.
Manjit Minhas, entrepreneur, beer baroness and CBC Dragon shares advice for working with family members.
Understanding seeding intentions across Canada, along with knowing available inventory and strength of demand is an essential part of any marketing plan.
Clubroot is a potentially devastating disease for canola growers in Western Canada. Severely infested fields may not be able to grow canola in the foreseeable future. Less-severe fields may see yield drops without a change in farming practices.
It takes a lot of work – and a lot of water - to grow healthy trees and shrubs for Canada’s ornamental plant sector. The industry, which boasts approximately 3,500 nurseries across Canada, uses an estimated 190 million cubic metres of water every year.
Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial government, along with farmers, want to increase the amount of locally produced food by 2022.