In this edition - January 18, 2019


Crop shows promise as oil base for paintings and coatings

Researchers at the University of Guelph have created a variety of soybean that could be used as the oil base for coatings and paints.

FARMS.COM

Quebec moves to expand animal welfare laws to cover dozens of species

The Quebec government is moving to vastly expand the scope of its animal welfare legislation to offer increased protection to species ranging from horses and mink to ostriches and wild turkeys.

THE CANADIAN PRESS

Pacific trade deal spurs Canadian farm sales to Japan as U.S. watches

At the Canadian embassy in Tokyo last month, beef promoters flew in a chef from Canada to cook New York strip steaks for hungry Japanese importers and restaurant suppliers.

REUTERS


Allison Finnamore
Editor

Based on the East Coast, Allison Finnamore has spent over 25 years as a freelance agricultural journalist, farm-to-business communications consultant and writer throughout North America. She’s been the editor of FCC Express since 2008.

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