In this edition - January 18, 2019
Not every year will be rough for forage crops and pastures like 2018.
The death of an owner or divorce can have devastating effects on farm businesses, in some cases wiping away generations of accumulated equity.
Canadian pulse markets struggled this past year due to restrictive trade policies, notably from the key market India. But the edible pea market seems to be turning higher on new opportunities.
Production growth will strengthen Canadian ag revenues in 2019. Here are the crops with recent histories of strong production growth and strong demand outlooks.
Win-win relationships can be forged if producers communicate and use their imaginations.
Researchers at the University of Guelph have created a variety of soybean that could be used as the oil base for coatings and paints.
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
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.