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Prairie weather: Your 2017 growing season outlook

Prairie weather: Your 2017 growing season outlook
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Drew Lerner, Senior Agricultural Meteorologist, shares how weather will impact Saskatchewan and Alberta in the 2017 growing season.

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Kelowna Fruit Stand: Building a nine-acre  dream

Kelowna Fruit Stand: Building a nine-acre dream

Kelowna Fruit Stand: Building a nine-acre dream

Kelowna Fruit Stand: Building a nine-acre  dream

Lakhwinder Brar grew up farming in India. He now owns a 9-acre orchard in Kelowna and plans to expand within the farming industry so he can help grow the local market for local farmers.

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Watch fixed costs when increasing acres

Watch fixed costs when increasing acres

Watch fixed costs when increasing acres

Watch fixed costs when increasing acres

Expanding your seeded acreage may not be as beneficial as you might think. Many factors play into whether expansion is a good business move. Sometimes, fewer acres will be more profitable, depending on equipment operating costs and manpower.

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Big farm input players getting even bigger

Big farm input players getting even bigger

Big farm input players getting even bigger

Big farm input players getting even bigger

Agriculture business mergers are growing at an unprecedented rate to keep up with economic demand, but at a cost.

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Canadian crops battle for acres

Canadian crops battle for acres

Canadian crops battle for acres

Canadian crops battle for acres

Major acreage shifts continue for canola, wheat, pulse crops, and soy beans based on worldwide demand, economics and agronomics.

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From milk to yogurt…and beyond

From milk to yogurt…and beyond

From milk to yogurt…and beyond

From milk to yogurt…and beyond

Dairy is making a big comeback in Canadian’s tastes and diets. And with this demand comes a need to increase production.

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How Canadian exporters can target global food preferences

How Canadian exporters can target global food preferences

How Canadian exporters can target global food preferences

How Canadian exporters can target global food preferences

As global food demands increase and become more diverse, targeted trade expansion may be Canada’s best export strategy.

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The world wants Canadian beef and pork

The world wants Canadian beef and pork

The world wants Canadian beef and pork

The world wants Canadian beef and pork

Future success in export markets may hinge on our ability to provide differentiated, higher-value products.

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5 factors to watch in Canada’s battle of the crops

5 factors to watch in Canada’s battle of the crops

5 factors to watch in Canada’s battle of the crops

5 factors to watch in Canada’s battle of the crops

Canola has now taken over from wheat as Canada’s largest crop. What are the crops vying for top spot in the future? Here are 5 factors that could impact Canada’s battle for acres.

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Meeting the changing needs of boomers and millennials

Meeting the changing needs of boomers and millennials

Meeting the changing needs of boomers and millennials

Meeting the changing needs of boomers and millennials

With an influx of new Canadians and shifting consumer demographics, food demand is more complicated than ever.

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