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ICE Futures Canada prices higher

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: March '17 $4.90 higher $509.00; May '17 $5.20 higher $516.00; July '17 $5.10 higher $519.40; Nov. '17 $5.30 higher $500.90; Jan. '18 $4.80 higher $502.20; March '18 $4.80 higher $502.80; May '18 $4.80 higher $504.40; July '18 $4.80 higher $506.40; Nov. '18 $4.80 higher $506.40; Jan. '19 $4.80 higher ... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices higher

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: March '17 $4.00 higher $504.10; May '17 $3.70 higher $510.80; July '17 $3.20 higher $514.30; Nov. '17 $2.70 higher $495.60; Jan... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $2.20 lower $493.90; March '17 $2.20 lower $500.10; May '17 $2.10 lower $507.10; July '17 $2.10 lower $511.10; Nov. '17... Read More

Canadian dairy could face Trump challenge

MONTREAL - U.S. dairy groups are calling on Donald Trump to set his sights on Canada's "protectionist" dairy practices as he seeks to safeguard American jobs.The International Dairy... Read More

How high is too high for a pile of chicken droppings

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - How high is too high for a pile of chicken manure?Eight feet, apparently.Chicken waste is an excellent fertilizer, but with the growing season still weeks away ... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $4.20 higher $496.10; March '17 $4.20 higher $502.30; May '17 $4.40 higher $509.20; July '17 $4.60 higher $513.20; Nov... Read More

Saputo, Agropur cut 346 jobs in Atlantic Canada

MONTREAL - Canada's two largest dairy processors are laying off 346 employees in Atlantic Canada.Agropur Dairy Co-operative is cutting 62 full-time and 97 part-time workers in Nova... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $1.90 lower $491.90; March '17 $1.90 lower $498.10; May '17 $1.90 lower $504.80; July '17 $1.30 lower $508.60; Nov. '17... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices mostly higher

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $0.80 higher $493.80; March '17 $0.80 higher $500.00; May '17 $0.80 higher $506.70; July '17 $0.40 lower $509.90; Nov.... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices higher

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $0.90 higher $493.00; March '17 $0.90 higher $499.20; May '17 $0.90 higher $505.90; July '17 $0.70 higher $510.30; Nov... Read More

Ports bullish about cargo shipments

MONTREAL - Some of Canada's largest ports are anticipating a stronger year for the transportation of cargo.The Port of Montreal says a new cargo terminal should again bolster volumes... Read More

CannaRoyalty buying 20% stake in Anandia Labs

Ottawa-based cannabis investment firm CannaRoyalty Corp. says it's acquiring a 20 per cent stake in Anandia Laboratories Inc., a company that specializes in marijuana testing, in a... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $5.60 lower $492.10; March '17 $5.30 lower $498.30; May '17 $5.30 lower $505.00; July '17 $5.30 lower $509.60; Nov. '17... Read More

No new cases but bovine TB scare not over: CFIA

OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says there have been no new cases of bovine tuberculosis found in the past month, but that doesn't mean the crisis is over.Six cattle in... Read More

Grain commission looking for ideas for surplus

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Grain Commission says farmers could benefit from a big surplus the agency has accumulated.Remi Gosselin, a spokesman for the commission, says the federal agency... Read More

Insect pasta sauce makers want you to eat bugs

TORONTO - Imagine grabbing a mealworm powder smoothie for breakfast, snacking on chocolate chip and cricket cookies at work and coming home to a big bowl of pasta drenched in a cricket... Read More

Trump's deportation vow spurs California farmers into

FRESNO, Calif. - Days after Donald Trump won the White House vowing to deport millions of people in the country illegally and fortify the Mexican border, California farmer Kevin Herman... Read More

Insect pasta sauce makers want you to eat bugs

TORONTO - Imagine grabbing a mealworm powder smoothie for breakfast, snacking on chocolate chip and cricket cookies at work and coming home to a big bowl of pasta drenched in a cricket... Read More

Canary seed taking time to get to food market

SASKATOON - A popular food for pet birds is having a challenging time getting a foothold in the more lucrative human food market.It was announced one year ago that de-hulled glabrous... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices higher

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $4.20 higher $497.30; March '17 $3.50 higher $503.60; May '17 $3.30 higher $510.10; July '17 $3.50 higher $514.80; Nov... Read More

Western wheat growers ask Ottawa for refund

REGINA - An organization that represents Prairie farmers is looking to harvest some cash from the federal government.The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association says the Canadian... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $3.70 lower $493.10; March '17 $3.90 lower $500.10; May '17 $4.10 lower $506.80; July '17 $4.30 lower $511.30; Nov. '17... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices mostly lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $0.80 higher $496.80; March '17 $0.30 higher $504.00; May '17 $0.20 higher $510.90; July '17 $0.10 higher $515.60; Nov... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $5.10 lower $496.00; March '17 $5.00 lower $503.70; May '17 $4.30 lower $510.70; July '17 $4.20 lower $515.50; Nov. '17... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $4.20 lower $501.10; March '17 $4.70 lower $508.70; May '17 $4.00 lower $515.00; July '17 $3.50 lower $519.70; Nov. '17... Read More

Gloomy start to year of rooster as bird flu hits South

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - The year of the rooster looks set for a gloomy start. Egg prices are soaring and new year's festivals are being cancelled as South Korea fights its worst... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $0.40 lower $505.30; March '17 $1.10 lower $513.40; May '17 $1.70 lower $519.00; July '17 $1.70 lower $523.20; Nov. '17... Read More

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: Jan. '17 $5.90 lower $505.70; March '17 $6.40 lower $514.50; May '17 $5.60 lower $520.70; July '17 $4.70 lower $524.90; Nov. '17... Read More

Food innovators consider protein options

TORONTO - If you think $30 for a juicy kobe beef burger is expensive, the price tag on a patty cooked in London three years ago would have you reeling.In 2013, a burger created from... Read More

Businesses look to make bank from marijuana

TORONTO - It's Sunday afternoon and Toronto's Centre for Social Innovation is packed full of marijuana enthusiasts perusing tables of goods.Everything from marijuana-infused barbecue... Read More

No quick end to bovine TB disaster: CFIA

OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it has not found any new cases of bovine tuberculosis in the last week, though it could take several more months to sound the all ... Read More