Cattle and dairy farmers fear new food guide could hurt their industries

Canada is set to release a replacement for its decade-old food guide next year, and it looks like the document will likely be in

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Future location of Saskatoon Farmers’ Market up in the air – Saskatoon

The Saskatoon Farmers’ Market (SFM) is exploring its options for a future location. A city committee is asking council to green-light a plan to

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Southern Alberta farmers look for ‘communication’ and ‘recognition’ ahead of provincial election

With a Alberta election around the corner, farmers are looking for a government they can trust and communicate with. They haven’t forgotten the rallies: hundreds of

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Prairie farmers in limbo with China halting canola purchases, says Alberta farming chair

Prairie farmers are in a bind since Chinese importers announced today they will no longer buy canola seed from Canada, John Guelly, the chair

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Why farmers’ frustration with orphan wells doesn’t end with Supreme Court ruling

Grain farmer Kelly Nelson can count seven idle oil and gas wells on her family property near the village of Milo in southern Alberta.

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New rules for B.C. farmers take aim at agricultural waste

B.C.’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is announcing new rules for farmers, intended to protect water sources and “provide more clarity for

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Canola, chemicals and bees: Why Canadian farmers are fighting a proposed pesticide ban

Health Canada is following in the European Union’s footsteps as it moves to ban the use of neonic pesticides due to concerns about their impact

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Alberta farmers hope warm weather means crops can finally be harvested

Alberta farmers are hoping warm weather next week will give them the chance to finally get their crops off wet fields before winter. This

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Heavy snow delays harvest after tough season for Alberta farmers

Farmers in Alberta are racing against the clock to harvest their crops after heavy rain and snow in September left fields too wet to work. The wet weather

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Alberta farmers fret over recent snowfalls that delayed harvest, damaged crops

Some Alberta farmers are concerned about their crops after a late-summer snowfall blanketed parts of the province, with more flurries expected in the forecast.

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