Canadian Ag News

Wanting to pursue a career in agriculture? AMC mobile skills lab allows you to try it out

Wanting to pursue a career in agriculture? AMC mobile skills lab allows you to try it out

Jul 18, 2024 | 12:44am
The Agricultural Manufacturers of Canada (AMC) officially unveiled their mobile skills lab Tuesday at Ag in Motion. The mobile skills lab, which is designed to encourage people to consider a career in agriculture. Donna Boyd, the president of AMC, says it all began three years ago when they noticed the ag manufacturing industry was having […]
Lots to look forward to at this year’s Ag in Motion

Lots to look forward to at this year’s Ag in Motion

Jul 15, 2024 | 4:31pm
More than 30 thousand people and at least 570 exhibitors are expected at Ag in Motion this year. This year is also the 10th edition of the annual out-door farm show, located on the Discovery Farm site near Langham, Saskatchewan. It gets underway Tuesday and runs until Thursday. Show Director Rob O’Connor says to mark […]
Cargill employees in Guelph reach a deal, Calgary workers voting on an offer

Cargill employees in Guelph reach a deal, Calgary workers voting on an offer

Jul 9, 2024 | 2:24pm
One Cargill strike might be over, but another might be waiting in the wings. Workers at the ready made plant in Calgary, that processes beef from the plant in nearby High River, voted Monday on a tentative contract offer. The results should be known sometime Wednesday. Last month, one-hundred per cent of those workers said […]
Barley research continuing in large part to funding from federal government, farm groups

Barley research continuing in large part to funding from federal government, farm groups

Jul 8, 2024 | 5:19pm
A total of $9.6-million in funding will help the Canadian National Barley Cluster make barley a more competitive and resilient crop. $5.2-million of the funding comes from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Ssutainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) and the remaining $4.4-million from several farm groups, including SaskBarley, Alberta Grains, Beef Cattle Research Council, Brewing and […]
June weather brought the opposite of initial forecast

June weather brought the opposite of initial forecast

Jul 4, 2024 | 3:07pm
June was a cool and wet month for most of Saskatchewan. Environment Canada released last month’s weather statistics on Tuesday and Meteorologist Terri Lang says temperatures were cooler than normal the further north you went, going against what they initially forecast of a warmer than average month. “Goes to show you that we don’t know […]
Saskatchewan has highest increase in farm equity according to Stats Canada Report

Saskatchewan has highest increase in farm equity according to Stats Canada Report

Jun 21, 2024 | 8:30pm
Statistics Canada has released a balance sheet for the agricultural sector of the country. The report details assets, liabilities and equity for agriculture in each province. Stats Canada says the value of equity in Canada’s farm sector totalled nearly $785 billion as of December 31, 2023. This is up $55 billion or 7.6 per cent […]
GIFS’ Accelerated Breeding Program gets a $5-million boost from Farm Credit Canada

GIFS’ Accelerated Breeding Program gets a $5-million boost from Farm Credit Canada

Jun 21, 2024 | 8:14pm
Canadian agriculture is set to thrive further with a $5 million investment from Farm Credit Canada (FCC) into the accelerated breeding program at the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan. The announcement was made Tuesday at Canada’s Farm Show in Regina. The newly named FCC Accelerated Breeding Program at GIFS […]
“Let’r Rip”: Degelman Industries introduces new line of Staggered Ripper

“Let’r Rip”: Degelman Industries introduces new line of Staggered Ripper

Jun 21, 2024 | 7:43pm
Degelman Industries unveiled a new product at the Launch Pad during Canada’s Farm Show on Tuesday. The HDSR series of staggered ripper is being introduced in Canada after a soft launch in the United States over the last eight months, said Derek Molnar, Director of Marketing for Degelman Industries at the show. “It’s not so […]