Canadian farmers reap record profits as crop prices soar

Canadian farmers reaped record profits last year and are on track to do the same this year, the federal agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as prices for its top crops…
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Weak U.S. Dollar Benefits Some Agriculture Commodities, But Not All

The value of the U.S. dollar weakened substantially since March 2020 and is expected to experience modest deflation in 2021 CoBank A weaker dollar generally makes U.S. agricultural products more…
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Canadian farmers reap record profits as crop prices soar

Canadian farmers reaped record profits last year and are on track to do the same this year, the federal agriculture ministry said on Thursday, ...

The Real Dirt on Farming in the Classroom

A successful partnership between Farm & Food Care (FFC) and Agriculture in the Classroom Canada (AITC-C) has led to the completion of a national ...

Wholesale liquor pricing will go a long way to help revive B.C. restaurant industry

Restaurants Canada welcomes today’s announcement from the B.C. government confirming that the province will permanently allow licensed hospitality businesses to purchase beer, wine and ...

Celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day And Beef Producers Who Safeguard The Environment

Today, we celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day. Canadian beef farmers raise cattle, produce nutritious beef, provide jobs, and create economic value, making the beef sector ...

Farmers From Kansas to Alabama Have Never Dealt With Weather Like This

Brutal winter weather continued to batter the U.S. agriculture industry, as companies and farmers contended with snow, ice and cold temperatures that disrupted processing, ...

Restaurants Canada Partners with Uber Eats To Distribute $1M To Restaurants Across Canada

Restaurants Canada is partnering with Uber Eats to provide $1 Million in grants to independently-owned restaurants across Canada as part of the Uber Eats ...

FCC survey shows more Canadians are looking to buy Canadian since pandemic

Canadians are more likely to look for Canadian food in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic according to a new survey by Farm Credit ...

Olymel announces the temporary closing of its Red Deer plant in Alberta

Olymel management is announcing the temporary closing of its hog slaughtering, cutting and deboning plant in Red Deer, Alberta   Despite the testing protocols ...

Use of Illegal ASF Vaccines in China Causing Worldwide Concern

The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says the use of illegal vaccines to deal with African Swine Fever in China is ...

It’s Not About Steak

The world’s first 3-D-printed ribeye steak was unveiled this week by an Israeli start-up focused on cultured meat technology. Lab grown meat, much like ...

TrustBIX Blog: Why Food Sustainability Matters and How to Support It

The word “sustainable” has several definitions; however, the most substantial one was put forth in 1987 by the United Nations’ Commission on sustainable development: ...

Researchers Evaluate Potential of Video to Help Improve Pork Quality

Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine have found using body cameras, similar to those used by police, offers a viable option for ...

Canadian Beef Producers Make $2.9 Million Investment In Research And Technology Transfer

More than $2.9 million dollars will be invested by beef producers into new research and technology transfer projects in 2021 through the Canadian Beef ...

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Canadian farmers reap record profits as crop prices soar

Canadian farmers reaped record profits last year and are on track to do the same this year, the federal agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as prices for its top crops…

The Real Dirt on Farming in the Classroom

A successful partnership between Farm & Food Care (FFC) and Agriculture in the Classroom Canada (AITC-C) has led to the completion of a national classroom resource designed to give students…

Wholesale liquor pricing will go a long way to help revive B.C. restaurant industry

Restaurants Canada welcomes today’s announcement from the B.C. government confirming that the province will permanently allow licensed hospitality businesses to purchase beer, wine and spirits at wholesale prices as promised…

Celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day And Beef Producers Who Safeguard The Environment

Today, we celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day. Canadian beef farmers raise cattle, produce nutritious beef, provide jobs, and create economic value, making the beef sector an important part of Canada’s agriculture…

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Weak U.S. Dollar Benefits Some Agriculture Commodities, But Not All

The value of the U.S. dollar weakened substantially since March 2020 and is expected to experience modest deflation in 2021 CoBank A weaker dollar generally makes U.S. agricultural products more…

Members of Parliament urged to help farmers by passing Bill C-206

As the country gears up to celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day tomorrow, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is urging Members of Parliament to help farmers and protect Canada’s food…

New research method reveals significant reduction in carbon footprint of British pig farms

The carbon footprint of British pig farming has reduced by almost 40% over the last 20 years, according to a new study, using a new methodology, led by the Institute…

Norovirus outbreaks subject of U.S. food safety summit webinar

The 2021 Food Safety Summit is hosting four pre-event webinars as part of the education program   The next in the series, Restaurant Policies and Practices Related to Norovirus Outbreaks,…

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Canadian farmers reap record profits as crop prices soar

Canadian farmers reaped record profits last year and are on track to do the same this year, the federal agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as prices for its top crops soared Reuters Prices of canola hit all-time highs this month, rallying with oilseed rival soybeans, on brisk Chinese buying to produce feed for that country’s rebuilding hog herd. Farm exports in general were stronger last year, the ministry said in ...

The Real Dirt on Farming in the Classroom

A successful partnership between Farm & Food Care (FFC) and Agriculture in the Classroom Canada (AITC-C) has led to the completion of a national classroom resource designed to give students and teachers across Canada the opportunity to dig deeper into the latest edition of The Real Dirt on Farming (RDOF) Farm & Food Care Ontario The Real Dirt on Farming in the Classroom was produced by AITC-C, working in collaboration ...

Wholesale liquor pricing will go a long way to help revive B.C. restaurant industry

Restaurants Canada welcomes today’s announcement from the B.C. government confirming that the province will permanently allow licensed hospitality businesses to purchase beer, wine and spirits at wholesale prices as promised Restaurants Canada "This move will go a long way to help British Columbia's hard hit restaurant sector transition from survival to revival,” said Mark von Schellwitz, Restaurants Canada Vice President, Western Canada. "I want to thank Premier Horgan, Attorney General ...

Celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day And Beef Producers Who Safeguard The Environment

Today, we celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day. Canadian beef farmers raise cattle, produce nutritious beef, provide jobs, and create economic value, making the beef sector an important part of Canada’s agriculture and food community Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) Canada’s beef producers also play a vital role in taking care of the environment, a large responsibility that farmers and ranchers are not always credited for. While there is still room for ...

Farmers From Kansas to Alabama Have Never Dealt With Weather Like This

Brutal winter weather continued to batter the U.S. agriculture industry, as companies and farmers contended with snow, ice and cold temperatures that disrupted processing, snarled transport and killed livestock across the Midwest and South By Jacob Bunge - Wall Street Journal Winter storms are sowing challenges from Kansas to Alabama, state and industry officials said. Energy shortages forced meat-processing plants to temporarily close, while ice buildups kept grain barges off ...

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