Agricultural News


Archive: October 2019

Powering Your Profits Event

Thursday, October 31, 2019

On November 26 join Alberta Canola Director Ian Chitwood for a day featuring agronomy, marketing and farm management information from a great line-up of expert speakers.In addition to the great speakers, there will be an update on clubroot in Alberta as well as an overview of Alberta Canola's Read More...

Putting the Beavers to Work with the Aim for More Weight Gain

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Abundant clean water means more pounds of beef, and an Alberta project demonstrates how beavers can help provide it.The relationship between humans and these overbite-stricken rodents has usually been an acrimonious one. However, a well-known group of Alberta riparian-area advocates and its partners Read More...

Grasslands Conservation Markets Symposium

Monday, October 28, 2019

This two-day Symposium will bring together ranchers, farmers, conservation groups, developers and industry to identify opportunities for rewarding land owners and managers for conserving and managing healthy grasslands for ecosystem service benefits. More information Read More...

Transitions: What’s Next for Your Business and For You?

Monday, October 28, 2019

As an entrepreneur, your life and business are deeply intertwined and making transitions can be challenging. Whether you’re starting a new business or buying an existing one, looking to sell your business or pass it on to the next generation, how do you know where to start? What questions should you Read More...

How to Get Your Farm Ready for Sales to the EU

Monday, October 28, 2019

Canola Council urges producers to get sustainable stamp, a "five minute" process which could open market doors.With a poor crop in parts of the EU in 2019, Canadian grain marketers say there is potential for the demand this year for Prairie canola shipments to increase from the more usual 300,000 to Read More...

Making Your Grain Marketing Plan

Monday, October 28, 2019

Trade wars, weather delays, low-quality grains, lower-than-hoped-for prices. When your crop is finally in the bin, this might be a good year to learn more about marketing so you can make the most of what you have.There are many different ways to market grains and some are better suited to certain Read More...