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The Ontario Pulse Crop Committee are very pleased to announce that has been updated! The home of our... Read More.

Canada, United States agree on application of zones to allow safe trade in the event of an African swine fever outbreak

Today, Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), Dr. Jaspinder Komal, working in collaboration with the United States' CVO, Dr. Jack... Read More.

Western Bean Cutworm Trapping Resources

Western bean cutworm trapping will be starting in early June. For those who are interested in trapping this year, I... Read More.

Ridgetown Ag Breakfast Meeting Minutes – May 21, 2019

“It is bizarre that winter wheat is at the flag leaf stage and emerging at the same time.” Peter Johnson... Read More.

Fire Blight Infection Risk Continues

Warmer temperatures and rain forecast this week put apple and pear orchards in bloom at risk of fire blight infection... Read More.

Horse-drawn carriage industry supporters in Victoria plan rally

Supporters of Victoria's horse-drawn carriages plan a rally on Thursday after learning city councillors have asked staff to... Read More.

Indigenous community innovation bringing clean-energy to Saskatchewan

Investing in infrastructure that promotes clean energy solutions is key to creating a strong low-carbon economy and sustainable future... Read More.

Government of Canada provides emergency funding for fish harvesters affected by ice conditions in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Quebec

Fisheries play a vital economic role in rural coastal communities across Atlantic Canada and Quebec. Over the past weeks, some... Read More.

Real Agriculture News

Do More Ag Foundation welcomes new executive director

The Do More Ag Foundation has announced the hiring of Adelle Stewart as its new... Read More.

Strong beef exports supported by new deals, removed restrictions

The Canadian beef market is enjoying a record-setting export pace for the first three... Read More.

Don’t panic, but it’s time to swap out corn hybrids

Late May means two things in Ontario: black flies and hybrid corn heat unit swaps... Read More.

“China hasn’t played by the rules:” USDA releases breakdown of latest direct-to-farmer payouts

American President Donald Trump has authorized the department of agriculture to provide up to US... Read More.

Modi wins Indian election, triggering speculation on the future of pulse import tariffs

In somewhat of a landslide victory, Narendra Modi has secured another five year term as... Read More.

Wheat School: Keep watch for cereal leaf beetle damage

The cereal leaf beetle is a relatively new pest of cereals in Alberta, first spotted... Read More.

New tool to forecast risk of high concentrations of DON

The Grain Farmers of Ontario are creating a tool to forecast the risk of high... Read More.

Modern Farmer News

Can Technology Save Coffee?

These four innovations are a good start. The post Can Technology Save Coffee? appeared first ... Read More.

Zooey Deschanel’s Subscription Hydroponic Service Wants You to Grow 20% of Your Food

Who’s that girl?...It’s watercress. The post Zooey Deschanel’s Subscription Hydroponic Service ... Read More.

In Largest Verdict Yet, Jury Orders Monsanto-Bayer to Pay $2 Billion in Roundup Damages

Three trials, three verdicts against Monsanto. The post In Largest Verdict Yet, Jury Orders Monsanto ... Read More.

How Seed Saving Is Repairing a Painful Past for Native Americans

Reclaiming food traditions, a big part of it. The post How Seed Saving Is Repairing ... Read More.

Meal Kits Not As Bad for the Environment as You Think, Says Study

Meal kits, like those from Blue Apron, have a bad rap. Is it justified? The ... Read More.

Cook This: Ferment by Holly Davis

Twice a month, our writer cooks from the book and decides if these farm-to The post Cook This: Ferment by Holly Davis appeared first on Modern Farmer ... Read More.

SNAP Participants Will Soon Be Able to Use Food Stamps to Buy Food Online

It’s not perfect, but could have some benefits. The post SNAP Participants Will Soon ... Read More.

Five Ornamental Plants You Didn’t Know Were Edible

Have your flowers and eat them, too. The post Five Ornamental Plants You Didn’t ... Read More.