Local Agriculture

Marc Garneau, federal Minister of Transport, introduced legislation May 16 which includes measures to advance a long-term agenda for a more transparent, fair and efficient freight rail system.

The Government of Canada introduced legislation that will move the industry towards a more accountable and reliable grains transportation system. This is good news for everyone involved — including customers.

How does a pronghorn get safely through a barbed-wire fence?

Marketing livestock is hardly straight-forward and only through hindsight do we actually know whether the pricing decision made (or didn’t make) on a particular day was good, bad or ugly.

(CNW) —The National Energy Board (NEB) is seeking public input on what topics should be considered in the review of the Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline projects.

Ag-West Bio, Saskatchewan’s bioscience industry association, has approved a $300,000 investment in Smart Earth Seeds, a vertically-integrated plant breeding company developing high-omega meal and oil products derived from its proprietary camelina genetics platform.

Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture met today to discuss the path forward to developing the next agricultural policy framework, which will help Canadian farmers and food processors grow their businesses.

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