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Farmers plan biggest wheat crop in more than two decades due to war in Ukraine

Farmers plan biggest wheat crop in more than two decades due to war in Ukraine

Canadian farmers are expecting to plant the largest wheat crop in more than two decades this year amid strong demand for wheat. Statistics Canada said Wednesday that farmers anticipate planting 23 million acres of wheat, up 6.
Calving season well under way in the Lakeland

Calving season well under way in the Lakeland

No matter what pasture you pass, you are bound to spot some small calves staying close to their mothers.
Rodeo arenas and auction rings both part of life for Les Trach

Rodeo arenas and auction rings both part of life for Les Trach

There are many fields of endeavour that make up agriculture, and longtime St. Brides resident Les Trach, who passed away April 11 at the age of 70, enjoyed long and very different careers in two of those fields.
Ben & Jerry's co-founder starts nonprofit cannabis company

Ben & Jerry's co-founder starts nonprofit cannabis company

WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — One of the co-founders of Ben & Jerry's has gone from ice cream to cannabis with a social mission.
An industry that impacts the world

An industry that impacts the world

The following presentation was put together by sisters Shaylyn and Shyanne Klatt of Elk Point 4-H Beef Club. The pair won first place at the provincial 4-H competition.
Federal public service strike affecting grain inspections: Canadian Grain Commission

Federal public service strike affecting grain inspections: Canadian Grain Commission

WINNIPEG — The strike by Canada's largest public-sector union could harm farmers both in terms of money coming in and crops going out, agricultural organizations said Thursday.
Why doesn't Canada make its own baby formula when we have the raw ingredients?

Why doesn't Canada make its own baby formula when we have the raw ingredients?

OTTAWA — If infant formula has become akin to liquid gold for parents stressed about empty store shelves this year, Canada may be sitting on a potential treasure trove — if only it could process the raw elements.
Prairie farmers hope for 'normal' season after volatile couple of years

Prairie farmers hope for 'normal' season after volatile couple of years

CALGARY — Third-generation farmer Greg Sears is more than ready for a crop year without any curve balls in it.
Russian billionaire couple claims Canadian sanctions are unjustified and unreasonable

Russian billionaire couple claims Canadian sanctions are unjustified and unreasonable

Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko and his wife Aleksandra want to be taken off Canada's sanctions list, claiming in Federal Court they've been wrongfully labelled as "elites and close associates" of the Russian regime.
More than 40% of farm operators to retire by 2033: report

More than 40% of farm operators to retire by 2033: report

TORONTO — A new report says more than 40 per cent of farm operators will retire over the next decade, leaving Canada with a shortage.
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