FEATURES NEWS

B.C. invests in local beef packing plant

Facility could provide up to 80 full-time jobs

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer
Farms.com

British Columbia is helping to advance plans for a beef packing plant in Prince George.

The provin…read more

Beck’s Hybrids introduces new seed treatment

NEMASECT will be available for the 2019 planting season

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer
Farms.com

Beck’s Hybrids is giving cash crop producers a new tool to protect against pests and help protec…read more

Growers discuss Ontario election results

One farmer thinks PC minority may have been better for province

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer
Farms.com

If this is the first news you’re reading this morning, Ontario has a new premier.

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Iowa Republican ag hopefuls go to convention

None of the five candidates received the necessary support to win the nomination

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer
Farms.com

Iowa Republicans will hold a convention on June 16 to decide who will r…read more

CP invests in new grain hopper cars

The railway plans to order 5,900 new hopper cars over four years

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer
Farms.com

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) is investing over $500 million to equip its fleet with ne…read more

Frost damages Maritime crops

Strawberry and apples are among the crops impacted by sub-zero temperatures

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer
Farms.com

Farmers in Atlantic Canada are concerned that a recent stretch of cold weath…read more

Working together to beat resistance

Farmers may have a new and free tool to use in the battle against herbicide resistance

By Kate Ayers
Staff Writer
Farms.com

Producers can turn to cooperative weed management to prevent herbicide resistance in hard…read more

New grain terminal coming to Quebec

The facility will be able to store 70,000 tons beginning this fall

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer
Farms.com

A new grain terminal under construction at the Port of Quebec will give producers a c…read more

Sask. fire kills about 12,000 pigs

The fire near Rosetown, Sask. occurred Friday night

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer
Farms.com

A fire at a farm near Rosetown, Sask. claimed the lives of nearly 12,000 pigs Friday night.

T…read more

Agronomy alert: watch for stripe rust

Agronomist found disease in St. Marys, Ont. wheat field

By Kaitlynn Anderson
Staff Writer
Farms.com

Farmers may want to carefully scout their fields for stripe rust.

Nicole Bloetjes, …read more