Agriculure Industry News

Two Ontario prison farms reopening

The farms are expected to be fully operational within five years</h2> By <u><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a></u><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> The federal government is reopening two farms at provincial penitentiaries.</p> The ...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/two-ontario-prison-farms-reopening-307.aspx'>read more</a>

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N.W.T. family starts with spuds

Agriculture is growing in northern Canada, says Anne Boden</h2> By <u><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a></u><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> A family from the Northwest Territories is hoping a potato farm is the first step in establis...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/n-w-t-family-starts-with-spuds-304.aspx'>read more</a>

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Close vote moves Farm Bill to Senate

Ag groups urge the Senate to pass the bill next week</h2> By <u><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a></u><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> The House of Representatives narrowly approved the 2018 Farm Bill, sending the document to the Sena...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/close-vote-moves-farm-bill-to-senate-302.aspx'>read more</a>

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PEIFA adds to mental health support

The local ag federation urges producers to use mental health support services</h2> By <u><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a></u><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> The Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture (PEIFA) is taking steps...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/peifa-adds-to-mental-health-support-298.aspx'>read more</a>

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New tool helps farmers identify crop loss

SkyClaim converts drone maps into crop damage reports</h2> By <u><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a></u><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> Farmers can use a new mapping tool to help identify potential crop losses in their fields.</p> ...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/new-tool-helps-farmers-identify-crop-loss-277.aspx'>read more</a>

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Ohio barn fire kills 5,000 pigs

The fire also destroyed two barns</h2> By <u><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a></u><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> An Ohio hog farm suffered devastating losses during a Tuesday barn fire.</p> About 5,000 pigs died in the blaze at ...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/ohio-barn-fire-kills-5-000-pigs-276.aspx'>read more</a>

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Bringing Canadian bacon to China

Two Ontario businesses to sign a $2.5-million deal with Chinese producer</h2> By <u><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kaitlynn-anderson.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Kaitlynn Anderson</span></a></u><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> The Canadian pork industry celebrated a milestone achievement at the Onta...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/bringing-canadian-bacon-to-china-274.aspx'>read more</a>

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To spray or not to spray

A MPSG report offers some tips to decide if you need to apply foliar fungicide on your peas</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kate-ayers.aspx"><u><span style="color:#0000cd;">Kate Ayers</span></u></a><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> You may need to apply foliar fungicides on your peas but you should weigh multiple f...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/to-spray-or-not-to-spray-258.aspx'>read more</a>

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Sensor solution: growers use irrigation platform

New tech allows farmers to reduce environmental footprints and improve yields</h2> By <u><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kaitlynn-anderson.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Kaitlynn Anderson</span></a></u><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> A Quebec-based company may have a solution for Canadian producers wh...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/sensor-solution-growers-use-irrigation-platform-232.aspx'>read more</a>

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Sask.’s ag biotech sector gets a boost

Governments invest $8.5M in Ag-West Bio to enhance the province’s ag biotechnology sector</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kate-ayers.aspx"><u><span style="color:#0000cd;">Kate Ayers</span></u></a><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> The provincial and federal governments renewed funding to support the development of t...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/sask-s-biotech-sector-gets-a-boost-218.aspx'>read more</a>

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