Agriculure Industry News

Canadian animal nutrition company celebrates 35 years in 2017

Jean Fontaine founded Jefo in 1982</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> A Quebec-based animal nutrition company is celebrating its 35<sup>th</sup> anniversary and using the milestone to reflect o...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/canadian-animal-nutrition-company-celebrates-35-years-in-2017-215.aspx'>read more</a>

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Manitoba farmer helping fund schools in Africa

The president of the Prairie Oat Growers Association donated the proceeds from 40 acres of canola to the Manyinga Project</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> The <a>president of the Prairie Oat ...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/manitoba-farmer-helping-fund-schools-in-africa-214.aspx'>read more</a>

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EPA and dicamba manufacturers reach agreement on label changes

The changes will be implemented for the 2018 growing season</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and several dicamba manufacturers have agreed on label c...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/epa-and-dicamba-manufacturers-reach-agreement-on-label-changes-213.aspx'>read more</a>

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Discussing the fruits of their labour: grape growers talk to Wynne about wage increase

Ontario’s minimum wage rate set to increase to $15 per hour in 2019</h2> </p> </p> </p> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kaitlynn-anderson.aspx" target="_blank">Kaitlynn Anderson</a></p> Staff Reporter</p> Farms.com</p> </p> Premier Kathleen Wynne met with the Grape Growers of Ontario last week to discuss some ...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/discussing-the-fruits-of-their-labour-grape-growers-talk-to-wynne-about-wage-increase-212.aspx'>read more</a>

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SGI Canada launches Farm Business Unit

To better serve ag sector, industry experts added to insurance team</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kate-ayers.aspx">Kate Ayers</a></p> Staff Reporter</p> </p> <span style="color:#0000ff;">SGI Canada</span>, a provincial Crown corporation, has added a Farm Business Unit to its team to help its staff better understand...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/sgi-canada-launches-farm-business-unit-197.aspx'>read more</a>

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World Egg Day celebrates its 21st anniversary

The day is observed on the second Friday every October</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> Egg lovers around the world are showing their appreciation for the poultry product as part of World Egg...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/world-egg-day-celebrates-its-21st-anniversary-175.aspx'>read more</a>

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Investment into Ontario’s hazelnut sector will help keep the industry competitive

The federal and provincial governments announced investments earlier this week</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> Two levels of government recently invested in Ontario’s hazelnut industry, whic...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/investment-into-ontario-s-hazelnut-sector-will-help-keep-the-industry-competitive-166.aspx'>read more</a>

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Farmers share their Friday the 13th superstitions

One farmer uses a unique method to ask for rain</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> Don’t walk under a ladder, be careful not to break a mirror and knock on all the wood you can because today ha...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/farmers-share-their-friday-the-13th-superstitions-164.aspx'>read more</a>

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Putting the spotlight on rural women

International Rural Women’s Day is Oct. 15</h2> </p> </p> </p> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kaitlynn-anderson.aspx" target="_blank"><strong>Kaitlynn Anderson</strong></a></p> Staff Reporter</p> Farms.com</p> </p> This weekend, women from rural areas around the world have a chance to shine.</p> On Oct. 15...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/putting-the-spotlight-on-rural-women-163.aspx'>read more</a>

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Prairie drought causes impending mustard shortage

Brown mustard seed supply down, prices up</h2> By Kate Ayers</p> Staff Reporter</p> Brown mustard seeds are in short supply, driving up the ingredient cost to make high-end Dijon mustard.</p> Drought in the prairies has halved the harvest of all mustard crops. Canada, the world’s largest mustard producer, is experiencing the smallest...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/prairie-drought-causes-impending-mustard-shortage-158.aspx'>read more</a>

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