Agriculure Industry News

Using a pig spleen to predict the weather

The fat on a pig’s spleen can identify if cold weather may be in the forecast</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> Between countless apps and the <em>Old Farmer’s Almanac,</em>producers hav...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/using-a-pig-spleen-to-predict-the-weather-405.aspx'>read more</a>

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Hydro One explains calls to farmers

Contacting commercial customers is part of annual operations, a representative said</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> Contacting customers to discuss their hydro use is a normal part of ...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/hydro-one-explains-calls-to-farmers-404.aspx'>read more</a>

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Rural residents push for HSR alternatives

Over 900 people attended three information meetings held in southwestern Ontario this week</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> Ontario producers and other rural residents gathered at three public information meet...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/rural-residents-push-for-hsr-alternatives-400.aspx'>read more</a>

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B.C. farm workers get pay raise

Piece rate employees will get an 11.5 per cent increase next January</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> Some members of British Columbia’s agricultural workforce will see a pay increase i...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/b-c-farm-workers-get-pay-raise-399.aspx'>read more</a>

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Japan allows imports of U.S. corn ethanol

Previously, Japan used only sugarcane ethanol to produce ETBE</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> Japan will begin receiving shipments of a fuel additive made from U.S. corn ethanol as par...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/japan-allows-imports-of-u-s-corn-ethanol-398.aspx'>read more</a>

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Hydro One tells farmers to lower usage

One farmer said he could see 45 per cent rate increases if he doesn’t reduce his usage</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> Ontario producers are receiving phone calls to lower the amount o...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/hydro-one-tells-farmers-to-lower-usage-375.aspx'>read more</a>

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U.S. Farm Bill moves to House floor

The House Ag Committee completed its markup of the bill yesterday</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;"><u>Diego Flammini</u></span></a><br /> Staff Writer<br /> Farms.com</p> The 2018 Farm Bill is one step closer to being enacted.</p> Yesterday, the House Ag...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/u-s-farm-bill-moves-to-house-floor-372.aspx'>read more</a>

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Ontario family faces farmland expropriation

A local board wants to build a high school in the middle of the family’s operation</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 farming family from Milton, Ont., is concerned about the futu...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/ontario-family-faces-farmland-expropriation-366.aspx'>read more</a>

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When grain prices don’t ‘spring’ upwards

The Spring Price Endorsement provides Alberta’s producers with additional crop coverage</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> Alberta producers now have another option for crop insurance called the Spring Price End...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/when-grain-prices-don-t-spring-upwards-362.aspx'>read more</a>

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Melting Alberta snow floods fields

One farmer estimates his planting is almost a month behind schedule</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> Flooding caused by melting snow has put some Alberta farmers’ seeding plans on hold....<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/melting-alberta-snow-floods-fields-323.aspx'>read more</a>

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