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    Grain Transportation Laws Helping: Quorum Corp

    Wednesday January 21, 2015

    The independent monitor for Canada's grain handling and transportation system is saying the federal legislation designed to help issues with

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    Wheat Board Official Talks Beef

    Monday January 19, 2015

    The CWB held its producer update meeting last Friday as part of crop production week in Saskatoon.Dave Siminot, the CWB’s pool manager, ta

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    Canola And Pulses Get Federal Funding

    Thursday January 15, 2015

    A couple of major funding announcements this week from federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz.Ritz announced on Wednesday an investment of

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    Canadian Officials Discuss COOL With US Legislators

    Monday January 12, 2015

    The Canadian Cattlemen's Association is hoping recent meetings in the US will help its cause in regards to country of origin meat labelling

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    2014 Just Fine For Swine, Producers

    Thursday January 08, 2015

    The chair of the Canadian Pork Council says 2014 was a good year for the hog sector.Jean Guy Vincent noted that the rise in prices is someth

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    Tax Deferral For Some Livestock Producers

    Wednesday January 07, 2015

    Livestock producers who faced forage shortfalls due to extreme weather over the past year will be allowed to defer tax on their cattle sales

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    Making Plans For 2015

    Tuesday January 06, 2015

    Over the next few weeks farmers will be evaluating their cropping options for 2015. 2014 saw its fair share of challenges on the grain side

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    Cold And Cattle Not An Economical Mix

    Monday January 05, 2015

    Bitter cold temperatures mixed with high winds can be costly when it comes to raising cattle.Dr Kim Ominski of the University of Manitoba sa

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    Ritz Reflects On 2014

    Monday January 05, 2015

    Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says the railways really dropped the ball last year when it came to grain movement.The grain transpo

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    Wheat Commision Makes Recommendations To Transportation Act Review Panel

    Wednesday December 24, 2014

    The Alberta Wheat Commission says measures to improve railway accountability are needed to restore confidence in Canada’s grain transporta

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    Ag Minister's Off To Florida In New Year

    Tuesday December 23, 2014

    Alberta's Agriculture Minister will highlight Alberta’s actions to strengthen agriculture and rural development in early January when he h

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    Team Canada Promotes Wheat Abroad

    Monday December 22, 2014

    Members from Team Canada recently returned after another successful new crop mission overseas.The most recent tour took the 9-member team to

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    CN Above, CP Below Entitlements

    Friday December 19, 2014

    The Canadian Transportation Agency has ruled that CN Rail exceeded its maximum revenue entitlement for the 2013-14 crop year, while CP Rail

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    Bill C-48 Passes Muster For Grain Growers

    Tuesday December 16, 2014

    The Grain Growers of Canada are supporting Bill C-48, The Modernization of Canada’s Grain Industry Act.It was tabled this week in the Hous

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    Check Your Bins For Heated Canola

    Monday December 08, 2014

    The Canola Council of Canada is advising producers to check their bins for heated canola.Agronomy specialist Angela Brackenreed says there a

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