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Farmers for Innovation to build rural American solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic is having wide-ranging effects, and one group is looking to prevent future economic crises by organizing rural farmers to invest in technology that supports agriculture.

Bibeau stuck between government and farmers in COVID-19 response

The Canadian Agriculture Minister states that farmers and agri-businesses have to access the emergency funding already available; until then, her ability to petition for more funding is limited.

2020 World Dairy Expo cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

The 2020 World Dairy Expo has been cancelled after much consideration from the expo’s executive committee. The expo is set to return to Madison, WI, on September 28, 2021.
Sponsored Spotlight 

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A soils-first approach to manure management

On Alexandre Family Farm, every decision comes back to the soil. The fourth-generation California dairy farm has evolved their practices over time, but conservation and stewardship have been guiding principles from the start, from transitioning to organic practices in 1999, installing a compost-bedded pack barn in 2017, and keeping the land front and center always. » Read more...
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From the Editor: Finding the silver lining in a crisis

It’s hard to believe how much the world has changed in the past four months. While farmers’ daily lives are fairly similar to their pre-COVID-19 routine, the livestock industry has seen more than its fair share of turmoil. As we move towards the new future, we hope society remembers the importance of the agriculture sector during the pandemic and always. » Read more...
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AgAnnex Talks 

Connecting with consumers

It can feel like farmers and consumers are speaking different languages when hot button issues are discussed. What creates this communication breakdown? » Read more

Dealing with labour in Canadian agriculture

Labour shortages and misconceptions about farm work are two factors that, in 2019, made the job-vacancy rate in agriculture the “highest of any major sector in the Canadian economy.” » Read more

Focusing on farm safety

Farming is considered one of the most hazardous occupations in Canada. How can farmers better prepare for and prevent on-farm incidents? » Read more