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New study reveals benefits of agricultural biogas

The report looks at the relevant effects of biogas – including energy production, GHG emissions and nutrient use – and found that degassing methane emissions from cow manure had major benefits.

New initiative to support Manitoba beef producers

The provincial government will assist Manitoba’s beef industry through a one-time rent credit for agricultural Crown land leaseholders and enhanced risk management tools.

Kubota aims for autonomous tractor tech

Kubota, a major farm equipment manufacturer based in Japan, has partnered with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop self-driving farm tractors to combat agricultural labor shortages.
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IWCA Q&A: Silencing the doubters

In this series, catch highlights from interviews done with the Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture (IWCA) finalists. Find out how Karen Schwean-Lardner, associate professor of poultry science at the University of Saskatchewan, took risks and ignored nay-sayers, and her thoughts on the evolving role of women in ag. » Read more...
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IWCA Q&A: Work hard, worry less

More IWCA finalist highlights: Laura Van Eerd is a professor of sustainable soil management at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus and an aggie from the start, growing up on a farm. When faced with new challenges, Van Eerd recommends doing your best and working hard, and you can do whatever you put your mind to. » Read more...