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Grain World

AAFC invests in Alberta

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the Alberta Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry are providing up to $1.3 million in grants to the province through Growing Forward 2.

Extreme drought in Saskatchewan has farmers worried

Environment Canada figures show Regina had only 1.8 millimetres of rain last month – the driest July in 130 years.

The keys to financial security

Lance Stockbrugger, chartered accountant and farmer, explains that setting up your farm for succession success sometimes means paying a little more in the short term so you can realize long-term goals for both your family and your farm.
Current Issue 1

New market opportunities for canaryseed

Saskatchewan produces over 95 per cent of the canaryseed grown in Canada, with an average of 300,000 acres per year of production. With human food approvals now in place, new market opportunities are slowly becoming available, but growers are cautioned that market development into these markets will take some time. » Read more...
Current issue 2

Precision weather technology can save time, costs

Gone are the days when weather forecasting meant predicting the weather. These days, it’s about so much more: meteorologists can calculate temperature and relative humidity, soil temperature, wind speed and direction, solar radiation, rainfall and lightning risk right at the farm level – or the field level, if you prefer. » Read more...

Alberta Open Farm Days

August 19-20, 2017
Various locations
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Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

September 12-14, 2017
Location: Woodstock, Ont.
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