Agriculture Canada

Average Farmland Prices In Canada Are Up 10%

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Alberta

Alberta saw a hike of 11.6 per cent.

Goodbye, Canadian Wheat Board, Hello G3 Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.31.2016 | Canada Business

EDMONTON — The federal government has closed the book on the agency that once marketed almost all the grain produced by western Canadian farmers. ...

Saskatchewan Faces Its Worst Harvest In Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada Business

REGINA — The harvest in Saskatchewan is looking discouraging due to the heat and lack of rain. Bill Gehl of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Co...

Oilsands Are Dying, Canada Should Become Food Superpower: Rubin

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Business

When it comes to the Harper government’s newly announced carbon emissions targets, Jeff Rubin doesn’t mince words. “It’s a greenwash,” th...

Sunny Freeman

There's A Serious Problem With Canada's Food Chain | Sunny Freeman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Business

There’s a kink in Canada’s food chain. While the country’s agriculture commodities are a booming business, 60 per cent of our food is shipped ab...

What's Up and Down With Canadian Exports

Peter Hall | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

Canadian exports rose by 1.0 per cent in October led by a stunning increase in agricultural exports. The combination of this year's bumper harvest with high global food prices was expected to yield significant gains, but many analysts were surprised by the extent of the rise in international sales.

The Science Funded by Your Tax Dollars

Andrew Weaver | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Business
Andrew Weaver

While Harper is cutting funds to scientific research, the government doesn't actually understand how it works. Science should feed into policy discussions, but in and of itself science cannot and should not dictate what policy directions should be taken.

Blue Skied And Clear For Farmers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Almost all Canadian farmers, from wheat growers to cattle ranchers to potato producers, can look forward to good times for up to the next 10 ...