Canada Crops

While Worried About The Election, We Forgot About World Food Day

Carl Duivenvoorden | Posted 10.31.2015 | Canada Impact
Carl Duivenvoorden

The fact that it passed entirely without notice reaffirms just how lucky we are to live in this blessed land of plenty. But perhaps it's a good occasion to reflect upon the importance of food in our tumultuous, changing world.

Agriculture Misconceptions Run Rampant, But I'm Here To Change That

Teresa Falk | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Alberta
Teresa Falk

In the last several years I have become more and more aware of how disconnected the average consumer is from agriculture. Most people are now living in urban centres and have no connection to the farm. This stranger was a perfect example of this. He had many questions and many misconceptions about modern agriculture.

As Drought Ravages U.S., Canada Prepares For Bumper Crop

CBC | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Business

Canadian farmers are anticipating large increases in the size of their canola, wheat and barley crops this year, setting them up well to benefit from ...

Are Our Plants Smarter Than We Think?

CP | Betsy Blaney, The Associated Press | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada Style

LUBBOCK, Texas - No one's talking about giving intelligence tests, but researchers say they've shown that plants have smarts — the sort needed to he...

With Agroforestry, Woodlands Can Also Yield Crops Such As Mushrooms, Leeks

CP | Dean Fosdick, The Associated Press | Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada Style

Forest farming can be an attractive option for property owners who want to earn more from their land without cutting timber.It generally involves thin...