The Communicator

August 2023 Issue – See All

Canada dry—and not the good kind

A not-so-refreshing look at the drought conditions affecting most Canadian farming sectors.

Acting locally, thinking globally

The strike affecting BC ports could have global ramifications.

How green are rail customers?

Rail transport is quick and easy, but CN’s new tool tells you how to calculate its GHG emissions.

BC port strike. Does anyone truly benefit in the long run?

As of July 1, 2023, more than 7,000 port workers across British Columbia went on strike.

The Benefits of Flexible Work

Embracing flexibility in the agricultural retail industry will create a better work environment.

The pros and cons of transporting

A look at the four primary modes of transportation—their pluses and minuses.

Breeding better cows to reduce GHG emissions

A new project to breed low-methane burping cows will reduce GHG emissions without affecting milk production.

Bills, bills, bills

A look at recent Canadian bills and their effect on the ag industry.

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Glencore announced Wednesday the sale of a 40% stake of their agribusiness to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) division of Health Canada invites the public to submit written comments on the Special Review of 2,4-D: Proposed Decision for Consultation.

Kasco Manufacturing is now offering a new agricultural seeder in 8’ or 10’ working width with high capacity seed hoppers.

The Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) officially begins issuing cash advances today for the 2016-17 Advance Payments Program (APP). A cash advance provides farmers with cash flow from crop or livestock commodities that have not yet been sold and, in many cases, not yet planted.

The Ag Women’s Network (AWN) is proud to unveil their new brand identity and organizational structure to reflect the network’s evolution.

CAAR is pleased to offer members an exclusive look at the ideas, insights and information shared during the 2016 CAAR Conference.

Monsanto Company announced on Monday the appointment of Mitch Barns to the company’s board of directors.