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August 2023 Issue – See All

Bills, bills, bills

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

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.

The pros and cons of transporting

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

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.

Canada dry—and not the good kind

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

Breeding better cows to reduce GHG emissions

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

The Benefits of Flexible Work

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

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The Census of Agriculture, held every five years, is taking place again in 2016 – and Canadian agri-retailers can play an important part in ensuring its success.

As Canadian growers begin to look for a defense against broadleaf and grassy weeds this growing season, Arysta LifeScience offers EVEREST 2.0® Herbicide, an advanced formulation that is safe on wheat and offers application flexibility and lasting flush control on the toughest of grass weeds.

On Tuesday, the Canadian Grain Commission began consultations on its proposals to license producer railway car loading facilities, agents, and feed mills. These operations are currently exempted from licensing.

Pulse Canada encourages the Government of Canada to postpone the sunset provisions of the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act, which will take effect August 1, 2016.

The member companies of the Western Grains Elevator Association and the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association have individually advised that they will not accept delivery of canola grown and harvested in 2016 that has been treated with quinclorac, a pesticide used to control cleavers.

Plan early for the best agri-retail networking and educational event of the year by booking your hotel room for the 2017 CAAR Conference today.

Parkland Fertilizers is hosting an open house Friday, celebrating the company's 40th anniversary and the grand opening of their new location in Wetaskiwin.