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 FreshPlaza.com
New Ukrainian products were exported to Canada in 2018
Deputy Agrarian Policy and Food Minister of Ukraine Olha Trofimtseva said this during a meeting with the Canadian delegation headed by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of Canada Frederick J. Gorrell.


 CBC.ca
Seed royalty proposal irks National Farmers Union
Representatives from Agriculture Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection ... said it means the loss of a right farmers have had since the dawn of agriculture.


 RealAgriculture
Despite friction, agriculture trade growth with China on target
Just as good news rolls in on reduced tariffs for Canadian agriculture goods through the CPTPP, souring diplomatic relationships with China could impact …


 Montreal Gazette
Expect Canada's new food guide to downgrade dairy
It appears the four food groups most Canadians know by heart are on their way out…


 The Globe and Mail
Canada's Food Guide: The end of the milk doctrine?
The food guide was more of a tool to showcase Canadian agriculture and stimulate the rural economy. And why not? Our farmers needed the support and food …


 Real Estate News Exchange
Should cannabis ‘farming’ be assessed as industry or agriculture?
As commercial cultivation of cannabis commences across Canada in repurposed facilities zoned for industrial use, what is the impact on property valuation and assessment across jurisdictions…


 PembinaValleyOnline.com
Canadian Dairy Industry Reduces Carbon Footprint
The 2018 study, conducted by Groupe AGECO, characterizes the environmental performance of Canadian milk production in 2016 and compares it with data from 2011…


 Manitoba Co-operator
Women in agriculture say barriers to equality persist
A 17-country study conducted by Corteva Agriscience shows most respondents report progress toward gender equality, but cite key actions needed to remove obstacles for full participation in agriculture…


 iPolitics.ca
Health Canada dismisses glyphosate objections
Health Canada’s 2017 decision requiring no major changes to product labels for glyphosate herbicide will stand, despite the objections filed in its wake…


 Canadian Cattlemen
Ag seen gaining on slightly weaker loonie in 2019
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) predicts the Canadian dollar will spend the year around the 75-U.S. cent mark — slightly softer than last year’s average of 76…


 Times Colonist
Saanich poised to ban concrete grow-ops to protect farmland
A proposed bylaw amendment, which goes to a public hearing Jan. 15, seeks to align the municipality’s rules with new provincial regulations for growing cannabis within the Agricultural Land Reserve


 Meat
PED discovered in Canadian hog population



 Globalnews.ca
Clubroot prevalence jumps in Saskatchewan
Government officials said clubroot has been confirmed in 43 commercial fields, and the clubroot pathogen was found in soil samples from three additional fields.


 HighRiverOnline.com
Farm Credit Canada Watching Five Key Economic Trends In 2019
“Agriculture is an exciting and dynamic industry driven by passion and possibilities,” Gervais says. “While the following five trends are on FCC’s radar, there are many other trends helping to shape this year’s outlooks for various sectors within Canada’s agriculture and agri-food industry…


 Sarnia Observer
Despite market and mould, farmers expected to keep schedule
Lambton County farmers have a big decision to make following a volatile 2018 that saw corn emerge as a to-be bumper crop, soybean markets take a hit due to the still-running trade war between the U.S. and China, and a "catastrophic" outbreak of mould in corn due to a wet harvesting season.


 Financial Post
Legal pot costs $9.70 per gram versus $6.51 on illicit market: StatCan
The agency says it received 385 price quotes deemed plausible using the StatsCannabis crowdsourcing application between Oct. 17, when adult-use pot became legal in Canada, and Dec. 31.


 CBC News
The long road to a new Canada's Food Guide
How many people does it take to write a guide for healthy eating? More than 26,000 and counting


 PembinaValleyOnline.com
FCC Watching Five Key Economic Trends In 2019
“Agriculture is an exciting and dynamic industry driven by passion and possibilities,” Gervais says. “While the following five trends are on FCC’s radar, there are many other trends helping to shape this year’s outlooks for various sectors within Canada’s agriculture and agri-food industry.


 The Guardian
PEI 4-H clubs receive funding from Farm Credit Canada
Five Island 4-H clubs have received a combined $2,000 from Farm Credit Canada (FCC), which will allow the groups to plan local events and various activities.


 iPolitics.ca
The Sprout: Deadly virus hits Alberta pigs
A deadly virus that has already killed millions of pigs in the United States and Canada has been found for the first time in Alberta.