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Peppers are one of the vegetables which Savard said could be improved with the new process.
Peppers are one of the vegetables which Savard said could be improved with the new process. file photo/farmnewsNOW Staff

Canadian research could mean better-tasting frozen veggies

By farmnewsNOW Staff
July 25, 2018 - 5:00pm

If you’re often disappointed with mushy frozen vegetables, you’re not alone. It’s a common complaint, and one a team from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada aims to fix with research into new cold storage methods.

Dr. Tony Savard and a team from Agriculture Canada’s St-Hyacinthe Research Development Centre worked to come.....

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Trade and labour dominate discussions at Ag. ministers meeting

By Nigel Maxwell
July 23, 2018 - 5:00pm

Canada's trade dispute with the United States is of big concern to Saskatchewan's agriculture sector, according to the province's Deputy Agriculture Minister.

Rick Burton attended the provincial and territorial agriculture ministers meetings last week in Vancouver, and said talk around trade and tariffs was one of the big items on the agenda......

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Ag in Motion expo gets underway this week

By Charlene Tebbutt
July 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

The annual Ag in Motion outdoor farm expo gets underway this week, showcasing the latest in farming technology and offering a host of learning and networking opportunities for farmers, businesses, and ag enthusiasts.

The event runs Tuesday to Thursday northwest of Saskatoon. With more than 455 businesses registered for the demonstration.....

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Tisdale farm equipment dealerships sold to Calgary-based company

By Charlene Tebbutt
July 3, 2018 - 5:17pm Updated: July 3, 2018 - 5:59pm

A major farm employer in Tisdale is under new ownership.

John Bob Farm Equipment has been sold to Rocky Mountain Equipment (RME), a Calgary-based dealer. RME has acquired two John Bob dealers in Saskatchewan, in Tisdale and in Outlook.

The company started in 1980. John McShannock said farms are getting.....

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Commission says South Korea resuming wheat imports after concerns about GM wheat

By The Canadian Press
June 27, 2018 - 10:18am

CALGARY — The Alberta Wheat Commission says South Korea has resumed imports of Canadian wheat after suspending trade last week due to concerns about a small number of genetically modified plants.

Earlier this month the Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced a few GM wheat plants were found near a farm in.....

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Ongoing trade dispute raises concerns for farmers, manufacturers

By Charlene Tebbutt
June 22, 2018 - 12:00pm

The ongoing dispute between Canada and the United States over tariffs has farmers and manufacturers worried about the threat of rising costs for steel and aluminum. 

Canada has set July 1 as the date to start implementing countermeasures on imports of steel, aluminium and other U.S. products as a result.....

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Expert says have a plan, don’t market grain ’emotionally’

By Jessika Guse/CJME News Staff
June 21, 2018 - 7:54am

Among all the large farm equipment and products producers can eye up, Ag experts can be found sharing their knowledge throughout the Canadian Farm Progress Show.

On Wednesday, Brian Voth, president of IntelliFarm spoke about the importance of grain marketing. His presentation, labeled ‘The Seven Deadly(ish) Sins of marketing’, digs.....

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