The Western Grains Research Foundation in Saskatoon has reached a five year agreement with the University of Alberta on wheat research.
You may not see as many acres dedicated to potatoes this growing season. That's according to Keystone Potato Producers Association manager Dan Sawatzky of Portage la Prairie, as contract negotiations with processors continue. While the discussions are ongoing with Simplot, Sawatzky says they're looking at about a 10 per cent reduction in volume for their contracts. He also notes a strong year for potatoes in North Dakota means an American company won't be taking on Manitoba-grown potatoes.
OMAFRA specialists say the provincial winter wheat crop continues to look excellent.
Results of the judging at this year’s Ontario Spring Discovery show have been released.
With President Barack Obama’s signing of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act in 2014, it became legal for veterinarians to carry controlled substances across state lines to provide complete medical care to patients outside their clinics.