Connecting Farmers, Food and Ideas

  • WHAT’S IN A CLAIM?

    One hundred and nine Nobel laureates can’t be wrong. Matt Sawyer, a grain and oilseed farmer who raises Black Angus cattle near Acme, AB, and Western Canadian Wheat Growers…

  • FIDDLING WITH NAFTA

    As sayings go, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” may not be profound, but for Canadian farmers faced with the reopening of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),…

  • ENCOURAGING NUMBERS

    Canadian agriculture is not only alive and well—it’s thriving, according to the 2016 Canadian Census of Agriculture.

  • GRAIN EXPECTATIONS

    Canada’s Liberal government is halfway through its first term, and despite early concerns that the caucus may be light on agricultural expertise, its members are receiving…

    WHEAT WORLD

    Wheat prices have experienced quite a ride between spring and fall. There was a sharp rally in late June and early July as markets focused on the dry…

    HOT TECHNOLOGY

    According to agricultural experts, grain-drying technologies are being drastically overlooked in the Canadian farming industry, and many farmers…

    BETTER BREEDING

    A wheat breeder with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Dr. Harpinder Randhawa, a research scientist specializing in spring wheat and triticale…