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‘Cotton exports may surge 30%’

India’s 2017/18 cotton exports are likely to jump nearly 30% from the year before to a four-year high of 7.5 million ba

The Hindu 26 May 2018 9:46 pm

Coir units hit by fibre shortage

Coir Board aiming to increase realisation of coconut husk in A.P., Odisha

The Hindu 26 May 2018 9:05 pm

Navigating farmland severances

If you are considering a farmland severance, you should review a few items before embarking on the process. 26 May 2018 2:38 pm

Western Bean Cutworm Resources for 2018

The WBC trapping season is about to begin. For those anxious to put up WBC traps this year, the WBC Trap Network is almost ready for you t 26 May 2018 1:17 am

CP Rail unions reject latest offer

Negotiators will be back at the table trying to prevent a railway strike 25 May 2018 9:42 pm

April saw record high pork production: USDA

Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.28 billion pounds in April, up 8 percent from the 3.97 billion pounds produc 25 May 2018 9:23 pm

Equipping the next generation of ag leaders

The Canola Leaders Program (CLP) is entering its third year with good results all around. 25 May 2018 8:30 pm

Nova Scotia startup wins agBOT Challenge

Nova Scotia ag robot can identify and remove weeds from crop fields 25 May 2018 8:17 pm

Syngenta fungicides receive EPA registration

Syngenta’s Miravis products will be available in time for the 2019 planting season 25 May 2018 6:53 pm

CAFTA praises tabling of CPTPP treaty, urges quick action on legislation

The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) praises the tabling of the Comprehensive and Progressive agreement for Trans-Pacific Partners 25 May 2018 6:31 pm

World Pork Expo Organizers Anticipate Bump in Attendance in 2018

Organizers of World Pork Expo are anticipating a bump in attendance during 2018, the 30th anniversary edition, of the annual event. 25 May 2018 6:14 pm

Moving Farm Equipment Safely

When it comes to moving farm equipment on public roads, a little planning can go a long way toward preventing accidents. Kenda Lubeck is fa 25 May 2018 6:13 pm

Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary

First off today, as we do every Friday, we get an update on the grains and oilseeds markets. 25 May 2018 6:12 pm

Economics of Calving at Different Times of the Year

Next we wrap up our interview with Barry Yaremcio, beef forage specialist at the Ag-Info Centre, on the effects of calving at different tim 25 May 2018 6:11 pm

Being a Host Farm at Open Farm Days

Open Farm Days is an excellent opportunity to showcase agriculture in Alberta. Today we hear from Charlie Bredo, co-founder of Troubled Mon 25 May 2018 6:10 pm

Seeding across Saskatchewan reaches 70 percent complete

The latest crop report says Saskatchewan farmers made great seeding progress during the past week. 25 May 2018 6:08 pm

Farmers in need of rain

Saskatchewan crops received much-needed moisture this week but analysts say more rain will be needed. 25 May 2018 6:07 pm

Pea Leaf Weevil Heading Our Way

Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers is warning growers to be on the lookout for pea leaf weevil, which affects both peas and faba beans. 25 May 2018 6:05 pm

CN Rail Investing In 1,000 New Grain Hopper Cars

CN Rail announced Thursday that it plans to acquire 1,000 new generation high-cube grain hopper cars over the next two years to rejuvenate 25 May 2018 6:04 pm

CLAAS Dealership Expansion in Delta Helps Deliver Stronger Grower Support

CLAAS of America and MirTech Harvest Center continue to expand their partnership to deliver excellence in customer service and technical su 25 May 2018 5:58 pm

Mt. Forest Crop Advisors Ag Breakfast Meeting Minutes – May 22

Not overly wet but enough small, scattered frequent rains to make it just a bit sticky. They were hopig for the most part of have equipment 25 May 2018 5:06 pm

East Central Crop Advisors Breakfast Meeting Minutes – May 23

As experienced almost everywhere, rainfall amounts the last two weeks have varied widely. Planting is ongoing but area-specific. In general 25 May 2018 4:58 pm

H-2A Agricultural Worker Visa Modernization Joint Cabinet Statement

When President Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation in January of this year, he reminded the audience that his commitment to 25 May 2018 2:48 pm

Array of mangoes awaiting buyers in Mandya, Ramanagaram

The ‘Mango Mela’ – the much-awaited annual event to provide a wide range of carbide-free mangoes to consumers – be

The Hindu 25 May 2018 12:54 am

Grain farmers welcome passage of Bill C-49 into law

Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) was pleased to join Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Lawrence MacAulay in Winnipeg today as he forma 25 May 2018 12:49 am

Sask Wheat confident transportation amendments will benefit farmers

The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) is pleased to see the passage of Bill C-49, which amended the Canada Transporta 25 May 2018 12:36 am

Simcoe Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting Minutes – May 23, 2018

The forecast for the week looks great, but clay soils across the region will likely continue to be too wet to plant for the rest of the wee 25 May 2018 12:11 am

Government of Canada marks passage of Bill C-49, the Transportation Moderniza..

Canada’s hard-working grain farmers rely on an efficient and reliable rail system for getting their products to market. The Transportatio 24 May 2018 11:07 pm

Alberta seeding approaching halfway point

Alberta’s seeding completion increased by 8 per cent in one week 24 May 2018 9:14 pm

Save the Date: HFH’s Open House on May 26

Visit 6006 Highway 6 in Ennotville, Ontario for HFH’s open house on Saturday, May 26 from 10AM to 3PM. 24 May 2018 8:23 pm

Ride and Drive: W.J. Lambert & Sons’ Open House

W.J. Lambert & Sons invites you to attend their open house on May 26 from 10AM – 2PM, located at 1435 Thorah in Beaverton, Ontario. 24 May 2018 8:17 pm


Over the past 100 years, John Deere has become an innovator in agricultural machinery, and its equipment continues to exceed expectations t 24 May 2018 7:15 pm

New Holland tractor sells after 250 bids

Other top selling items included a John Deere planter and tractor 24 May 2018 6:41 pm

4-H members offer their ‘hands to a larger service’

Youth from across the country have an opportunity to give back to their rural and urban communities this summer thanks to a new program thr 24 May 2018 6:05 pm

Keep Fields Clean Early On To Improve Yields

Angela Brackenreed, agronomist with the Canola Council of Canada, is reminding producers about the importance of keeping your field clean e 24 May 2018 5:59 pm

Cattle Markets Volatile As Of Late

A market analyst with Canfax says the cattle markets have been pretty volatile over the last few weeks. 24 May 2018 5:57 pm

Planning Farm Land Ownership in Alberta

Moving into the growing season, producers may be examining their situation and considering upcoming purchases of farmland 24 May 2018 5:46 pm

Quebec agribusinesses receive federal funding

The investments are estimated to generate more than $6 million worth of economic development 24 May 2018 5:45 pm

Approval of Bill C-49 is welcome news for western farmers

Canadian Federation of Agriculture President Ron Bonnett issued the following statement following yesterday’s announcement that the Trans 24 May 2018 5:27 pm


Planting conditions have been good in many parts of the province; however, there are some areas that have been too wet, resulting in delaye 24 May 2018 5:16 pm

Missouri approves fake meat bill

Food companies can no longer label imitation meat products as meat 24 May 2018 4:44 pm

‘Keep it Clean’ this growing season

Farmers should be aware of the 2018 products of concern for field crops to ensure Canada maintains its market access and upholds its reputa 24 May 2018 3:45 pm

U.S. LNG, Ethanol Sellers Buoyed by China Trade Talks

China’s interest in reducing its trade surplus with the United States through increased energy imports could advance plans for U.S. lique 24 May 2018 1:40 pm

Don’t Become Another Deadly Statistic

With the current financial squeeze in agriculture, many have reduced their labor force and, therefore, asked for more work from fewer peopl 24 May 2018 1:35 pm

What Kenya needs to do to take advantage of its rainfall

Farmers need to be better informed where they can sell their crops for good prices so that they’re confident they can recoup the

DowntoEarth 24 May 2018 12:03 pm

Kaveri Seed up more than 5% as Pabrai Investment Fund brought 7.8 lakh shares

In a bulk deal on May 23, 2018, The Pabrai Investment Fund brought 7.8 lakh shares of Kaveri Seed Company at Rs487.29 per share.

India Infoline 24 May 2018 9:40 am

Ridgetown Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting – May 22, 2018

Extremely wet over much of the area, with up to 6.5” (162.5 mm) of rainfall over the past two weeks. Little planting progress on the heav 24 May 2018 1:12 am

Ritchie Bros.' Chilliwack auction boasts big lineup of late-model forestry eq..

Next week Ritchie Bros. will conduct one of its largest Chilliwack auctions ever, selling 1,450+ equipment items and trucks in a single da 24 May 2018 1:06 am

Alberta 4-H club supports local hospital

Longview 4-H Beef Club donates more than $40,000 to a local hospital 23 May 2018 9:40 pm

Farmers announce new Peterborough market location

The City Centre Courtyard will host the new market beginning June 9 23 May 2018 9:26 pm