Trump Targets Canadian Dairy Industry Amid Possible Trade War

U.S. President Donald Trump has made Canada's supply managed dairy sector one of his trade targets in addition to steel and aluminum.

Canada's Associate Ag Critic, John Barlow, says if Canada opened it's borders to more American dairy, our market's not big enough for the U.S. to fix their over supply of dairy by shipping the excess here.  

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June WASDE Report Generally Bullish

There were no big surprises in yesterday's USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report.

Dan Basse, President of Ag Resource Company in Chicago, says the report for June was generally bullish, with declines in U.S. corn, soybean and wheat end stocks.

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Opportunity to Join New Local Food Council

Applications are now open for Alberta’s first ever Local Food Council.

The Council will give recommendations on Provincial policies, programs, pilot projects and initiatives to support the continued growth and sustainability of Alberta’s local food sector.

Learn more by following the link.

 
Proud to Bee a 4-H'er

Over the past five years, 140,000 pollinator-friendly seed packets have been distributed across Canada by 4-H members.

The seed packets contain a diverse mix of perennial and annual wildflowers for pollinators, such as bees, to feed on.

The collaborative effort between Syngenta Canada and 4-H Canada is a way to start conversations about bees, sustainable food, and the agricultural sector.

 

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