Is It Time For Us To Grow Up?

By: Alora Hughes, University of Saskatchewan Student The challenges and advantages of adopting vertical farming Food scarcity is a problem facing both agriculture and the world. Population growth, growing incomes, and changes in consumer preferences have resulted in the need for increased food production. To tackle this problem every angle Read more…

Organic… or is it?

Organic label controversy By Gordon Willison, University of Saskatchewan Student For some, organic farming is a controversial topic, there are serious issues regarding the trade policies that the United States imposes on organic imports. Canada and the U.S. have an agreement of equivalency (USCOEA) that ensures organic imports are assessed Read more…

Canada dairy quota

Keeping it Quota

By: Kate Barnett, University of Saskatchewan Student Dairy farming has come a long way since the first mechanical milking machine was invented in 1860. Since then, dairy farming has become more efficient, cows are milked faster, milking many more cows per day. So in this increasing scale of efficiency, why are Read more…