Canada China canola trade dispute

Canada-China Canola Trade Dispute

By Evan Bronner, University of Saskatchewan Student New markets may be key to Canadian canola success By now, most have heard in the agriculture industry, about the trade dispute between China and Canada over Canadian canola. In March 2019 China banned canola seed from two of Canada’s major exporters; Viterra Read more…

2019 look back

A Look Back on 2019

2019 a harrowing ride on the ag & food rollercoaster While the screams elicited from those clutching their seats were not of terror or excitement, but rather of shouts of frustration or just heavy sighs of the bone-weary and exhausted, the weather in many places caused untold anxiety and stress Read more…

Canadian Agriculture success has led to your food, thank a farmer if you ate today

Our Canadian Agriculture Success Story

By Robert Wager, Vancouver Island University I’ve had the great pleasure of being a faculty member of the Biology Department of Vancouver Island University for the past 23 years.  My area of research is agricultural biotechnology with an emphasis on public outreach.  The world has seen a great change in Read more…

Taking an Axe to the Carbon Tax

How the Carbon Tax Will Affect Agriculture By MacKenzie Henn, University of Saskatchewan Student   There is no doubt that environmental sustainability is a hot topic and there are always innovations and policies being created to improve the environmental sustainability of our planet. Last year Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Read more…