THIS WOMAN WRITES Yesterday's Absurdity Is Tomorrow's Mandate
One of the perks of homeschooling is that the lunches you eat are generally hot, and they don't taste like anything you remember from public school kitchens of your childhood.
This, and the good me... Posted on 11/21/13 at 2:40 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Our friends to the north
Canada and the United States have had their share of spats through the years. But by any reasonable measure, the two are neighbors, allies and friends.
That said, a basic truth of agriculture is that... Posted on 8/24/12 at 9:44 AM
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Problems with Canada's canola crop are driving up the oilseed's price, cutting processors' margins to their lowest levels in two years and threatening to boost the price of a key ingredient of salad dressings and potato chips.
OTTAWA - Canada's powerful dairy industry on Friday expressed concern that it could suffer if talks to create a Pacific trade treaty open up heavily protected Canadian markets to more foreign competition.
FRANKFURT - Shares in German potash miner K+S leapt almost 40 percent on Friday after a takeover proposal from Canada's Potash Corp which sources close to the matter said was worth close to $8.9 billion.
Arno Schuetze and Ludwig Burger
June 26, 2015
Canada-based drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc has approached to buy Zoetis Inc, an animal-health company, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Shares of Zoetis, whose pipeline includes medicines and vaccines for pets and livestock, were up 2 percent at $56.65 in extended trading.
CALGARY, Alberta - Oil-rich Alberta will raise the cost of greenhouse-gas emissions for large industrial plants and boost targets for emission cuts as its new government took action on Thursday to strengthen the Canadian province's environmental reputation.
OTTAWA - Canada must join a proposed Pacific trade pact but will also strive to protect its farmers, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday, referring to pressure to scrap foreign tariffs that protect the dairy industry.
VANCOUVER - Vancouver city councillors voted on Wednesday in favor of new rules for licensing marijuana dispensaries, despite objections from the federal government, becoming the first Canadian city to regulate retailers selling the drug.
OTTAWA/MEXICO CITY - Canada and Mexico will seek World Trade Organization authorization to impose over $3 billion in sanctions against U.S. exports in retaliation against contentious meat-labeling laws, the two nations said on Thursday.
David Ljunggren and David Alire Garcia
June 04, 2015
OTTAWA - Canada will seek World Trade Organization authorization to impose just over $2.4 billion in sanctions against U.S. exports in retaliation against contentious meat-labeling laws, officials said on Thursday.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Western Canadian farmers are scrambling to find scarce canola seed as they re-plant crops snuffed out by frost and insects.
Farmers have until mid- to late June to plant ahead of insurance deadlines, but the later they sow canola, the higher the risk of damage later from heat or frost. Canada is the biggest producer and exporter of canola, used to produce vegetable oil.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Canada is whittling down its list of U.S. products that it may hit with steep tariffs in retaliation against contentious meat-labeling laws, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said on Tuesday.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - The amount of protein in Canadian wheat has fluctuated little in 141 years, according to the most extensive study of its kind, countering claims that radical changes in the grain are making people sick.
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