Relationships matter. This might sound like a cliché to some, but that does not make it any less true. Agriculture in Western Canada is dependent on trade.
Anyone who tells you that they know where commodity prices will be six months from now is either being misleading or fails to have a firm grip on reality.
It has been over two years since we first heard the words COVID-19. Since then, we have seen over 130,000 Manitobans become ill from the virus and over 1,500 deaths from the disease.
The availability of labour is a critical factor in determining the long-term growth and profitability of Canadian agriculture.
We have had an election. Throne Speech writers and Cabinet makers have put the final touches on government priorities and selected the Ministers who will implement the plan. What would you tell them if you had the chance?
We are in the middle of a federal election and now is the best time for individual producers to influence policy.
We have been invaded by aliens. No, not green creatures from Area 51, but by plants and animals that don’t belong here.
I find that many farmers react to the words “public trust” like a cat running across hot pavement. The subject is often viewed as a threat, seen by some as rhetorical cover for those who want to dismantle modern agriculture.
Legislation brought forward by the provincial government has sparked debate about agriculture in Manitoba. The Animal Diseases Amendment Act has drawn comments about environmental impact and animal care.