Agriculture can be a major part of the solution to reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. In this article, Farm Management Canada provides a snapshot of carbon farming – using agriculture practices to capture carbon – and questions that require answers before it becomes common practice.
Humans are talkers. I went into journalism because I wanted to talk to people, ask questions, hear their stories and share them. I talk to people for my articles in Canola Digest, a magazine that remains, thankfully, popular among canola growers. I also talk to people for the Canola Watch podcasts. As a teenager, I... Read More
Creating a more streamlined process, especially when it comes to regulatory procedure, is a priority for the Alberta Canola Producers Commission. As the Government of Alberta continues to reduce regulatory red tape, there’s an opportunity for Alberta Canola to help with this. Marketing Council, the oversight body for the 20 agricultural boards and commissions in... Read More
Saskatchewan farmers grow field crops – including canola – in one of the harshest climates for farming in the world. Our growing season is short, our winters are (very) cold, our summers are hot, and there is often too much or too little rain. After decades of farming in these conditions, Saskatchewan growers have become... Read More
Social media has opened a window into the lives of farmers that has never existed before. On any given day you can check in with The Tulepps, and many others in the agricultural community, as they post about what they are doing and why they are doing it, with full transparency. Sisters Stefanie and Cassandra... Read More