Urban students are getting dirty on campus
Barrie McKenna explores the government’s attempt to support both the free market (when it comes to the Canadian Wheat Board) and supply management (when it comes to dairy farmers).
The five-part act to reform the Canadian Wheat Board, as tabled today, is here.
The Harper government has prepared a series of backgrounders and an FAQ to explain it all.
A majority of voters in a plebiscite have voted to maintain the Canadian Wheat Board’s monopsony.
A total of 62 per cent of prairie wheat growers – 22,764 farmers –
Not that kind of weed…
Fast food restaurants are getting the farmers that grow their food to sell it too
Field studies are under way to see if a foreign weed—a dandelion—could become a source of rubber and cash
While organic agriculture is big in China, concerns about food safety and quality are starting to arise
Manitoba canola farmers are using helicopters to plant their rain-soaked fields
Echoing Arizona, Georgia passed a tough immigrant law. Now it finds itself desperately short of farmhands.
White farmers are renting land
A planned badger cull has British animal lovers baring their teeth
A Toronto firm plans to build the world’s biggest farm, and maybe one day a brand name in food
The New Russian Village offers new homes, modern family farms and competitive pay
Eight day freeze wiped out two-thirds of the winter tomato crop
Michael Ignatieff pitches a national food policy. Details here.