THE PRICE of seed has increased steadily over the last 20 years, with significant increases in the last decade. According to Statistics Canada, $532 million was spent on commercial seed in 1990 in Canada. Fast forward 10 years to 2000, and that figur…

ACCORDING TO a recent study by Blacksheep Strategy Inc., a Canadian brand and research consultant, farm business practices in wheat technology are shifting. “While it’s still early in the shift, we can definitely see some similarities between the…

EACH FEBRUARY, members of the Prairie Grain Development Committee and the Western Canada Canola/Rapeseed Recommending Committee meet to approve registration of new cereal, pulse and oilseed varieties developed by federal government and private breede…