Crop Production Expected to Fall

Stats Canada is expecting this year's dry conditions to have an impact on crop yields.

Data from the July farm survey show that farmers in Canada anticipate decreased production of canola, wheat, soybeans, corn for grain, and oats.

Barley was the only crop expected to increase.

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The Golden Arches is Now Serving Sustainable Beef

As announced earlier this summer, McDonalds Canada is now serving certified sustainable beef through its Angus burger line.

The beef comes from a complete verified supply chain according to standards from the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef.

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Viterra Renews Partnership with STARS

Viterra has announced they will continue to cover the full printing costs of the STARS air ambulance calendar.

The STARS calendar campaign is entering it's 26th year, and sells about 70,000 calendars across Western Canada each year.


New Cash Advance Program Now Open to Farmers

A new cash advance program offered by the Alberta Wheat Comission is now open.

Under FarmCash, they offer advances to farmers on 45 commodities of up to $400,000 per year with $100,000 interest-free.


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