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J.R. Simplot Company Buys Ag Retailer in Western Canada

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The J.R. Simplot Company has agreed to purchase G-Mac’s AgTeam, a retail marketer in agricultural crop inputs and related services throughout Western Canada, a...

Dogs and Potato Diseases Take Centre Stage at Alberta Potato Conference

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Potato diseases and farm transition planning took centre stage at the second day of the Alberta Potato Conference and Tradeshow in Red Deer, Alta....

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Potato School – Is It On Your Calendar?

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WHAT — Potato School is a half day, free-to-all virtual learning event hosted by TriCal Group for anyone in the potato business. Since soil-borne disease...

Ultra-early Sprouting is a Storage Nightmare

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For the last month, I’ve been receiving calls from growers scrambling with piles that are already sprouting. I’m not talking about one or two...

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Alberta Gives Funding to Support Ag Worker Recruitment

Alberta and the federal government are giving $2.5 million to Ag for Life to help companies recruit, hire and retain workers in the province’s agriculture and agri-food industry, a Nov. 25 news release said.

Barry Prentice Says Disruptions Caused Freight Hiccups

Lately, North America has lived in a world of supply chain disruptions. Why? COVID has had long-lasting effects on the transportation of freight and grains throughout the continent — even the globe.

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NEPG Estimates Global Potato Production Down Six Per Cent

The North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimates global potato production 2022 in the NEPG zone will be down six per cent compared to last year, a...

U.S. Harvested Potato Acres Down Three Per Cent

Potato growers in the United States are expected to harvest 906,000 acres of potatoes this year, the November 2022 crop production report from the...

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Alberta Gives Funding to Support Ag Worker Recruitment

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Alberta and the federal government are giving $2.5 million to Ag for Life to help companies recruit, hire and retain workers in the province’s agriculture and agri-food industry, a Nov. 25 news release said.

Barry Prentice Says Disruptions Caused Freight Hiccups

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Lately, North America has lived in a world of supply chain disruptions. Why? COVID has had long-lasting effects on the transportation of freight and grains throughout the continent — even the globe.

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