Agriculture Canada

Agriculture Canada releases report on fertilizer reduction goals

Mar 23, 2023 | 11:16am

Agriculture Canada has released a report on its fertilizer target emission reduction goals. Over two thousand submissions were received between March and October last year through the internet, workshops and town hall meetings. Ottawa has set a tartget of reducing emissions 30 percent from 2020 levels by 2030. As a result of the consultations, a […]

SARM disappointed with scrapping of Keystone XL

Jan 24, 2021 | 1:31pm

Saskatchewan Rural Municipalities have expressed extreme disappointment with cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline by U.S. President Joe Biden. SARM president Ray Orb says the project was expected to create over 1,000 construction jobs and additional property taxes to municipalities in Saskatchewan. “Of course, some of that filters back to taxation, some of our rural […]

Reports say crops could benefit from climate change

Jan 13, 2020 | 5:20am

A report from Agriculture Canada says the Canadian prairies will be one of the few regions of the world where crop yields will benefit from global warming. The report says prairie crops like canola and wheat will benefit from improved water use efficiency with elevated carbon dioxide levels. Global warming is also expected to boost […]