An Alberta feedlot take the peelings and any french fries or other potato products the processor couldn’t use and feeds them to their cattle.
It’s all about planning. There are multiple decisions that farmers make when choosing the right crops to use in their rotations.
If you’ve ever grown a garden, you’ll understand that plants need healthy soil to grow. But just what is soil?
In Canada, cattle are part of the prairie grasslands ecosystem, helping keep our native grasslands intact.
Genetic engineering refers to specific methods of plant breeding that use laboratory methods to change an organism’s DNA.
We asked Dr. Christian Artuso of the Migratory Bird Conservation Unit of the Canadian Wildlife Service - can beef cattle be good for the environment?
We are talking with Shaun, a farmer from Kyle, Saskatchewan. He grows several crops but we are going to focus on how he grows chickpeas.
Black Fox Farm and Distillery is known for their award-winning gin and whisky, but also for their sustainability efforts and advocacy for Saskatchewan-based agri-food products.
What is a seed treatment? It is a valuable tool that enables farmers to grow more food while protecting the land and natural resources.
Agriculture is continually evolving and will continue to meet the needs of a changing world. Regenerative agriculture is just one strategy that farmers are using.
All Canadian farming practices ensure that your food is free of antibiotic residues and safe to eat.
Cattle start life by consuming milk and feed on grass for most of their lives. The variable factor is what farmers feed cattle during the final few months before they go to market.
Plant science – and specifically the science of plant breeding – is one of those tools which can help us overcome challenges as a global community.
There’s a lot of work that goes into the potatoes, turnips and carrots on your dinner plate.
Stories about people going without food resonate especially with farmers, who look for ways to use their own production to help.
Six or seven times a year, about 90,000 freshly-hatched chicks are dropped off at the Martinka broiler chicken operation. The Martinka family has been in the chicken business for 15 years.
The Keddys started their now 800-acre farm in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley over 40 years ago. Today, their son and his wife Katie manage the farm.
Tech continues changing how farmers raise animals and grow crops.
Evesque loves working with these birds and appreciates the opportunity to produce a product consumers want. Evesque produces 50,000 kilograms of chicken every few months.
Take a tour of a grain farm to see how farmers protect their seeds from insects.