Precison ag survey seeks more input

A survey on western Canadian farmers’ use of precision agricultural technology is winding its way to completion. Before it does, Dale Steele wants to encourage farmers of all kinds to respond, whether or not they use many or any precision tools or none at all. Steele, an agronomist well versed in agricultural technology, was contracted […] Read more

Local meat preferred, but price most important

While many consumers will pay more for Canadian product, 
most are not willing to pay a big premium for specialty meat

EDMONTON — Canadians show their loyalty when buying meat, a new survey reports. People will pay more for fresh meat of Canadian origin and will select packages labelled with country of origin over generic or product from the United States, the study found. “People were more willing to pick a package with an origin not […] Read more