Agriculture (Page 4/4)

At the Shared Earth Farm, Rébeka Frazer-Chiasson laid floating tarpaulins on her young seeds to help them survive the low temperature that accompanies the start of the season. Photo: Radio Canada / Anaïs Brasier

A Cold Rainy Spring Spells Trouble For Farmers In New Brunswick

This year, spring is marked by a lot of rain and temperatures below normal, conditions that do not delight New…

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Irrigation In The Garden

Water is a precious natural resource to be consumed with great moderation in all circumstances.During the summer season, the various…

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How Industrial Farming Has Negatively Effected The Monarch Butterfly

The decline in breeding areas of monarch butterflies in the United States is the main cause of their recent decline in…

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Wind Power Three Times More Popular in NS Than In Ontario

Wind Energy Strategy in Windsor makes wind farms three times more popular than Ontario, a study found. This research was…

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Some of the millions of locusts raised at Midgard Farm in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Photo: Communications Nova Scotia / Megan Mahon

Nova Scotia Farm Raises Locusts

A graduate of the Nova Scotia Agricultural School, Joy Hillier, wanted to fill a gap in the breeding range of…

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Towerbirch Pipeline

Towerbirch Pipeline Will Go Through Farm Lands

Canadians have been told the environment must be protected for future generations while stimulating the economy and creating good middle-class jobs….

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Ontario: Farmer Urges Sale of Raw Milk

OTTAWA – A farmer in eastern Ontario who is the subject to an order to stop selling raw milk hopes…

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Firefighter at the scene of a devastating fire in a barn in Chilliwack, British Columbia, March 8, 2017 Photo: Radio-Canada / Gian-Paolo Mendoza

Thousands of chickens die in Chilliwack barn fire

Thousands of chickens perished in a fire in a barn in Chilliwack, a suburb of Vancouver. The fire ravaged the…

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Three GMO potato varieties approved in the US

Three types of potatoes genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the…

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