Kelsey Johnson, agriculture reporter at iPolitics joins Sarah Turnbull to talk about the significance of canola production in Canada and why the industry is facing major uncertainties due to a “scientific-based disagreement” with China.
Sophie Oliver looks at the present state of Canadian agriculture, current and future trends in the sector, and its level of preparedness for the challenges, the potential benefits and the uncertainties of climate change.
Climate has always mattered in agriculture. Farmers watch the weather, we all know that. But are they paying enough attention to the bigger changes? In a 2007 study of Ontario farmers, 62 per cent of respondents viewed climate change as a long-term warming trend, and 21 per cent were entirely skeptical about its existence. A […]