Canada Farm Land
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Climate change could increase Canadian crop production

Source: manitobacooperator.ca Climate change is altering weather, raising sea levels and shrinking the Arctic, but that might be a good thing for Canada — at least from an agricultural production standpoint. “It looks like Canada is going to be one of the winners from climate change,” said Jason Clay of the …

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271015 Placentia Bay aquaculture
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Canada’s Placentia Bay set for major aquaculture project

Source: cbc.net The Newfoundland and Labrador government has reached an agreement with a company called Grieg Newfoundland AS that could see the province rival British Columbia in aquaculture production. Municipal and intergovernmental affairs minister Keith Hutchings announced Monday in Marystown that Grieg will invest some $251-million in a project that …

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131015 Treated manure to drink
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Technology that lets you drink treated manure

Source: modernfarmer.com North Americans are waking up to the fact that water security isn’t just a problem in the developing world. On one side of the continent, drought has forced California to ration water and Great Plains cattle ranchers to reduce their herds. On the other, toxic run-off from northeastern …

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121015 Aquaculture feed
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Cargill completes acquisition of aquaculture feed company

Source: world-grain.com Cargill has completed the acquisition of EWOS, a leading supplier of feed to the international aquaculture industry. EWOS produces more than 1.2 million tonnes of salmon feed for the biggest salmon producers in the world. It operates in all four the world’s major salmon farming regions: Norway, Chile, …

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