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James Hofer

VIDEO: Pigs won’t fly — at least not to Europe

Glacier FarmMedia Special Report: The tariff-free quota access could be worth $400 million, but there are other complications

Our March 31, 2016 issue marks the third and final instalment in a series of Special Reports prepared by Glacier FarmMedia reporters on how the Comprehensive Trade and Economic Agreement (CETA) between Canada and Europe will affect Canadian food producers and processors. No load of hogs will ever travel from James Hofer’s Hutterite colony to

Eric Fridfinnson

VIDEO: Flax growers skeptical of EU deal

Glacier FarmMedia Special Report: Individual countries and special interest groups will continue to find ways to block trade

Our March 24, 2016 issue marks the second in a series of Special Reports prepared by reporters from the Glacier FarmMedia network, which includes the Manitoba Co-operator. In these articles, reporters explore the implications of the yet-to-be- ratified Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union. Western Canadian farmland is a long


Canada’s pulse sector has been exporting to the EU with few problems so far.

VIDEO: CETA deal or no CETA deal, Europe a tough market to enter

Glacier FarmMedia Special Report: But trade agreements offer a place to start the process of ironing out the details

Our March 24, 2016 issue marks the second in a series of Special Reports prepared by reporters from the Glacier FarmMedia network, which includes the Manitoba Co-operator. In these articles, reporters explore the implications of the yet-to-be- ratified Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union. Grain-marketing professionals in the towers at

Brian Hayward believes a handshake is just as important as a trade deal in developing new markets.

CETA opens the door to new relationships

Glacier FarmMedia Special Report: Once the deal is ratified the real market development work begins

Glacier FarmMedia assembled a team of reporters from its network of publications, which includes the Manitoba Co-operator, to examine the implications of Canada’s new trade deal with the European Union on Canadian agriculture and food processing. In coming weeks, watch for a series of articles that zero in on the challenge Canadian agriculture faces turning

VIDEO: Canola is weak today, but hope glimmers on the horizon

The Western Producer's Ed White talks with the SciBabe, one of the speakers at the Canola Council of Canada's annual conference in San Diego

Day one of the Canola Council of Canada’s main program in San Diego was threaded together with concerns about weak crop prices, volatile markets, food politics and the management skills needed to run businesses in industries that not only involve changing technologies, but also disruptive factors and different expectations. And as always in recent years across