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Wednesday Aug 27 | My Manitoba.com

Agricultural sector to receive $735K for farming equipment

Portage la Prairie - The Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute will receive $735,000 under Growing Forward 2 for new equipment to support applied research projects for the agricultural sector, minister of state Candice Bergen, on behalf of agriculture minister Gerry Ritz, and Manitoba Agriculture, food and rural development minister Ron ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, CPU, Science / Technology, North America, Canada, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Canada's organic free-for-all

Gerry Ritz and Stephen Harper have fallen for the organic ruse again, hook, line and sinker.a A whopping three-quarters of all the organic food sold in Canada is imported from countries with lax environmental standards like China, Mexico and Argentina.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Life, Food, Organic Food, Mexico, World News, Patrick Moore, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lifestyles

Ashworth takes helm of national organization

Ashworth was elected president during the national organization's annual general meeting at Elkhorn, Manitoba, last month.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

The Western Producer

Without Russia, government must help establisha

Prime minister Dmitri Medvedev announced Aug. 7 that the Russian border was closed, effective immediately, to any imports of beef, pork, fish, dairy products, and fruits and vegetables from Canada, the European Union, the United States, Australia and Norway.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Feds' $8-million organic plan centred in Bible Hill

After a quick lesson in supply-and-demand economics, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced an $8-million boost Tuesday afternoon for organic farming research over the next five years.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Organic Food, Canada,

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