Federal government makes investment in organic

By Glacier FarmMedia staff The Canadian federal government announced a $640,000 investment to the Canadian Organic Growers (COG) on Sept. 10 during National Organic Week. The demand for organic foods in Canada continues to rise and the investment is aimed at getting more consumers to buy Canadian-made organics produced locally by Canadian organic farmers. Since […]

Regenerative ag’s climate change link in doubt

Regenerative agriculture can do many things, but it cannot solve climate change, say experts with the World Resources Institute By Robert Arnason Glacier FarmMedia staff Regenerative agriculture can do many things. It can improve soil health. It can make farming more resilient to droughts, floods and weather extremes. It may make land more productive. But […]

Organic fertilizer plant planned for Alberta

By Barb Glen Glacier FarmMedia staff A company using patented fertilizer production technology developed in California may build an organic fertilizer plant in southern Alberta using locally obtained crushed mineral and organic waste. Candeo Growth Solutions hopes to finalize a deal this month on the purchase of an unoccupied Second World War-era airport hangar in […]