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Columnists
Sep 27, 2016

'Gold with yield': A primer on land-grabbing

Land use, access to agricultural land, and who stewards land, are key issues in food production. Land-grabbing is a growing concern because it determines not only access but also how land is used.
Columnists
Jun 21, 2016

Who owns seed and what are the alternatives?

Canadian farmers are contending with increasingly strict commercial rights on the seeds they buy. And there are fewer options in the public domain. These issues have led to calls for policy change.
Blog
Mar 5, 2014
Photo: flickr/peter pearson

Prairie grain backlog follows democracy backlog

Jan Slomp
Are grain transportation and the Fair Elections Act connected? You bet! The CPC's termination of the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board is akin to dismissing the Chief Electoral Officer.
Blog
Jan 29, 2014
Photo: flickr/kaybee07

Science-based decisions on farms -- in whose interest?

Ann Slater
Our farms and food sovereignty are under threat if multinational agribusiness corporations continue to control the science used to make 'science-based' decisions and regulations on our farms.

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