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ICE Futures Canada prices mostly higher

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $2.80 lower $512.80; Nov. ’16 $3.10 higher $518.30; Jan. ’17 $3.60 higher $521.70; March ’17 $3.70 higher $522.80; May ’17 $3.60 higher $523.80; July ’17 $3.30 higher $524.50; Nov. ’17 $0.90 higher $508.60; Jan. ’18 $0.90…

Nebraska pig supplier promises to investigate alleged abuses

LINCOLN, Neb. – A national pork supplier promised Thursday to investigate abuse allegations at one of its Nebraska facilities after an animal rights group released an undercover video showing pigs with open wounds and other health problems.The Animal Legal Defence Fund released the footage Wednesday…

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $9.20 lower $515.60; Nov. ’16 $6.60 lower $515.20; Jan. ’17 $5.70 lower $518.10; March ’17 $5.30 lower $519.10; May ’17 $4.50 lower $520.20; July ’17 $4.20 lower $521.20; Nov. ’17 $6.90 lower $507.70; Jan. ’18 $6.90…

Notley rebuts privacy concerns on carbon tax

EDMONTON – Premier Rachel Notley is dismissing opposition accusations that her NDP government’s carbon tax bill contains invasive and arbitrary rules on search and seizure.Notley told the house Wednesday that Bill 20 contains rules surrounding search warrants that are commonplace in Canada, and she accused…

ICE Futures Canada prices higher

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $5.00 higher $524.80; Nov. ’16 $4.90 higher $521.80; Jan. ’17 $3.60 higher $523.80; March ’17 $3.80 higher $524.40; May ’17 $3.40 higher $524.70; July ’17 $3.20 higher $525.40; Nov. ’17 $3.20 higher $514.60; Jan. ’18 $3.20…

Cargill plans to keep several operations in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. – Agribusiness giant Cargill said Tuesday it will keep its protein operations in Wichita, Kansas, and search for a new facility to house them.Wichita is home to the company’s beef business and its turkey and cooked meat business, which includes deli meats. Its…

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $6.20 lower $519.80; Nov. ’16 $7.90 lower $516.90; Jan. ’17 $7.40 lower $520.20; March ’17 $7.10 lower $520.60; May ’17 $6.40 lower $521.30; July ’17 $6.00 lower $522.20; Nov. ’17 $5.90 lower $511.40; Jan. ’18 $5.90…

Alberta sets up task forces on farm safety

EDMONTON – Alberta has launched a broad 78-member outside task force to recommend new farm safety rules, but Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier says there is no timeline for completion.”We don’t have a hard, set deadline on when we’re expecting those recommendations. Sooner better than later,…

ICE Futures Canada prices higher

WINNIPEG – ICE Futures Canada closing prices:Canola: July ’16 $2.90 higher $526.00; Nov. ’16 $5.10 higher $524.80; Jan. ’17 $4.40 higher $527.60; March ’17 $4.00 higher $527.70; May ’17 $3.40 higher $527.70; July ’17 $3.40 higher $528.20; Nov. ’17 $5.10 higher $517.30; Jan. ’18 $5.10…