The extension of the moratorium on supplemental irrigation to cover uses like golf courses and car washes highlights the recommendations of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability tabled in the legislature recently by Montague-Kilmuir MLA Cory Deagle.
The FCC Women’s Summit is a free event that will give participants the confidence to take their operation to new heights and boost their leadership skills. The keynote speakers are Tonia Jahshan, founder and president of Sipology by Steeped Tea, and Bal Arneson, host, author and celebrity ch…
After hearing a presentation from Information and Privacy Commissioner Denise Doiron, the Standing Committee on Health and Social Development has decided to request the report prepared by the Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission into the Brendel-Red Fox Acres land sale.
It was two years ago when the sale of 2,200 acres of prime farmland in the Bedeque area set in motion a made in PEI firestorm. It wasn’t the first time that the determined and wealthy Irving family had tested the limits of the Lands Protection Act, and, more importantly, the resolve of Islan…
The provincial government is to be commended for stepping up to the plate to provide some help to producers impacted by Post Tropical Storm Dorian after Ottawa turned its back on a joint AgriRecovery application.
Representatives of the PEI Certified Organic Producers Cooperative called for the establishment of priorities for water use when they appeared recently before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability.
While acknowledging he is "out of step with my own government", Malpeque MP Wayne Easter has delivered a stinging rebuke to the bureaucracy at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada for turning down the AgriRecovery application for damage resulting from Post Tropical Storm Dorian.
Officials from the Department of Agriculture and Land are working with the PEI Federation of Agriculture to roll out the $1 million in funding announced February 9 to help with the extraordinary costs incurred during Post Tropical Storm Dorian.
Canadians are more likely to look for Canadian food in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic according to a new survey by Farm Credit Canada (FCC).