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How the Blue Book came to be

The arrival of metric-only labels frustrated one Alberta farmer, who happened to be the ag minister


Reading Time: 2 minutes Editor’s note: News that the four crop commissions are taking over publication of the Blue Book (a.k.a. the Crop Protection Guide) prompted former agriculture minister Marvin Moore to send in the following history of how the province came to publish the annual guide. In 1970, the Liberal Government of Canada led by Pierre Trudeau decided […] Read more