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Nominations Sought for Alberta Dairy Awards

Source: Alberta Milk Alberta Milk is now accepting nominations for our two awards: the Dairy Industry Achievement Award and the Recognition of Service Award. Dairy Industry...

Government of Canada supports Increased Dairy Processing at La Ferme Vallée Verte 1912

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $120,950...

Planning dairy operation feeding systems for expansion

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: B. Lang/Dairy Production Systems Program Lead/OMAFRA When planning an expansion of a dairy farm...

CSTA Recognizes Exceptional Contributions to the Seed Industry at its 96th Annual Meeting

Source: Canadian Seed Trade Association At its 96th Annual Meeting, the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) recognized and celebrated the innovative contributions of three exceptional...

Bunk and Silo Management By: Adam Parker

Farmers go through an enormous amount of work to have healthy, highly productive livestock and high yielding and high quality crops on their farms....

Government of Canada Announces Compensation for Supply-Managed Dairy Producers

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau visited a dairy farm in Compton, where she announced that the federal government...

Feeding dairy cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan In the long run, it is economical to maintain the present size of the cow herd and feed for high production. Dairy...

DFO CEO Hiring Announcement

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario On behalf of the Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) Board of Directors, it is with great pleasure that I announce...

Government of Canada supports increased processing at La Fromagerie Champêtre

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced...

Inbreeding Update – August 2019

Source: Lactanet Canada Each year, based on official animal registration and pedigree information within its database, Lactanet Canada computes current statistics related to the level...

Fact Sheet: Dioxins and Treated Wood

Source: proAction Treated wood is used to ensure that structures last; however, some treated wood products should not come in contact with animals or their...

Oceanbrae Pingerly Betty named 2019 Cow of the Year

Source: Canadian Milking Shorthorn Society At the 2019 Canadian Milking Shorthorn Society Field and AGM on July 27th, Prince Edward Island cow Oceanbrae Pingerly Betty...

Canadian tractor sales down 12% in June, combines sales down 44%

Source: Agri Marketing magazine According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' monthly "Flash Report," the sales of all tractors in July in Canada in 2019 were down...

Utilization of wheat-based distillers in grains as a feed for lactating dairy cows

Source: University of Alberta, Masahito Oba Funding Partners: ALMA, U of A Background: Western Canadian dried distillers grains with soluble (DDGS) production is currently produced from a...

Consideration of pre-harvest intervals with late season spraying

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Grain producers are using extra caution when applying crop protection products due to unusual growing conditions and late emerging pests. “After...
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