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Effectiveness of a standardized footbath protocol in the prevention of bovine digital dermatitis on...

Source: Alberta Milk UCVM, Karin Orsel Funding Partners: ALMA, GF2 Background: Digital dermatitis is an ulcerative lesion that tend to be painful, causing lameness, and thus compromise animal...

Tractor-driven generators: Producing quality power

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Steve Clarke - Rural/Environmental Engineer (Provincial Crop Engineering Specialist)/OMAF; Allen Hills - College Senior Instructor...

Budget 2019 a positive sign for Canadian dairy farmers

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) welcomes today’s Budget 2019 announcement, which contains a funding envelope of $3.9 billion to compensate Canada’s...

Big Data a Big Deal for Genome Research by: Geoff Geddes

Whether it’s perfume or your friend’s trip photos, less is more; when it comes to amassing data for the Efficient Dairy Genome Project, however,...

Governments expand support to corn farmers with crops impacted by plant disease

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario have heard farmers’ concerns and are responding with new steps to...

Class 1 driver’s licence extension application is now available to agriculture workers

Source: Alberta Wheat Commission The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions are pleased to inform farmers that the extension application from the Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT), as...

Leading-edge tools help producers win the battle with mycotoxins

A sharp rise in attention to feed quality threats such as mycotoxins has put the Midwest U.S. and other key livestock production regions on...

Water requirements of livestock

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Daniel Ward - Engineer, Poultry and Other Livestock - Housing and Equipment/OMAFRA; Kevin McKague...

Canadian tractor sales down 5% in February, combine sales up 25%

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

Minister Bibeau highlights Government support for women in agriculture

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Diversity and inclusion are integral to creating an economy that works for everyone. The full and equal participation of women...

Faba beans as protein in livestock feed

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Anita Heeg, Feed Ingredients and By Products Specialist With many feed ingredients available to producers,...

Teamsters want dairy workers compensated in upcoming federal budget

Source: Teamsters Canada Teamsters are calling for dairy workers to be compensated in the upcoming federal budget for losses from recent trade agreements. The union represents...

Alltech unit Masterfeeds announces new general manager for Ontario

Source: Alltech news release Masterfeeds, an Alltech company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Bodenham to the position of general manager for Ontario....

Purchasing seed from areas that may have had Fusarium Head Blight, by: Clair Langlois,...

Purchasing seed from a local supplier has been a little more difficult this year than normal. Local seed distributers are a great way to...

World Dairy Expo recognizes influential dairy leaders

Source: World Dairy Expo news release World Dairy Expo is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Expo Recognition Awards to be formally presented...

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