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Dairy genomic selection

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Blair Murray - Dairy Genetic Improvement Specialist/OMAFRA The use of genomic information in genetic evaluation...

Four crucial components of calf care

Source: Alltech, Amie Peers Raising healthy heifers is a key component to making sure that future herds are high-production. Poor growth in young calves strongly impacts...

80th anniversary – Agropur reports continued growth

Source: Agropur Agropur Cooperative held its 80th Annual General Meeting today and announced sales of $6.7 billion, a year-over-year increase of 4.7%. During the past year,...

Apply for the Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change Producer Program

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change Producer Program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership) continues to accept applications. Karen Yakimishyn,...

Postpartum body condition score change and performance in Western Canadian dairy cows

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Kira Macmillan1 , Mohanathas Gobikrushanth 2 , Amir Behrouzi1 , Brent Hoff3 , Marocs G. Colazo1 1Livestock Systems...

Stray voltage and robotic milking of dairy cows

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Jack Rodenburg, Dairy Systems Production Program Lead/OMAFRA; Brian Lang, Dairy Cattle Production Systems...

How IBM is planning to improve AG, food processing practices

Source: IBM news release By 2024, the Earth's population will total more than 8 billion for the first time in history, adding new stresses on...

Canadian lobbying efforts for USMCA ratification shift to prominent Democrats

Farmscape for February 13, 2019 Colin Robertson - Canadian Global Affairs Institute Full Interview 9:16Listen The Canadian Global Affairs Institute says Canada's lobbying efforts for ratification...

Starting calves on dry feed

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Calf-raising is an essential part of a dairy operation. The primary goals during the early weeks of a calf's...

Government of Canada invests in Quebec dairy processor to help expand operations and improve...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) The dairy processing sector plays an important role in Canada’s economy, producing good, high-quality and nutritious products for Canadians...

Denmark Data a Boon for Canadian Cows by: Geoff Geddes

The Danes may be best known for LEGO and Hans Christian Andersen, but to Canadian dairy researchers, it’s Denmark’s data that puts them on...

The Government of Canada improves dairy processor productivity and competitiveness

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, will make a federal funding announcement in support of a dairy processor. Event Announcement Date February 11,...

Canola Performance Trials’ online canola variety comparison tool updated with 2018 results

Source: Canola Council of Canada Results for the 2018 Canola Performance Trials (CPT), which compared 29 new and leading canola varieties, are now available through...

A comparison of different algorithms for phasing haplotypes using Holstein cattle genotypes and pedigree...

Source: Journal of Dairy Science YounesMiar*†MehdiSargolzaei†‡Flavio S.Schenkel† * Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture, Dalhousie University, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada B2N 5E3 † Centre for...

Colostrum for the dairy calf

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Brian Lang, Veal Specialist/OMAFRA The success of colostrum feeding to calves is built on four...

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