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Evaluation of whole-crop barley cultivars in western Canada for in vitro fiber digestibility

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Why is this important? Growing high quality forage is a key factor to maintain productivity of high producing...

Ontario government proposes trespass bill to protect farmers, animals and food supply

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario On Dec. 2, 2019, the government of Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) proposed legislation entitled Security from...

Meta-analysis Quantifies Mastitis Effects on Repro Performance

Source: National Mastitis Council Almost three decades ago, a relationship between mastitis incidence and decreased reproductive performance was suggested, using mostly observational studies and qualitative...

What farmers need to know about the new federal carbon tax

Source: Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions While Premier Jason Kenney and his government repealed the provincial carbon levy in June through Bill 1, the federal...

Over $8 Million Committed to Supporting Agriculture in Newfoundland and Labrador

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources,...

Stockmanship Skills Related to Animal Health and Welfare

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 3.2 Management practices used on dairy...

New Pilot Scale Vaccine Manufacturing Facility Expected to Speed up Vaccine Development

Farmscape for December 5, 2019 Dr. Volker Gerdts - Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization Full Interview 15:10 Listen The Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac is confident the...

Electrical Systems in Barns

Source: Ontario Ministry of Food and Rural Affairs, J. Van de Vegte, P. Eng., D. Ward, P. Eng., and S. Beadle, P. Eng. INTRODUCTION No one wants...

The Government of Canada Commits to the Success of Quebec’s Agricultural Sector

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today addressed delegates from the Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA) at...

Feeding first calf heifers

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives First calf heifers need special attention at feeding time. Here’s why! Heifers are still growing (100-150 lbs during each...

Genomic Evaluations Without Published DGV

Source: Lactanet Canada Unlike any other country, Direct Genomic Values (DGV) have been published in Canada for genotyped animals as part of its genomic evaluation...

Dairy: nourishing a growing world population sustainably By: Caroline Emond, IDF Director General

This year’s COP25, which launches in Madrid this week, will be the start of a crucial period for the environment. COP25 is the final...

Sweeter alfalfa to improve milk production and dairy farm sustainability

Source: Dairy Research Cluster The dairy cow, as a ruminant, has the unique ability to transform forages that can’t be digested by humans into a...

Timed-Artificial Insemination Programs: Is Shorter Better?

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Shadi Nayeri and Dr. Paul Stothard, University of Alberta Why is this important? Poor or inadequate visual estrus detection is...

Livestock access to watercourses

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Peter Doris Livestock grazing on lush green pastures is a pleasant picture for...
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