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Canadian milk production LCA update for Dairy Farmers of Canada

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVES To provide the industry with a better understanding of the environmental performance of current milk production in...

Olds College Welcomes New Director, Applied Research, Centre of Innovation

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Olds College is pleased to announce Dr. Joy Agnew has accepted the position of Director, Applied Research, Centre of Innovation....

Jefo to invest 30 M$ in a new production plant

Source: Jefo Nutrition Inc. The agribusiness leading company from Saint-Hyacinthe announces the construction of an additional state-of-the-art production plant in 2019. Jefo, a global leader in high...

A genome-wide association study for natural antibodies measured in blood of Canadian Holstein cows

Source: US National Library of Medicine de Klerk B1, Emam M2,3, Thompson-Crispi KA4, Sargolzaei M2,5, van der Poel JJ1, Mallard BA6,7 1-Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre,...

NMC Research Committee Report: Bovine Mastitis Pathogens and Trends in Resistance to Antibacterial Drugs

Source: National Mastitis Council Subcommittee of the NMC Research Committee: Ron Erskine, Jim Cullor, Mel Schaellibaum, Bob Yancey and Alfonso Zecconi  Introduction Bovine mastitis is the single...

2018 Master Breeder Winners Are Coast-to-Coast

Source: Holstein Canada The announcement of the Master Breeder recipients has become an annual tradition at Holstein Canada, and this year is certainly no exception. Holstein...

Dairy’s Contribution to Sustainable Diets Recognised

Source: International Dairy Federation The dairy sector welcomes discussion on Sustainable Food Systems. Recently, a group of scientists and interested citizens came together to form the...

Keeping milk bacteria counts low

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Check these areas of the milk pipeline: the receiver jar should be clean inside and out line...

Improving the health of early-lactation dairy cows

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada On average, each of Canada's dairy cows produces 8,500 litres of milk per year. Farmers must monitor them closely in their...

Zoetis: 3 tips to keep profit-robbing subclinical mastitis in check

Source: Zoetis news release A high individual cow somatic cell count (SCC) can be like a high interest rate - it undermines your ability to...

New nutrients in dairy rations?

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Have all the nutrients necessary for milk production been evaluated and quantified?? One would certainly think so looking at...

AWC announces more than $2.6 million in wheat research funding through the Wheat Cluster

Source: Alberta Wheat Commission The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is pleased to announce more than $2.6 million in funding for 22 cutting edge wheat research projects...

IDF Announces Updated Inventory of Microbial Food Cultures Demonstrated to be Safe

Source: International Dairy Federation The International Dairy Federation (IDF) today announced the publication of an updated inventory of microbial food cultures (MFC), which scientific studies...

Choosing to Farm – Planning for the Future by: Emily Morrison

Succession. That is the biggest issue I see in agriculture today. With the number of children opting to take over family farms decreasing, we...

Health Canada rules glyphosate is safe after thorough scientific review

Source: Health Canada news release Health Canada's primary objective in regulating pesticides is to protect Canadians' health and the environment. That is why the Department...

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