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One hundred years in the making

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Harry Shierman celebrates his 100th birthday with a Century Farm and Ranch Award for the family farm. It was a quite...

Hoof health and nutrition

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Many factors affect the health of your cows feet. Management factors such as providing a well drained environment, adequate...

Understanding feed test reports

Source: Government of Prince Edward Island Introduction The quantity and quality of feed offered to livestock has a significant impact on livestock productivity, growth and reproductive...

Four crucial components of calf care by: 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 subsequent milk...

DFO’s 2020 board executive and officers elected

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario Today, Dairy Farmers of Ontario’s (DFO) Board held a special meeting to elect the Board Executive for 2020. Murray Sherk,...

Benchmarks for reproduction at the herd level

Source: WCDS Advances in Dairy Technology Mark Carson EastGen Genetics, Guelph, ON Email: Mark.Carson@EastGen.ca Take Home Messages Reproductive performance has improved in herds larger than 150 cows in...

SomaDetect Receives CAD $3.9 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada to pilot in-line sensor...

Source: SomaDetect SomaDetect, a precision dairy technology company, and Sustainable Development Technology Canada announced a funding partnership to pilot SomaDetect’s technology, an automated, in-line sensor...

4-H Canada to Bestow Two New Honourary Memberships at February Awards Ceremony

Source: 4-H Canada 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the naming of Carm Hamilton, P.Ag. (Ontario), and Kim McConnell, C.M. (Alberta), as Honourary Members of...

Electrolytes for dairy calves

Source: PennState Extension Introduction Oral rehydration solutions are used to replenish fluids and electrolytes that are lost during the course of diarrhea. Also known as electrolytes,...

Moulds and mycotoxins – sampling feed to test for mycotoxins

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs What to sample for mycotoxins tests: If feeding a total mixed ration (TMR), sample it for mycotoxins...

2019 Education Award Winners Announced

Source: Holstein Canada The annual Education Award is part of Holstein Canada’s commitment to supporting dairy producers across the country, no matter what their age....

Salmonella Dublin – What Is It?

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Why is this important? The University of Saskatchewan Rayner Dairy herd recently experienced a Salmonella Dublin outbreak. S....

Keeping milk bacteria counts low

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

CWRC commits over $9.6 million to USask Crop Development Centre

Source: Alberta Wheat Commission The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC), a collaboration of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, the Alberta Wheat Commission, and the Manitoba...

What difference does a visit make? Changes in animal welfare perceptions after interested citizens...

Source: University of British Columbia The UBC study on animal welfare perceptions following a dairy centre tour is amongst the top 10% most cited PLOS...
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