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Maintain milk quality by decreasing biofilm in the pipeline

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Vanessa Taylor - Milk Quality Assurance Program Lead/OMAFRA Biofilm is made from bacterial cells...

Cell count sensor GEA DairyMilk M6850 wins Audience Award as “Novelty of the Year”...

Source: GEA The cell count sensor GEA DairyMilk M6850 has won the Audience Award as “Novelty of the Year” at EuroTier 2018. It is the...

Livestock watering systems for pasture

Source: Government of New Brunswick Introduction As livestock operations have intensified, farm operators can no longer depend on traditional means of watering their grazing herd. In...

October Canadian tractor sales up 3%, combines down 14%

Source: Agri Marketing magazine According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' monthly "Flash Report," the sales of all tractors in Canada through October 2018 were...

Brandt Tractor acquires specialty transportation seller Camex

Source: Brandt Tractor news release The Brandt Group of Companies has announced that effective November 1, 2018, they have acquired Camex Equipment Sales & Rentals...

Rodent control in livestock and poultry facilities

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Brian Lang, Al Dam and Kathleen Taylor Rats and mice have long been a...

Everything you need to know about electric fencing

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Introduction Building a good electric fence is like anything else, you get out what you put in. If you use the...

Seven point check list for bale processors

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Bale processors offer key benefits for cattle feeding, but the variety of models on the market can make it difficult...

Viterra holds grand opening of its new Wadena, SK, grain terminal

Source: Viterra news release Viterra Inc. ("Viterra") hosted a grand opening event today at its new high throughput grain facility at Wadena, SK. Viterra customers,...

Dairy cattle housing recommendations: resting surface

Source: Valacta Regardless of the type of housing, the cow resting surface should meet the following criteria: • Soft • Non-slip • Non-abrasive • Dry There are two kinds...