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...

Lameness risks on Alberta dairy farms by: Laura Solano

Alberta’s Lameness Reduction Initiative (LRI) revolves around completion of a lameness risk assessment questionnaire (RAQ), designed to identify housing and management factors that contribute to...

Farming is the future of Canada by: Brenda Schoepp

Agriculture is a diverse and exciting industry. The variety of farms and the people who live on them weave the colour into the fabric...

Food Guide: The end of the milk doctrine? By Sylvain Charlebois

Globe and Mail, 13 January 2019 It appears that the four food groups most Canadians know by heart are on their way out. Health...

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...

Clampdown On Milking A Name To Market Vegan Substitute by Caroline Emond, IDF Director...

The US is joining the EU, Canada, Norway, Iceland and New Zealand in regulating the misuse of dairy terms. Consumers have the right to...

More than a hobby by: Resi Walt

I first joined a 4-H club when I was 10 years old. My brothers had encouraged me to try it and even though I...

Know your wheat quality to maximize earnings* by: Alberta Wheat Commission

It is important to know all the factors affecting your wheat quality to ensure you are getting the maximum price for this year's crop. This...

Variation makes all the difference for researchers by: Geoff Geddes

Just as variety is the spice of life, it’s also a key focus for those behind the “Efficient Dairy Genome Project”.  As they seek...

Calves, calves, and more calves! By: Eastman Welsford

When we think of baby animals we often think of how cute puppies and kittens are, weighing in at sometimes just 200 grams. We...