Bunk and Silo Management By: Adam Parker

Farmers go through an enormous amount of work to have healthy, highly productive livestock and high yielding and high quality crops on their farms....

A day in the life of a mixed animal vet By: Salomon Schroeter

Growing up, some of my fondest memories were our trips out to the farm to visit my grandparents. Being from the Ottawa area, a...

Pain Mitigation Roundtable Offers Opportunities To Share, Collaborate And Move The Livestock Industry Forward...

Thirty-two livestock industry professionals and stakeholders took part in a daylong conversation around strategies to mitigate pain for livestock. The emphasis was on sharing...

2019 Corn Silage Management: Maintaining Yield and Quality by: Adam Parker, Maizex Seeds Inc.

For Eastern Canada 2019 will be remembered as one of the most challenging springs on record. With a cool, wet spring that delayed planting...

Coordinated action needed on mastitis By: Dr Jaap Boes, Manager, Animal Health and Welfare,...

Healthy and productive dairy animals are vital to the provision of a safe, sufficient and nutritious food supply at a time of a rapidly...

If Genetics Pan Out, Will Producers Pay Up? by: Geoff Geddes

Like a newborn, cutting edge technology is a thrilling prospect until you have to pay for it. As scientists on the Efficient Dairy Genome...

Dairy animals and their role in a sustainable food system By: Caroline Emond, IDF...

Over the past few months, discussions on how to develop sustainable food systems have been in the spotlight, and was one of the key...

World Food Safety Day: Food Safety, everyone’s business By Claus Heggum

By Claus Heggum, representative for food safety on the IDF Science and Programme Coordination Committee, and Aurélie Dubois, IDF Science and Standards Programme Manager IDF...

Scientists Having a Gas with Methane Research: Geoff Geddes

If you’ve never spent time around dairy cows to see how much they burp, you don’t know what you’re missing. At least, that’s the...

Timing Spring Turn-out by: Christine O’Reilly, Forage and Grazing Specialist, OMAFRA

Spring is in the air, and cattle and farmers alike are eager to start the grazing season. Timing that delightful move is critical, as...
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