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...

Four Tips for Overcoming Wild Yeast Challenges in Forage This Spring by: Alltech

Despite the conditions we may currently see when we look outside, spring is here! As temperatures begin to rise and snow begins to melt, we...

Corn Planting 2019: When the Going Gets Tough… By Greg Stewart, Maizex Agronomist

Although we are in just the first few days of May, persistent rainfall and cooler temperatures are delaying corn planting across much of eastern...

An Important Meeting Behind the Planter By Henry Prinzen, Maizex Seeds

This winter some of us had the opportunity to go listen to Ken Ferrie at CropSmart. Ken urged us to get back to the...

An open letter to girls and young women: Write your own success story by:...

Source: blog by Jennifer Sirangelo, CEO, National 4-H Council Thinking about my growth and path to where I am today, I can't help but...

Do Happier Cows Make For Happier Consumers? by: Charles Taylor

Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/charlesrtaylor/2019/04/03/do-happier-cows-make-for-happier-consumers/#820f5e2100cc The BlissBrush in Action COWBRUSH.COM I recently came across a fascinating product aimed at dairy farmers. Check out the video below, which shows a cow enjoying...

Traits to Cultivate, by: Blair Murray – Dairy Genetic Improvement Specialist/OMAFRA

After graduating from university, I spent a short time managing the family farm. One of the more memorable additions I made to the dairy...

How The Dairy Sector Is Tackling Food Waste by: Pierre Barrucand, Chair of IDF...

The dairy sector is committed to adopting sustainable practices and ultimately being a key contributor to sustainable food systems. Of course, tackling food waste...