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Amendment Changes Coming Into Effect February 20, 2020 by: Melissa Moggy, Alberta Farm Animal...

Transportation is a stressful experience for all livestock. The care of animals during transport is a significant welfare concern. Transportation begins with the selection...

Roelof & Mary van Benthem named Alberta/NWT’s 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers

Source: Outstanding Young Farmers Alumni and industry gathered to honour Roelof and Mary van Benthem, owners of van Benthem Dairy, located at Spruceview, AB, as...

Recommended milking procedures

Source: National Mastitis Council Proper milking procedures, attention to detail, and a clean environment are required to minimize mastitis and maximize production of quality milk....

Dairy Farmers of Canada’s dairy research kiosk at the Western Canadian Dairy Seminar

Source: Dairy Research Cluster Dairy Farmers of Canada’s (DFC) research kiosk will be set up at the Western Canadian Dairy Seminar (WCDS) in Red Deer, Alberta from March...

Activity monitors to improve reproduction

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Brian Lang – Dairy Cattle Production Systems Specialist/OMAF and MRA Activity monitors offer the opportunity...

Update on Codes of Practice under revision/development: Dairy Cattle Code

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council In the January Code meeting, several chapters of the Scientific Committee’s research report were presented and discussed. These included...

Statement of Concern by the Canadian Federation of Agriculture on Impact of Rail Blockades

Source: Canadian Federation of Agriculture The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is extremely concerned on the impacts of the ongoing rail blockades on Canadian farmers,...

House of Commons Expected to Approve USMCA by Easter

Farmscape for February 19, 2020 Colin Robertson - Canadian Global Affairs Institute Full Interview Listen  The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute is confident the United...

Government of Canada committed to Manitoba agriculture

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The province of Manitoba has a long and proud legacy of agriculture. It is a strong economic engine of growth...

January Canadian tractor sales down 7%, combine sales down 22%

Source: Agri Marketing magazine According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' monthly "Flash Report," the sales of all tractors in Canada in 2020 were down 7%...

Use of a mechanical brush by dairy cows with chorioptic mange

Source: Science Direct Author links open overlay panel Ana C.Moncada, Heather W.Neave, Marina A.G.von Keyserlingk, Daniel M.Weary Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food...

Consider CowBytes

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry This easy-to-use cattle ration balancing program can help reduce winter feeding costs and improve nutrition. CowBytes, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry’s ration...

Optimizing phosphorus utilization by dairy cows

Source: University of Manitoba A case study of dairy farms Team: Project Leader:  Dr. Kees Plaizier, Dept. Animal Science, Email: plaizier@ms.umanitoba.ca Co-Investigators: Dr. Kim Ominski (U of M), Dr....

Three Holstein Canada Recognition Awards to be handed out at the 2020 National Holstein...

Source: Holstein Canada Three of Holstein Canada’s most prestigious recognition awards will be handed out at the 2020 National Holstein Convention in Regina, Saskatchewan. The...

Canada’s Agriculture Day observance brings together farmers and consumers

Farmscape for February 12, 2020 Clinton Monchuk - Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan Full Interview 6:17 Listen Early indications are that Canada's Agriculture Day observance was once...
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