10 Ways to reduce the risk of barn fire

Source: Farm&Food Care Ontario This factsheet contains practical best management practices (BMPs) to assist Ontario farmers in reducing the risk of barn fires. Barn fires...

Fact sheet: cold-water wash

Source: proAction Traditionally, milk contact surfaces have been washed with hot water because the detergents used needed a minimum water temperature to be effective and...

Constructing a Farm Building in Ontario

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet Written by: John Johnson - Engineer, Civil Systems/OMAFRA Whether building new or modifying an existing farm...

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...

Canadian tractor sales even in May, combine sales drop

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

Using Bulk Tank Milk Cultures in a Dairy Practice

Source: National Mastitis Council Introduction The continued popularity of culturing bulk tank milk (BTM) to monitor milk quality suggests that this procedure is beneficial to dairy...

Floor finish options for dairy free-stall housing

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: H. House, P En In a dairy barn, floor surfaces must have a finish with...

GEA expands hygiene portfolio with organic teat dip based on lactic acid for automated...

Source: GEA Healthy udders that are well looked-after ensure optimum milk quality, and therefore healthy, long-term yields. The basis for this is reducing the risk...

Fact Sheet: Automatic Milking Systems

Source: proAction This fact sheet lists each Workbook question from the Food Safety program that has a different application for Automatic Milking Systems (AMSs) and...

Milking systems

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 1.8 There are three...
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