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07 July 2020
View news from Canada Canada hopes to empower Indigenous entrepreneurs bringing agriculture to new communities
Canada will bring additional opportunities for British Columbia's Indigenous entrepreneurs who are interested in developing food and agriculture businesses. ...
24 June 2020
View news from Canada New rapid Actiphage test for Johne's disease and bovine TB makes progress
Funding supports research and development of new test for hard-to-detect mycobacterial diseases. ...
17 June 2020
View news from Canada Mexico will stop sending workers to Canadian farms amid COVID-19 outbreaks
Mexico will stop sending temporary workers to Canadian farms that have registered coronavirus cases and that do not have appropriate worker protections....
02 June 2020
View news from Canada Alberta takes steps to curb agriculture emissions with new ERA Challenge
Alberta's provincial government is accepting proposals for the Emissions Reduction Alberta Challenge....
26 May 2020
View news from Canada New webinar on controlled environment feed production
HydroGreen, a subsidiary of CubicFarm Systems will host a webinar on 27 May exploring how controlled environment feed production can enhance sustainable dairy farming. ...
View news from Canada Canada issues update on COVID-19 assistance available to farmers
Minister Bibeau clarifies the financial supports available to Canada's farmers after CEBA expansion. ...
20 May 2020
View news from Canada Canadian government steps in to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on dairy sector
The Canadian government has amended the Canadian Dairy Commission Act to support dairy producers and processors and ensure Canadians maintain access to affordable food. ...
13 May 2020
View news from Canada Neogen Viroxide Super granted Canadian approval to fight COVID-19
Neogen Corporation announced that Health Canada has granted temporary approval for Neogen to supply Neogen Viroxide Super disinfectant to aid in the country’s fight against COVID-19....
11 May 2020
View news from Canada Trudeau cautions that premature reopening could send Canada “back into confinement”
Prime Minister Trudeau warns that if provinces more too quickly to reopen their economies, second wave COVID-19 infections could send the country “back into confinement this summer.”...
08 May 2020
View news from Canada North American cattle market contracts sharply, leaving retailers at a loose end
As COVID-19 shutters slaughterhouses and processing plants, cattle are left on-farm, leaving retailers hungry for beef....
06 May 2020
View news from Canada Canada approves one tenth of the requested COVID-19 aid for agriculture sector
Canada will invest $252 million CAD to help farmers and food processors weather the coronavirus slump....
04 May 2020
View news from Canada As coronavirus infections rise in meat plants, Canada lets companies decide when to close
Reporting from Reuters finds that Canada’s public health officials are allowing decisions on meat plant closures to be made by packing companies, despite provincial authority to enforce stoppages....
21 April 2020
View news from Canada Alberta issues a response plan to protect workers in food processing plants
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the provincial and federal governments, beef industry and worker representatives have developed a plan to respond to confirmed cases of coronavirus in food processing plants....
View news from Canada Cargill temporarily idles beef plant in Alberta as workers test positive for coronavirus
After hundreds of workers are infected with COVID-19, Cargill idles its beef plant in High River, Alberta....
15 April 2020
View news from Canada Cargill reduces beef output at Alberta plant as COVID-19 spreads
Cargill Ltd has reduced production at one of Canada’s biggest beef-packing plants after dozens of workers tested positive for coronavirus....
07 April 2020
View news from Canada Canada’s dairy farmers are poised to dump milk as coronavirus worsens
Dairy farmers in Ontario expect to dump millions of litres of milk due to coronavirus....
30 March 2020
View news from Canada Canadian beef plant suspends slaughter after worker tests positive for COVID-19
Harmony Beef, a beef packing plant in Alberta, halted slaughter on Friday after an employee tested positive for coronavirus....
24 March 2020
View news from Canada Canada announces measures to shield the agri-food sector from coronavirus fallout
Prime Minister Trudeau announces support for farmers and agri-food businesses under Canada’s response to COVID-19 pandemic. ...
29 February 2020
View news from Canada AHDB targets Canadian hospitality sector
Quality beef, lamb and pork from the UK will be in the spotlight when AHDB exhibits at the Restaurants Canada Show this weekend....
20 February 2020
View news from Canada Canada's House of Commons expected to approve USMCA by Easter
The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute is confident the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will be approved by the House of Commons by Easter....
19 February 2020
View news from Canada Results are in on Alberta’s farmer-led research
The Provincial Government of Alberta spent January consulting with Alberta’s farmers about the role research plays in the agriculture sector. ...
08 November 2019
View news from Canada Winter Feeding Cost Comparison – Hay vs. Alternative Feeds
Fall has arrived, and focus has shifted to winter feed supplies. ...
07 November 2019
View news from Canada Hot Topic: Canadian Environmental Policy
Environment and environmental policy continue to be hot topics of discussion in both public and political forums. Environmental sustainability is of course of the utmost priority to the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and the producers it represents,...
08 October 2019
View news from Canada Learning Mode: Why McDonald's is testing the P.L.T.
By now you’ve probably heard that McDonald’s started testing a plant-based burger for a limited time, in select restaurants in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. ...
05 September 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour
CANADA - Today the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $264,000 in support of dairy processor La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour....
03 September 2019
View news from Canada Anthrax Outbreak Kills Livestock in Saskatchewan
CANADA - Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture says seven farm animals are dead due to anthrax....
02 September 2019
View news from Canada Govt Invests in Research for Dairy Sector
CANADA - Last week, the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of over $1.3...
27 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at Fromabitibi Inc
CANADA - Yesterday, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of $81,628 in support of dairy processor Fromabitibi Inc....
 
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