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23 February 2012
View news from Canada 'Defining the Future' Takes Focus at Conference
CANADA - Showing leadership in farm animal care has emerged as a defining issue that will determine the future competitiveness and market success of livestock industries around the globe....
22 February 2012
View news from Canada Canadian Cattle Inventory Up with Improved Prices
CANADA - Canadian cattle farmers had just over 12.5 million cattle on their farms as of 1 January, 2012, up 0.5 per cent from the same date a year earlier; the first year-over-year increase in seven years. ...
View news from Canada Market Access to Peru for Canadian Cattle Industry
CANADA and PERU - Canadian cattle ranchers and dairy farmers will now benefit from immediate access to the growing Peruvian market, after the Andean nation re-opened its doors to Canadian cattle imports, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced. ...
21 February 2012
View news from Canada Strong Showing for Canadian Agriculture
CANADA - Two new reports point to another prosperous year for farmers in 2011 and a positive outlook for 2012. The positive economic news is contained in reports released yesterday by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). ...
10 February 2012
View news from Canada New CEO of Canadian Dairy Commission
CANADA - Jacques Laforge has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC). ...
06 February 2012
View news from Canada Govt Investments to Help Boost Dairy Exports
CANADA - Canadian dairy farmers will grow their businesses through increased market opportunities with new support from the Harper Government. ...
26 January 2012
View news from Canada Canadian Dairy Farmers are Most Optimistic
CANADA - Almost six in 10 farmers nationwide plan to expand or diversify their farming operations in the next five years, according to a new survey by Canada's federal agriculture lender, Farm Credit Canada, which released results from a national...
25 January 2012
View news from Canada Canadian Live Cattle Access to Philippine's Market
CANADA and PHILIPPINES - Canadian cattle, sheep and goat producers will benefit from new access to yet another international market. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast announced that the Government of Canada has secured...
30 December 2011
View news from Canada Developing New Forage Markets
CANADA - Canadian farmers will benefit from the continued expansion of international forage markets thanks to the support of the Government of Canada....
29 December 2011
View news from Canada Immune Response To Stress
US - Weaning causes stress in calves, which can lead to immune weaknesses. A recent study shows that this level of immune stress varies between gender....
23 December 2011
View news from Canada Market Access For Live Cattle To UAE
CANADA - The Government of Canada has reached a new agreement on an export certificate with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) which means that live cattle can be exported to the UAE....
20 December 2011
View news from Canada Supply Management: Clear, Consistent & Transparent
CANADA - It was with great interest, and some disappointment, that we read the recent editorial on The Poultry Site by Charlotte Johnston (Canada's Hypocritical Trade Stance, December 16). The piece reflects a series of common misperceptions about the...
16 December 2011
View news from Canada Canada's Hypocritcal Trade Stance
ANALYSIS - Once again, Canada has pledged to support free and open trade at the World Trade Organisation ministerial meeting. However there was no mention of Canada's protected poultry or dairy industries....
29 November 2011
View news from Canada Positive Outlook For Crop, Meat & Dairy Producers
CANADA - Alberta producers are benefiting from a good growing season and higher beef, poultry, pork and dairy prices. The 2011 results show a positive outlook for many producers....
22 November 2011
View news from Canada WTO COOL Ruling Applauded
CANADA - Canadian Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Minister Stan Struthers has welcomed the ruling from the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued this morning stating country of origin labelling (COOL) introduced by the United States government...
10 November 2011
View news from Canada Celebrating Sustainability On Dairy Farms
CANADA - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is proud to announce that nominations for the new Dairy Farm Sustainability Award are now open....
08 November 2011
View news from Canada Factors To Consider When Marketing Cattle
CANADA - When it comes to marketing cattle, there are a lot of factors to be considered. The feeder cattle market is determined by supply and demand and is based on the buyer’s projection of the slaughter market price and the cost of gain of the feeder...
27 October 2011
View news from Canada New Technology To Detect Antibiotic Residues In Milk
CANADA - Dairy producers should benefit from a new technology that developers say will ensure quality control at all stages of the dairy food supply chain and result in increased quality assurance and enhanced food safety. ...
04 October 2011
View news from Canada Animal Health Week: Protecting Health Of All Species
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) has sent out a reminder to the public during Animal Health Week that protecting animal health helps protect human health....
03 October 2011
View news from Canada Ergot Infection In Saskatchewan Cereal Grains
CANADA - The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture reports ergot infection of cereal grains is generating concern among end users of that grain, Bruce Cochrane writes....
29 September 2011
View news from Canada Assistance With Traceability For Feedlot Owners
CANADA - One of the pillars of Alberta’s traceability system is animal movement tracking. Together with Animal Identification and Premises Identification (PID), animal movement provides the ability to trace where an animal has been and what animals...
28 September 2011
View news from Canada Government Investing In New bTB Screening Tests
CANADA - The Government of Canada is working with industry to identify a new diagnostic test for bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle that will be simpler and more cost-effective for regulatory agencies to administer....
02 September 2011
View news from Canada ABVMA To Increase Awareness Of Biosecurity
CANADA - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) wants to educate veterinarians and livestock producers about biosecurity. ...
25 August 2011
View news from Canada CME: Cattle Inventories Continue To Decline
CANADA - The latest data from Canada shows that cattle and hog inventories continue to drift lower but there are signs, at least in the cattle complex, that the liquidation may have bottomed out, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
22 August 2011
View news from Canada Government To Invest In Farming Sector
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador farming sector will receive more than $11 million to promote innovation in the sector and reduce the risk of foreign animal diseases. ...
19 August 2011
View news from Canada OIE: Bovine Anaplasmosis Outbreaks Reported
CANADA - Dr Brian Evans, Chief Food Safety Officer/Chief Veterinary Officer, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, has reported a recurrence of bovine anaplasmosis. ...
09 August 2011
View news from Canada Fertiliser Value And Proper Management Of Manure
CANADA - A researcher with the Canada-Manitoba Crop Diversification Centre says awareness of the fertiliser value of the nutrients contained in livestock manure continues to build, writes Bruce Cochrane....
03 August 2011
View news from Canada Tax Deferrals Expanded To More Producers
CANADA - More livestock producers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan will have financial breathing room to help cope with excess moisture and flooding. ...
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