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10 June 2021
View news from Canada Canada to provide support for livestock producers who are contending with dry conditions on pasture
The governments of Canada and the province of Manitoba will provide cattle producers with funding options to address dry conditions on pasture. ...
08 June 2021
View news from Canada Canada to help farmers adopt clean technologies
The Canadian government is helping farmers and agri-businesses adopt clean technologies to reduce carbon emissions as part of the new Agricultural Clean Technology Program. ...
02 June 2021
View news from Canada OIE recognizes Canada as having negligible risk for BSE
Minister Bibeau has welcomed the announcement that Canada is at negligible risk for BSE, saying that Canada has a strong and safe beef production system. ...
29 May 2021
View news from Canada Farm Health Guardian expands team to support US business
Farm Health Guardian welcomes Kyle Thomas to its North American team to support the company’s growth and expansion in the United States....
27 May 2021
View news from Canada Canada launches second half of its $20-million Food Waste Reduction Challenge
At a virtual event on 25 May, Agriculture Minister Bibeau launched the novel technology streams segment of Canada's Food Waste Reduction Challenge, an initiative under the Food Policy for Canada. ...
26 May 2021
View news from Canada US to use dispute settlement mechanism under USMCA for Canadian diary
The United States has requested to use the dispute settlement panel on Canadian dairy quotas under the USMCA trade deal, escalating a simmering trade tension....
21 May 2021
View news from Canada Canada hopes new investment will build public trust in the food system
Canada's Minister of Agriculture, Marie Claude Bibeau, has announced a $244,000 investment to support the CCFI's efforts to build trust and transparency in the country's food system. ...
18 May 2021
View news from Canada US and Canadian trade representatives air concerns ahead of USMCA trade deal meeting
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai discussed a range of trade issues with Canadian Trade Minister Mary Ng on 17 May and emphasized the need for Canada to implement new North American trade deal commitments on dairy and e-commerce shipments, her office...
11 May 2021
View news from Canada Canada selects 24 innovators for its Food Waste Reduction Challenge semi-finals
The 24 semi-finalists for the $20-million Food Waste Reduction Challenge have pitched diverse and high-impact solutions for Canada's food waste issues....
10 May 2021
View news from Canada Canada hopes to create 2,000 youth ag jobs with new program
Canada's Agriculture Minister Marie Claude Bibeau has launched a program that will create 2,000 youth jobs in the farming sector. ...
01 May 2021
View news from Canada Canadian MP introduces bill to fight food insecurity and climate change
New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament Alastair MacGregor has introduced a bill that hopes to combat food insecurity and climate change by investing in soil health and research. ...
26 April 2021
View news from Canada Canada's 2021 budget to include climate action for the ag sector
Budget 2021 is the Government of Canada's plan to finish the fight against COVID-19 and ensure Canada remains on a robust economic footing - and climate-friendly agriculture is a key strategy. ...
19 April 2021
View news from Canada Serge Riendeau reappointed to Canadian Dairy Commission
Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the reappointment of Serge Riendeau as CEO of the Canadian Dairy Commission for another one-year term. ...
16 April 2021
View news from Canada Canada's migrant farmworkers remain at risk of COVID-19 one year into the pandemic
Migrant farm workers form a critical part of Canada's agriculture labor force, but one year after the COVID-19 crisis began, many remain vulnerable to the disease and could struggle to obtain vaccinations....
09 April 2021
View news from Canada Canada makes further investments in worker safety at meat plants
Canada is investing over $12 million to build processing capacity and improve worker safety in Ontario's meat plants. ...
30 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada improves the AgriStability program to better support farmers
During a recent virtual meeting of Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture, Ministers agreed to remove the reference margin limit for AgriStability, one of the business risk management (BRM) programs under the Canadian...
26 March 2021
View news from Canada New research finds potential emissions reductions for HydroGreen's hydroponic fodder system
CubicFarm Systems, a Canadian agricultural technology company, announced that a scientific journal has published a case study involving HydroGreen Inc, a division of CubicFarms that has pioneered innovative technologies to produce live green animal feed....
24 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada encourages farmers to adopt climate-smart practices
Canada's farmers on on the front lines of worsening climate impacts - so adopting best practices and climate-smart policies is the best way to become resilient. ...
15 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada's BSE risk status will potentially be lowered
Canada's application for negligible risk status for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) passes a key milestone. ...
11 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada greenlights new resources for farmers who want to discover biogas
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced funding of up to $116,800 for the Canadian Biogas Association (CBA) to accelerate sustainable agricultural development....
03 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada promotes educating youth on agriculture with classroom initiative
Canada kicks off its Agriculture Literacy Month with $1.6 million in support for Agriculture in the Classroom. ...
02 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada's annual farm income on track for record year
Agriculture continues to be a strong driver of Canada’s economy, with farmers playing a key role in ensuring Canadians have access to affordable, high-quality food....
17 February 2021
View news from Canada Canada receives hundreds of applications for Food Waste Reduction Challenge
Canada's Agriculture Ministry welcomes the "big and diverse" turnout of Food Waste Reduction Challenge applications, saying that the applicants' innovations are ready to tackle the issue. ...
05 February 2021
View news from Canada Canadian dairy farmers update traceability efforts with new tech
Dairy farmers in British Columbia are adopting new digital traceability technology to build consumer confidence and ensure food safety. ...
29 January 2021
View news from Canada Saskatchewan invests $7.5 million in livestock forage research
The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced $7.5 million in funding for livestock and forage-related research via the Saskatchewan Agriculture Development Fund (ADF). ...
26 January 2021
View news from Canada University of Guelph Leading Global Dairy Farming Genomics Project
Improved human, animal and environmental health is the goal of a $12-million, University of Guelph-led international genomics project expected to revolutionize breeding in Canada’s multibillion-dollar dairy farming industry....
20 January 2021
View news from Canada Canada compensates dairy farmers who experienced market upsets due to new trade deals
Canada's Agriculture Minister is taking the next step in compensating Canada's dairy farmers under the Dairy Direct Payment Program. ...
19 January 2021
View news from Canada Canada embraces insect farming to help tackle food waste
Canada's AgriInnovate Program has given $6 million to Enterra Feed Corporation to build an insect farm that can reduce Canada's food waste while providing livestock feed. ...
 
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