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20 March 2013
View news from Canada Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Have High Genomic Replikin Counts
CANADA - A group of lethal bacteria are of increasing concern worldwide because they are becoming resistant to many or all of the antibiotics previously effective against them. Bioradar UK Ltd. has announced in Ottawa that it has discovered that the concentration...
19 March 2013
View news from Canada Harper Govt Helps Boost Exports in High-Quality Genetics
CANADA - The Canadian Livestock Genetics Association (CLGA) will help increase demand for Canadian genetics around the world with the support of the Harper Government. ...
13 March 2013
View news from Canada Study Could Shed Light on Prion Adaptation
CANADA – A University of Alberta research team has made a discovery that could explain how prion diseases adapt in order to spread across different species....
01 March 2013
View news from Canada Positive Outlook for Canadian Agri Sector
CANADA - Three new reports released by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are showing a positive outlook for farmers in 2013. ...
25 February 2013
View news from Canada Tight Supplies, High Prices Expected Until Prices Ease
CANADA - A weather and crop specialist with CWB predicts continued tight global availability of grain and high prices before prices start to ease in anticipation of this year's harvest....
View news from Canada Health and Management Benefits From Dairy Network Launch
CANADA – In a big step for herd management evaluation, the Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) has been launched through government funding....
21 February 2013
View news from Canada Value of Livestock Manure Fertilizer Underscored
CANADA - The executive director of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative says the rising price of commercial fertilizer has highlighted the economic value that can be extracted from the use of livestock manure fertilizer, Bruce Cochrane...
15 February 2013
View news from Canada Independent Panel Appointed in Response to E Coli Outbreak
CANADA - While Canada's food safety system remains robust events such as the XL Foods Inc. beef recall that occurred in September and October of 2012 underscore the importance of ongoing review and continuous improvement....
View news from Canada New Variety of Sainfoin Could Mean Bloat Free Alfalfa Forage
CANADA - Great news has ermerged for cattle producers as Scientists have developed a new variety of sainfoin that when paired with alfalfa in a mixed stand offers bloat-free alfalfa pasture grazing for cattle....
14 February 2013
View news from Canada Sustainable Dairy Farming For the Future
CANADA - Nullifying the well publicised impact of dairy cows on the environment is vital for the longevity of the sector and anaerobic digestion could be the answer, according to Dairy Farmers of Canada. ...
11 February 2013
View news from Canada Biosecurity for Canadian Dairy Farms National Standard Released
CANADA - A new biosecurity standard was introduced today that will help dairy producers protect the health of their herds....
01 February 2013
View news from Canada Nut and Dairy Go Undeclared on Labelling
CANADA – Consumers with nut and dairy allergies are being warned about the consumption of Berry Chocolate Hearts after hazelnuts and milk were found in mislabelled Riverbend Plantation Inc. products....
29 January 2013
View news from Canada Governments Invest $3.4 Million Into Livestock Research
CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart have announced $3.4 million in funding for 23 livestock and forage research projects. ...
24 January 2013
View news from Canada Sector Strengthened by Saskatchewan Forage Network
CANADA - With the support of the Harper Government, Saskatchewan forage industry members will work together to develop and implement a strategy to improve the sector's competitiveness and to ensure its long-term prosperity....
22 January 2013
View news from Canada Animal Welfare Research Network Joins Prestigious Organisations
CANADA – New research avenues are possible following the creation of a network between leading animal welfare research and development organisations....
17 January 2013
View news from Canada Fertiliser Effects Being Tackled by Joint Programme
CANADA - The Province of Manitoba, the Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI) and Keystone Agriculture Producers (KAP) have signed a 4R Nutrient Stewardship memorandum of understanding (MOU) that formalizes a joint commitment to support agriculture production...
14 January 2013
View news from Canada Investment in New Technology to Support Cattle Industry
CANADA - An Alberta company will boost the value and use of genomics in the cattle industry with new trait identification tools which are expected to optimise productivity by government ministers. ...
09 January 2013
View news from Canada Governments Help Ontario Farmers Find Sustainable Water Management Solutions
CANADA - The governments of Canada and Ontario are making a joint investment to help producers adopt innovative and sustainable on-farm water management practices. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs...
08 January 2013
View news from Canada Spring Focused Approach Key for Grazing Success
CANADA - Focusing on establishing good grass coverage in the spring and thinking about a 365 day grazing system is important for cattle enterprises, Jim Gerrish has told Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. ...
24 December 2012
View news from Canada Manitoba Farmers Encouraged to Prepare for New Environmental Rules
CANADA - The Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative is encouraging Manitoba farmers to be aware of the level of phosphorus entering and leaving their farms in preparation for new environmental rules due to take effect in November 2013....
20 December 2012
View news from Canada Codes of Practice to Communicate Understanding of Animal Care
CANADA - The National Farm Animal Care Council says renewed codes of practice for farm animals will allow industry, the public and others to communicate based on an updated understanding of how farm animals are cared for in Canada....
17 December 2012
View news from Canada Coordinator to Lead Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication Efforts
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRI) Minister Ron Kostyshyn have announced the appointment of Dr. Allan Preston to help coordinate enhanced bovine tuberculosis (TB) eradication efforts in...
14 December 2012
View news from Canada Ensuring Extended Winter Grazing Success
CANADA - Farmers in the west of the country are benefiting from new management methods which extend the outdoor period for cattle over winter, according to the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC)....
View news from Canada Nominations Now Open for the Dairy Farm Sustainability Award
CANADA - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) invites farmers to participate again to the Dairy Farm Sustainability Award. Nominations are now open....
12 December 2012
View news from Canada Semex Strives for Greater Immunity and Disease Resistance
CANADA - It is hoped that higher natural levels of disease resistance can be passed on to progeny following a new sire brand from Semex marketed as their new Immunity+ brand....
11 December 2012
View news from Canada Governments Deliver Assistance for Producers Affected by Drought
CANADA - Livestock producers in Quebec will receive transportation assistance from federal and provincial governments to relieve financial pressures caused by this summer's dry growing conditions....
06 December 2012
View news from Canada Industry Satisfied with WTO Decision on US Compliance with COOL Labeling
CANADA - Following the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) decision that the United States has until May 23, 2013, to bring its Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) measure into compliance with its WTO obligations, International Trade Minister Ed Fast, Agriculture...
04 December 2012
View news from Canada New State-of-the-Art Livestock ER Trailers Set for Alberta
CANADA - A major announcement in Ponoka, Alberta, unveiled a fleet of state-of-the-art livestock emergency handling equipment trailers, set for deployment in key areas of the province. Also announced was a new training course under development to support...
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