Canadian Agricultural Partnership: Building a Strong Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Applications for Federal Programs Now Open Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector is a key driver of economic growth, innovation and trade. Economic indicators show a strong and dynamic Canadian agricultural sector, with a growing...

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Saskatchewan Hopeful CPTPP Will Positively Influence NAFTA Negotiations

Farmscape for February 6, 2018 James Kettel – Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Full Interview 6:52 Listen The Executive Director of the Trade and Value Added Branch of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is hopeful the new CPTPP will positively...

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Statement on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Source: Dairy Processors Association of Canada The Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC) is highly concerned by the announcement that Canada has concluded discussions on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The dairy sector has been clear...

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Dairy Farmers of Canada reacts to reports regarding the revised CPTPP agreement

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada This morning (January 23, 2018), it was reported that Canada will likely sign a revised CPTPP agreement which includes the market access concessions originally agreed to in October 2015, when the United States, the...

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LA COOP FEDEREE: 58-80K JOBS THREATENED IF CANADA’S SUPPLY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DISAPPEARS

Source: La Coop fédérée news release According to La Coop fédérée, the Canadian supply management system should not be used as a bargaining chip for the eventual renewal of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). If so, this...

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Jacques Lefebvre joins Dairy Farmers of Canada as Chief Executive Officer

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jacques Lefebvre as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 8, 2018. With over 25 years of experience across multiple sectors, Mr....

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Manitoba Agriculture Minister to Focus on Common Interests and Goals During Agriculture Chairs Summit

Farmscape for January 3, 2018 Ralph Eichler – Agriculture Minister Manitoba Full Interview 7:44 Listen Manitoba’s Agriculture Minister says he will focusing on common goals and common interests when he takes part in the 2018 Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit...

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Farms at the Table Conference explores ways to connect with consumers

Source: Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan Farms at the Table Conference brings together all corners of the agri-food sector to explore ways to foster public trust. The fourth annual ‘Farms at the Table’ Conference took place December 14 &...

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Canola Performance Trial Results for 2017 Posted Online

Source: Canola Council of Canada Canola Performance Trial (CPT) results for 2017 are loaded into the online searchable database at canolaperformancetrials.ca. Canola growers can use this valuable online tool to finalize seed decisions for 2018. CPTs compare leading canola...

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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR WORLD DAIRY EXPO RECOGNITION AWARDS

Source: World Dairy Expo news release World Dairy Expo is accepting nominations for the 2018 Expo Recognition Awards now through February 1, 2018. Producers, organizations, academic staff and others involved in the dairy industry are encouraged to nominate individuals...

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Starting Calves on Dry Feed

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Calf-raising is an essential part of a dairy operation. The primary goals during the early weeks of a calf’s life are to develop a strong immune system and to stimulate rumen development. If these goals are met, low stress weaning at six weeks of age or less can occur.

Programs to Strengthen Public Trust in Agriculture to Highlight Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Farmscape for February 15, 2018 Lawrence MacAulay – Canada-Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food MacAulay Announcement 14:53 Listen Canada’s Minister of Agriculture says programs designed to strengthen the public’s trust in agriculture will be among the new priorities as the sector transitions to next Agricultural Policy Framework. The federal Agriculture Minister, joined by farmers, ranchers, food processors,

Genetic selection of cattle for improved immunity and health.

Source: PubMeb, Mallard BA, Emam M, Paibomesai M, Thompson-Crispi K, Wagter-Lesperance L. Abstract The immune system is a sensing structure composed of tissues and molecules that are well integrated with the neuroendocrine system. This integrate system ensures non-self from self-discrimination. In this capacity the immune system provides detection and protection from a wide range of pathogens.

JANUARY TRACTOR SALES UP 14% IN CANADA, COMBINES DOWN 45%

Source: Agri Marketing magazine According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ monthly “Flash Report,” the sales of all tractors in Canada for January 2018 were up 14% compared to the same month last year. For the year, a total of 1,563 tractors were sold, which compares to 1,373 sold in January 2017. For the month,

Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand

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Source: nuscience Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand Nuscience, a member of the Royal Agrifirm Group, has announced the introduction of its elite level feed technology suite into the Canadian market, under the Biotica product brand via strategic marketing partnership with Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. The launch of Biotica introduces Nuscience feed technology

CAMA announces new conference “Earning Public Trust – an Interactive Working Session”

Source: Canadian Agri-Marketing Association news release The entire agriculture and food industry, from one end of the value chain to the other, is responsible for earning and maintaining public trust. Earning public trust is about doing the right thing, assurance and verification, and communicating these commitments. CAMA Manitoba is hosting the agricultural industry at our

Validation of On-farm Tests for Clinical Endometritis

Source: Novalait Factsheet Réjean C. Lefebvre, Émile Bouchard, Jocelyn Dubuc, Luc DesCôteaux The reproductive performance of cows is an important part of dairy farm monitoring and agricultural business profitability. Breeders have been noticing a decrease in the fertility of dairy cows for years now. Uterine infections contribute significantly to the declining fertility of dairy cattle

HESSTON BY MASSEY FERGUSON DEBUTS 2370 ULTRA HIGH DENSITY LARGE SQUARE BALER

Source: AGCO news release AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide distributor and manufacturer of agricultural equipment, is debuting the Hesston by Massey Ferguson 2370 Ultra High Density (Ultra HD) baler to North American producers at the 2018 World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif., Feb. 13-15. The industry’s first and only Class 8 baler, the 2370 Ultra

Canadian Agricultural Partnership: Building a Strong Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Applications for Federal Programs Now Open Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector is a key driver of economic growth, innovation and trade. Economic indicators show a strong and dynamic Canadian agricultural sector, with a growing global middle class looking for our world-class products. Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, celebrated

DAIRY CATTLE REPRODUCTION COUNCIL ANNOUNES “TRANSITION COW HEALTH AND FERTILITY” WEBINAR

Source: Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council news release The March 8 Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) webinar features The Impact of Transition Cow Health on Fertility. Scheduled for 1 p.m. Central time, Eduardo Ribeiro, University of Guelph department of animal biosciences assistant professor, Guelph, Ont., Canada, will share how pregnancy losses are substantial and contribute significantly

Transition Feeding and Ketosis

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Failure to provide a sound feeding transition program will affect both production and health. Problems during the transition period can result in the loss of 10 – 20 lbs of peak milk, which is equivalent to an economic loss of $400 – $900 per lactation. Metabolic disorders are also

IDF appoints Caroline Emond as its new director general

Source: FoodBev Media The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has appointed former Dairy Farmers of Canada executive director Caroline Emond as its new director general. Emond served as the executive director of the Dairy Farmer of Canada for three years, and brings twenty-four years of experience from senior executive and public affairs roles in the private, public