LOCATION! Modern DAIRY Farm NORTH of Saskatoon. $12,300,000

Legal Land Description: NE-16-39-4-W3 County: RM of Corman Park Sale Type: For Sale ID #: 1100742 Category: Dairy Farm Ria Braaksma Real Estate Centre – Coaldale Office E: ria@realestatecentre.ca P: (403) 345-5100 M: (780) 446-3006 L: AB License /...

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Statement from Pierre Lampron, president of Dairy Farmers of Canada on a NAFTA agreement

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada We have been informed of the conclusion of an agreement between Canada and the United States for a renewed free-trade accord. Granting an additional market access of 3.59% to our domestic dairy market, eliminating...

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Dairy processors stand with farmers in NAFTA call

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Trade agreements cannot continue to negatively impact the dairy sector The Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC) today joins with dairy farmers in calling on the Canadian government to ensure that any final NAFTA...

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Livestock producers receive tax relief for 2018

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Extreme weather conditions have caused feed shortfalls in several provinces, which has led to designated regions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Quebec being eligible for livestock tax deferral provision. Our Government today...

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Dairy Producers, Philippe Laurendeau and Kristina Roarke chosen as Quebec’s 2018 Outstanding Young Farmers

Source: Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Program At the 37th Quebec Gala was held on August 28 at the Saint-Hyacinthe Convention Center, dairy producers, Philippe Laurendeau and Kristina Roarke from Ferme L’Authentic located in Warwick QC were named Quebec’s Outstanding Young...

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Dairy Farmers of Canada keeping a close watch on renewed NAFTA negotiations

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada   Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is watching closely as Canada rejoins the NAFTA negotiations following an agreement in principle on a bilateral ‘US-Mexico Trade agreement’, announced yesterday. DFC is awaiting further details from...

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Adjustments to protein testing, effective Sept. 1

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) will be changing protein testing from total protein to true protein, effective Sept. 1. The true protein test will be used for processor billing and producer payment. This change...

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FarmCash: “a new competitive option“ Cash advance program provided by Alberta Wheat Commission will launch September 1

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) are pleased to announce another competitive option for Alberta’s crop, livestock and honey producers to help manage cash flow throughout the year. Beginning September 1, 2018, AWC will...

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Planning for climate change in the agriculture sector

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The British Columbia agriculture sector will have new resources available to support their efforts in adapting to climate change. The Climate Change Adaptation Program (CCAP) is providing $6 million in federal and provincial government support over...

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Canadian Dairy Commission price announcement

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario Following the July 11 consultations with industry stakeholders relative to a potential adjustment of the butter support price, the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) will increase the support price for butter, effective Sept. 1, 2018....

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Estimating the cost of drying grain and oilseeds

Source: Agri-News Early winter conditions this fall may make it necessary for harvested grains and oilseeds to be dried mechanically. Dean Dyck, farm business management specialist at the Alberta Ag-Info Centre, examines those potential costs. “Investing in a grain drying system requires careful long term decision making because of the significant cost,” explains Dyck. “Knowing the

NDF digestibilities: a new analysis to evaluate forage quality

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Recent advances in feed analysis technology are leading to changes in how forage energy is predicted and, hopefully, in improvements in the accuracy of ration balancing. The two new terms to become familiar with are NDF digestibility (NDFD) and Relative Forage Quality (RFQ). This article deals with NDFD. Although

Launch of World Dairy Situation 2018 at the World Dairy Summit, Daejeon

Source: International Dairy Federation The IDF World Dairy Situation 2018 report was launched at the World Dairy Summit in Daejeon, Korea, on 16 October. It was put together by IDF experts from dairy producing countries around the world under the scope of work by the IDF Standing Committee on Dairy Policies and Economics (SCDPE). “The

Canadian Plant Health Council launched

Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency news release Collaboration between Canadian governments, industry, academia and other partners in plant health is essential to protect our resources from new and emerging risks, drive innovation and ensure that Canadian industry remains competitive and sustainable. Plant health partners in Canada are pleased to announce the establishment of the Canadian

Kamloops-Okanagan dairy farmers unhappy with USMCA deal

Source: Revelstoke Review Kamloops-Okanagan Dairy Association encourages consumers to look for blue cow logo on dairy products. The president of the Kamloops-Okanagan Dairy Association is asking Canadian consumers to look for the blue cow logo on their products to ensure 100 per cent Canadian dairy agreements in the wake of this week’s newly announced U.S.-Mexico-Canada

The ‘Long Game’ of creating more forage after row crops – fall rye by: Christoph Wand – Livestock Sustainability Specialist, OMAFRA

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Extra Forage in Cropping Systems In 2016 and since, I’ve spent some time extoling the virtues of oats after winter wheat as a means to produce emergency forage, or more forage in general. This was a critical strategy in 2012 and 2016 for some producers facing shortage and was documented in volume 15, issue 50

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Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador committed to help grow the agricultural sector

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains on behalf of Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources are at the Agriculture Expo in Corner Brook this afternoon to provide details on investments focused on growing the agriculture

Trump extracted another major concession on Canadian dairy: Restrictions on our skim milk exports

Source: Financial Post, Naomi Powell It’s an odd concession by Canada and one with potentially significant consequences New rules in the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement place unusual restrictions on Canadian dairy exports that could limit both the growth of the industry and its ability to clear a glut of milk products from domestic markets, analysts

Team Alberta providing input to government to help farmers deal with over $3 billion in unharvested crops

Source: Alberta Wheat Commission Team Alberta is alerting Alberta Agriculture and Forestry officials to over $3 billion in crops that remain in the field to ensure government agencies are prepared to respond promptly to unharvested acre claims and consider all options to help farmers deal with a difficult harvest. “The conditions at this point in

Dry warm weather needed to complete Saskatchewan harvest

Farmscape for October 12, 2018 Shannon Friesen – Saskatchewan Agriculture   Full Interview 4:20 Listen Saskatchewan Agriculture reports several weeks of dry weather will still be needed to complete this year’s harvest. Saskatchewan Agriculture released its weekly crop report yesterday. Shannon Friesen, a Crops Extension Specialist with Saskatchewan Agriculture, says yet another week of very cool

LOCATION! Modern DAIRY Farm NORTH of Saskatoon. $12,300,000

Legal Land Description: NE-16-39-4-W3 County: RM of Corman Park Sale Type: For Sale ID #: 1100742 Category: Dairy Farm Ria Braaksma Real Estate Centre – Coaldale Office E: ria@realestatecentre.ca P: (403) 345-5100 M: (780) 446-3006 L: AB License / Sask License LOCATION! North of Saskatoon, minutes East of Osler you find this near new modern

Five secrets to winter teat health

Source: GEA Update your milk quality program now to be ready when winter hits. Frozen teats? Ouch. Elevated somatic cell counts and clinical mastitis? No, thank you. It’s time to prepare your milk quality program for winter. “Healthy teat skin is crucial to help cows fend off intramammary infections,” says Keith Engel, GEA dairy farm