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Proposed changes to Ontario Regulation 761 are now posted for comment

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario In July 2016, DFO requested changes to Ontario Regulation 761 to the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission, in order to implement the P5 harmonized penalty programs for Somatic Cell Count, Bacteria and Abnormal Freezing Point. DFO’s request also included the addition of new animal care and welfare provisions. The proposed

Questions Around Space Heating and Grain Drying Unanswered Under Manitoba Carbon Pricing Plan

Farmscape for November 16, 2017 Dan Mazier – Keystone Agricultural Producers Full Interview 11:39 Listen The President of Keystone Agricultural Producers says one of the biggest remaining concerns related to Manitoba’s proposed carbon pricing plan relates to taxes on fuels used for space heating and grain drying. Last month Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister unveiled the

Canadian dairy farmers work with food industry on continued sustainability

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Dairy Farmers of Canada concludes successful sustainability symposium “Building a Sustainable Dairy Industry” November 8, more than 200 members of the Canadian dairy sector, as well as food industry stakeholders, gathered to discuss sustainability at Dairy Farmers of Canada’s (DFC) sustainability symposium,“Building a Sustainable Dairy Industry”. The Symposium was an

Investing in New Markets for Canadian Livestock Genetics

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada More Canadian livestock will be raised outside of Canada using prized Canadian genetics. Farmers around the world demand Canada’s superior livestock breeds so they can raise cows and goats that produce more milk, and sheep, which produce more meat, for example. Budget 2017 identifies agriculture as a key growth industry,

Fall Rains and Winter Snows Needed to Recharge Saskatchewan Soil Moisture Reserves

Farmscape for October 24, 2017 Full Interview 7:03 Listen Saskatchewan Agriculture reports, with the 2017 harvest virtually complete, the province’s farmers will be looking for as much rain as they can get between now and freeze up to prepare the soil for next year’s crop. Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report, released on Thursday, indicates the 2017 provincial

Permalink P5 Quota Announcement

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario Quota Increase The P5 Boards have approved a one per cent producer saleable quota increase effective November 1, 2017. Incentive Days for All Producers The P5 Boards have approved that one additional incentive day be issued per month on a non-cumulative basis to all producers for the months of November

First Arrival® with Encrypt® and Last Stand® with ImmWave® now provide more immune support

DBC Ag Products enhances products to offer more protection to dairy and beef calves. DBC Ag Products introduces new product enhancements to First Arrival® with Encrypt® and Last Stand® with ImmWave® to increase the level of immune system and digestive health support delivered to calves. The new formulation of First Arrival® with Encrypt® and Last

Government of Canada Hosts Roundtable on North American Free Trade Agreement with Agricultural Stakeholder

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada news release As Canada, the United States and Mexico continue to work towards modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Government of Canada remains committed to hearing from Canadians from across the country about trade. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Andrew

GOVERNMENTS INVEST IN ON-FARM ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP PROJECTS

Source: Government of Manitoba News Release – Canada and Manitoba The Canada and Manitoba governments have invested more than $880,000 in environmentally focused projects to improve and protect Manitoba’s landscape in partnership with conservation districts and farmers, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “The Government of Canada is

New Milestone in Dairy Farmers’ Sustainability Story

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada On Friday, September 1, 2017, the next phase of Canadian dairy’s sustainability initiative, officially began. Dairy farmers are required to keep additional records about the care and traceability of their animals on the farm, as part of the proAction® initiative. Canadian dairy farmers have traditionally employed sustainable practices on their

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