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Dairy consortium meets on campus to set research priorities

Source: UToday About 80 researchers, graduate students, farmers and agricultural organizations from across Western Canada met on campus this week to discuss dairy industry priorities and current and future research projects into dairy cattle. The Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta (DRECA) is a partnership founded by UCalgary, University of Alberta, Alberta Milk and

Wall of Fame grows once again

Source: Community Press They were giants in their time who changed the course of history. And they’re among the newest crop of innovators to be added onto the Quinte Wall of Fame. Norm McWaters and Keith and Marjorie Donnan of Hastings were joined by Douglas Parks of Prince Edward County, Glen Cole of Northumberland and

New Udder Tech overalls announced for increased farm safety

Source: Udder Tech High Visibility Yellow Waterproof Bibbed Overalls available at World Dairy Expo. Udder Tech, Inc. announces new yellow High Visibility Waterproof Bibbed Overalls. This new product was created to help farm employees stay seen, safe and dry. They will be available starting at World Dairy Expo 2017 in Madison, Wis. “Customers asked for

Alberta Supports Growth in Agri-Food Sector

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada news release The federal and provincial governments are supporting the largest ever private investment in Lethbridge’s history. Premier Rachel Notley was in Lethbridge to participate in the sod-turning for Cavendish Farms’ new $360-million, state-of-the-art frozen potato-processing facility that will see up to 400 construction workers on site at its peak.

New Entrant Quota Assistance Program

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario Dairy Farmers of Ontario’s (DFO) New Entrant Quota Assistance Program is designed to assist those with an interest in dairy farming who may not otherwise have the financial means or opportunity to get started in the industry. The P5 makes available 112 kilograms of quota per year for the program

Federal government gives Quebec dairy coop a financial boost

Source: Food in Canada A $1 million repayable contribution will help Nutrinor Coopérative expand and upgrade its plant in Quebec The Canada Economic Development (CED) for Quebec Regions has awarded $1 million in financial assistance to Nutrinor Coopérative. In a statement, the federal government office says the funding is a repayable contribution made through CED’s

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 Partnership Provides Farmers with Tools to Fight Climate Change

Source: Fertilizer Canada news release Farmers in Alberta are being given the tools to take charge against climate change by adopting on-farm best management practices that are scientifically proven to limit the impacts of agriculture on natural resources like air, water and soil. Fertilizer Canada is proud to announce the signing of a Memorandum of

Prairie’s Edge Dairy’s 2nd Trident System Installed to Recover NPK Nutrients from Dairy Cow Manure

Source: Trident Processes LLC Trident’s agricultural wastewater treatment process offers nutrient recovery benefits to thousands of dairy farmers. “Trident’s nutrient recovery process for dairy manure is now installed at a second location at Prairie’s Edge Dairy Farms,” announced Kerry Doyle, CEO of Trident Processes LLC. “Trident’s new cold manure process makes nutrient recovery viable for thousands

NO SHORTAGE OF HARD WORK

Source: Dal News From hand milking with a metal pail and wooden stool to tie-stall and parlour systems, the methods dairy farmers have used to milk their cows has certainly evolved over the years. While the most recent milking system introduced to the dairy industry may help free up a bit of time for dairy

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