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Phibro Animal Health Corporation to Utilize New Research in Serving the Dairy Industry

Recent Findings Presented at the American Dairy Science Association 2017 Annual Meeting Will Help Producers with Feeding and Management Methods. Phibro Animal Health Corporation supported several research studies presented at the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) 2017 Annual Meeting that provide additional support in understanding how certain products work within dairy cow feeding and management

Resignation of DFC Executive Director

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada It is with a mix of sadness for her departure and gratitude for her efforts that theBoard of Directors of Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) announces that its Executive Director, Caroline Emond,has decided to step down effective July 4, 2017. Since January 2015, Ms. Emond has played a critical role

P.E.I. milk production approaching 10M litre mark

Source: CBC news Milk quotas going up on July 1 P.E.I. dairy farmers haven’t produced 10,000 kilolitres of milk in a month in more than 20 years. (CBC) P.E.I. dairy farmers could hit a milestone this year. Statistics Canada figures show milk production on Island farms is approaching the 10 million litre mark. In March

GEA brings automation to the barn with the FRone feed pusher

Source: Press Release – GEA The FRone automated feed pusher from GEA works around the clock to keep fresh, high-quality feed at the bunk, maximizing your cows’ production potential while giving you back countless hours of valuable time. “Dairy farmers are always looking for innovative ways to keep labor costs down while boosting milk production

A dairy legacy in Manitoba

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Dairy Farmers of Canada has produced a book, Dairy Farmers—Deeply Rooted for a Strong Future that honours Canada’s dairy tradition and the contributions dairy farmers have made to Canada’s emergence as a nation. Like many French immigrants escaping poverty in France, the Philippot farm’s

Stats Can 2016 Census Results

Source: Saskmilk, June 2017 Newsletter Statistics Canada began releasing the 2016 Census of Agriculture results; Canada’s dairy sector was addressed in more detail in the May 24 release. It is important to note that the Canadian Dairy Information Centre (CDIC) places the total number of dairy farms at 11,280 in 2016. CDIC categorizes a dairy

1883: Canada’s modern dairy industry is born

Source: The London Free Press The Holstein cow had a modest introduction to Canada, in Oxford County in 1883, but has grown to become the industry’s super-producer and most numerous bovine by far. Woodstock may claim to be Canada’s dairy capital, but tiny Cassel in Oxford County is the industry’s cradle. In 1883, Herman Bollert

proAction update: Cattle assessments

For validations conducted in September 2017 and onward, producers must have a record of a cattle assessment performed on their milking herd. Every producer’s first assessment is performed by Holstein Canada, up to 24 months prior to a producer’s validation month. It includes body condition score, lameness, and hock, knee and neck injuries. Holstein Canada

Growing Forward 2 Programs Provide Opportunities for your Operation

Source: Saskmilk, May 2017 Newsletter Adapted by Kerry Lowndes, PAg, South Sask River AEGP technician From article by Sarah Sommerfeld, PAg, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture For many producers across the province, the 2016 growing season has posed many challenges. There is still much work left to do, but producers may also be focusing their attention

Dairy Groups Pledge to Work with Trump Administration on NAFTA Modernization

Two leading dairy groups said today they will work with the Trump Administration to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to make sure it safeguards open trade with Mexico and confronts increasingly protectionist dairy policies by Canada. In joint comments sent to the U.S. Trade Representative, the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and

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