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Canada facing ‘strong-arm’ tactics if U.S. and Mexico reach NAFTA deal on Tuesday as expected: lawyer

Canada facing ‘strong-arm’ tactics if U.S. and Mexico reach NAFTA deal on Tuesday as expected: lawyer

Source: National Post, Tom Blackwell The U.S. and Mexico will probably reach a two-way NAFTA deal Tuesday, paving the way for Canada to re-enter the trade talks as early as this week, says a lawyer closely following the negotiations. But Canada would return to the table – after four weeks of bilateral talks between its

Iceland is 2018 Cow of the Year!

Iceland is 2018 Cow of the Year!

Source: Canadian Milking Shorthorn Society The Canadian Milking Shorthorn Society is happy to announce that reigning National Show Grand Champion Richford Ironman Iceland is the 2018 Canadian Cow of the Year.  Iceland is bred and owned by Don and Karen Richardson and family of Richford Farms, St. Mary’s, Ontario. Iceland has come to notoriety as

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will ‘absolutely not’ give up on supply management

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will ‘absolutely not’ give up on supply management

Source: CBC News Supply management is not on the table in free trade talks with the United States and Mexico, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated in advance of a visit to P.E.I. Monday. Trudeau’s visit includes time at Old Home Week, the provincial agricultural fair. In an interview with Laura Chapin on CBC’s Island Morning,

Growing U.S. protectionist sentiment factoring into NAFTA negotiations

Growing U.S. protectionist sentiment factoring into NAFTA negotiations

Farmscape for August 13, 2018 Colin Robertson – Canadian Global Affairs Institute   Full Interview 18:42 Listen The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute suggests a growing protectionist sentiment within the United States is factoring into the NAFA negotiations. Negotiations aimed at modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement are essentially on hold until next

Dr. Robert Moore is the 2018 Recipient of the Industry Distinction Award

Dr. Robert Moore is the 2018 Recipient of the Industry Distinction Award

Source: Canadian Dairy Network On behalf of its industry partners, the Board of Directors of Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) is pleased to announce its selection of Dr. Robert Moore, Scientific Manager at Valacta, as the recipient of the Dairy Cattle Improvement Industry Distinction Award for 2018. This award recognizes his many contributions to the Canadian

Inbreeding update

Inbreeding update

Source: Canadian Dairy Network Each year, based on official animal registration and pedigree information within its database, Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) computes current statistics related to the level of inbreeding within the Canadian cow population of each dairy breed.  In this way, the average level of inbreeding for animals born in the most recent complete

Research and Innovation in Quebec’s Agri-Food Sector – Launch of the Programme Innov’action agroalimentaire 2018-2023

Research and Innovation in Quebec’s Agri-Food Sector – Launch of the Programme Innov’action agroalimentaire 2018-2023

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec announced the launch of the Programme Innov’Action agroalimentaire, which will run until 2023. This agri-food innovation program stems from the Canada–Quebec Agreement on implementation of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The budget allocated to the program for the 2018–2023 period is $35.2 million,

Canadian Dairy Commission price announcement

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. The impact of the price adjustment is expected to be $2.60 per hectolitre for P5 producers.

DFC signs contract with Holstein Canada

DFC signs contract with Holstein Canada

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario In July 2018, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) and Holstein Canada signed a four-year contract for the provision of proAction cattle assessment services, which takes effect Oct. 15, 2018. This was the result of careful consideration by provincial boards across Canada and DFC. Contract highlights Under the new contract, cattle

Holstein Canada to conduct cattle assessments

Holstein Canada to conduct cattle assessments

Source: Holstein Canada Dairy Farmers of Canada and Holstein Canada are pleased to announce the signing of a four-year agreement reaffirming Holstein Canada as the preferred supplier for proAction Animal Care cattle assessments across Canada. Both national organizations renewed their agreement in July, which takes effect starting this fall. “This step of assessing animals is

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