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Dairy’s Sustainable Past Sets Us Up For Sustainable Future by: Krysta Harden

Companies and industries are grabbing their share of headlines for announcing commitments to sustainable food production. These public promises come with the full support...

Extending cow longevity on dairy farms by improving calf management practices in the first...

Source: Dairy Research Cluster 3 Principal Investigators: Greg Keefe and J Trenton McClure (University of Prince Edward Island) Co-Investigators: Elsa Vasseur (McGill University), Luke Heider (University...

Housing systems: unweaned calves

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 1.1.1 There are distinct advantages...

The Dairy Processors Association of Canada and the Quebec Dairy Industry Council welcome the...

Source: Dairy Processors Association of Canada The Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC) and the Quebec Dairy Industrial Council (QDC) welcome the announcement made last...

New undesirable genetic factor identified in Jersey breed

Source: Jersey Canada A new undesirable genetic factor, known as Jersey Neuropathy with Splayed Forelimbs (JNS), has been identified in the Jersey breed. The Jersey...

Dairy Farmers of Canada welcomes compensation announcement

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada The announcement today by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, of the second year of promised compensation for...

Quick guide to stall lameness scoring

Source: proAction Two methods can be used for scoring lameness in dairy cattle: Gait Scoring or Stall Lameness Scoring. Please see the Quick Guide to...

Dairy cattle genetics

Source: University of Minnesota Extension, Joe Armstrong, DVM, and Brad Heins, Extension educators Quick facts There are several genetic evaluation tools that make interpreting dairy...

Rebel Nutrition and Proveta Nutrition team up to boost farmer success

Newly formalized alliance ramps up advantages for local producers A newly formalized alliance between two fast rising independent Saskatchewan based animal nutrition companies has been...

Jersey Canada welcomes Krista Cressman as General Manager

Source: Jersey Canada The Jersey Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Krista Cressman as General Manager. Krista started in her...

Tackling Corn Rootworm Resistance

By Adam Parker, Territory Manager at Maizex Seeds Background There have been multiple cases of confirmed Corn Rootworm (CRW) resistance to rootworm-traited corn hybrids in Ontario,...

Types of feed for your goat

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Commercial feeds for goats come in many different types and forms. The various types have uses for different types...

Nutrient testing

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Greg Simpson – Swine Nutritionist/OMAFRA Introduction There are many factors that determine if, and...

Dairy Strengthening your Dairy Business for Long Term Success by: Greg Steele

Dairy producers across the country are breathing a collective sigh of relief after receiving better milk prices and pandemic relief from USDA. These two...

Recent Developments in Dairy Markets

Source: USDA, Economic Research Service, Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook, LDP-M-317, November 17, 2020 From the week ending October 3 to the week ending November 7,...
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