Dietary phosphorus in dairy cattle – how to manage nutrients and protect the environment

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Jodi Calberry – Program Assistant/OMAFRA Background The livestock industry is facing a number of...

Helping farmers and agri-businesses adopt clean technologies to reduce emissions and enhance competitiveness

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, during Canadian Environment Week, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced details of the new...

We cannot eat our way out of climate change, says expert

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada HIGHLIGHTS Dr. Mitloehner brought up two key problems with the way cattle emissions have been portrayed: One, that the way...

Getting Started in DairyTrace

Source: DairyTrace Dairy producers work everyday to ensure the health and welfare of their animals. But what happens when a disease outbreak, provincial emergency, or...

Using Realistic Evaluation to understand how interventions work on dairy farms

Source: Science Direct Abstract Interventions that aim to help farmers change on-farm practices recommend that advisors communicate effectively with farmers, work collaboratively to set goals and...

Farm Financial Fluency Training Program

Source: Farm Management Canada and MNP Financial literacy is a fundamental starting point for effective farm business management, helping producers understand the direct impact of...

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...

Water quality and quantity is critical

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Water is often neglected when looking at the feeding and management of a dairy operation. It is, however, the...

A Nitrogen Rate Check, By Adam Parker, Maizex Territory Manager

It is not too late to finetune nitrogen rates for your corn fields! Nitrogen rates are a moving target with many factors contributing to what...

Livestock producers in Gaspésie, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Northwestern Nova Scotia eligible...

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Government of Canada today released a list of prescribed drought regions in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and...
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