Source: Holstein Canada The announcement of the Master Breeder recipients has become an annual tradition at Holstein Canada. This tradition is now in its 91st year, and we are pleased to announce the 2020 Master Breeders. Seven winning herds hail from...
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Vanessa Taylor - Milk Quality Assurance Program Lead/OMAFRA Introduction Looking for one change in a cow's udder health status may not give you enough of a warning that something is...
FarmingBiogas.ca is a new go-to resource for farmers interested in learning more about agricultural biogas. Developed by the Canadian Biogas Association (CBA), the website is part of an educational campaign to help farmers explore biogas production as an opportunity...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today that Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has mailed letters to all dairy producers that gives them directions on how to access the second payment under...
Source: ANAC In the fall of 2020, ANAC contracted graduate students studying in Animal or Agricultural Science or a related field to complete three feed related projects. The goal of these projects is to support students who might be financially...
Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 5.1.1 An effective herd health management program should minimize the number of compromised animals that need to be transported. Compromised animals are...
By Tony Hall, MSc, MRSB, PAS, Lallemand Animal Nutrition – North America When temperatures dip, cows divert more of their energy intake to maintaining normal body temperatures. For dairy producers, the switch comes at the expense of milk production. There...
Source: Saanich News, Phil McLachlan Automation, robotic milking; family farms continue to adapt to keep up with the changing times The next three years are anticipated to bring about much change in Canada’s dairy industry, but for B.C. farmers, that’s nothing new. For...

Support prices

Source: Canadian Dairy Commission The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) annually reviews and establishes support prices for butter and skim milk powder. Support prices are the prices at which the CDC purchases and sells butter and skim milk powder within the...
Source: Farm & Food Care Farm & Food Care is operating a lending program of FLIR (heat sensing) modules to be used as a fire prevention and awareness tool by farmers. By borrowing and using the FLIR modules it is hoped that...
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