National event offers exceptional learning and networking opportunity Leading-edge research and insights on critical issues and progress impacting the animal nutrition industry will be shared at the 2022 Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada (ANCC), May 10-12 in Saskatoon. Don’t miss...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Technological innovations have contributed enormously to the transformation of Canada's agriculture sector and strengthened its competitiveness internationally. To help sustain today's evolving global trade environment, the Government of Canada is making strategic investments that will...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Reducing food waste in Canada can help save consumers money, improve food security, support efficiency in the agriculture and food sector, and significantly cut our pollution. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting innovative...
Source: Lactanet, Brian Van Doormaal Where the relative emphasis placed on each of the three main components in each breed is presented in the following table along with the multiplicative factors for each component. Breed LPI Constant Production Durability Health & Fertility Emphasis Factor Emphasis Factor Emphasis Factor Ayrshire 2004 46 .5685 32 .7215 22 .9561 Brown Swiss 959 55 .5440 27 .6786 18 .8349 Canadienne 932 55 .4565 30 .6653 15 .8759 Guernsey 644 50 .5540 35 .7523 15 .6923 Holstein 2200 40 .5408 40 .8243 20 .6967 Jersey 1087 50 .5970 30 .6387 20 .7483 Milking Shorthorn 1065 56 .5389 30 .7992 14 1.0363 Production Component...
Source: University of Saskatchewan Two University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded $322,000 in total by a federal agency for developing drought and salinity-tolerant forage crops, and reducing heat stress in dairy cattle. The funding is from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s...
Source: Dairy Processors Association of Canada Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has launched the Supply Management Processing Investment Fund (SMPIF) to assist dairy, poultry and egg processors mitigate the impacts of CETA and CPTPP. The $292.5 million program provides processors with non-repayable contributions up...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Exceptional circumstances such as feed shortages due to drought and delays stemming from the global pandemic and the war in Ukraine have disrupted supply chains and increased input costs for Canadian farmers, including for fuel...
Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada DFC reacts positively to the clarity provided by the government in the 2022 budget on the timetable for an announcement for full and fair compensation for the impacts of the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). Yet, the...
Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario To ensure new entrants maintain the organic milk supply, Dairy Farmers of Ontario is giving priority access for up to one position from the 2023 New Entrant Quota Assistance Program (NEQAP) to organic applicants. The Organic...
Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) today offered the following statement regarding the government’s tabling of the 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan: Clean Air, Strong Economy: *** Dairy Farmers of Canada welcomes the funding and programs announced today by Minister...
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