Source: OMAFRA Up to $15,000 Per Eligible Farm for Permanent Water Projects The Ontario government is moving quickly with additional supports for livestock farmers impacted by drought conditions in Northwestern Ontario by providing up to $15,000 through the Northwestern Ontario Drought...
Source: Dalhousie University For the first time, two Canadian universities unite to provide a strategic roadmap to support the ailing dairy sector in Canada. The roadmap is not only inspired by the opinions of Canadians, but it is also supported...
Source: BC Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Four generations of the Rashleigh family have tilled land and milked cows on Vancouver Island for more than 100 years. The B.C. government is recognizing the family’s contributions with a Century Farm and...
Source: Alberta Farm Animal Care Antimicrobials have been widely used in livestock since the 1950’s (1). Food animal production has steadily increased over the years, requiring better disease management on farms. More than 75% of antimicrobials in Canada have been...
Source: proAction Farmers work hard to provide excellent care for their cattle. However, cattle sometimes get sick or hurt, and can go down and be unable to get up. These situations are stressful for both animal and farmer, which is...
Source: Canadian Dairy Commission The Government of Canada is committed to providing full and fair compensation for dairy farmers as a result of market access commitments made under recent international trade agreements. Consequently, the Government developed measures to compensate supply managed...
Source: Lely Lely North America is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Future of Dairy Scholarship program. Many outstanding applications were submitted and after careful deliberation, three recipients were selected for the $1,500 scholarships. This year's recipients are Faith...
With the beautiful spring weather that we have been receiving in March, it is hard not to think about spring planting. It safe to say it is way too early to plant corn as we head into the end...
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Introduction Milk fever (periparturient paresis) occurs in dairy cattle after calving because of low blood calcium levels as a result of calcium moving into milk. There are about 23 grams of calcium in...
Source: Dairy Processors Association of Canada Furthering the goal of supporting sustainable use of resources in dairy farming and processing sectors to minimize the sector’s impact on the environment, DPAC is excited to be part of the Canada Plastics Pact...
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