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Canada's measures hurting American farmers, U.S. trade representative says The United States is formally accusing Canada of unfairly limiting the ability of American dairy producers to sell their products north of the border. The U.S. has made an official request for...
Source: The Mastitis Network Prior to administering an injection, make sure of the following: Consult a veterinarian about the proper use of medication. When indicated in label directions, administer medication subcutaneously. Restrain the animal properly. Avoid injecting in the rump or...
Visit the Halchemix Canada website: https://www.halchemix.ca/ Milk Fever and subclinical hypocalcemia, caused by the sudden increase in mammary gland uptake of blood Ca at the onset of lactation, are gateway disorders of the recently calved cow.  Prolonged subclinical hypocalcemia increases...
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: Canadian Dairy Commission In October 2021, the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) conducted a review of Canadian farm gate milk prices and various other costs used in administering the supply management system. As a result of the review and consultations,...
Source: FCC, Leigh Anderson Overall demand for farm equipment is projected to remain strong into 2023, despite rising interest rates and a weakening Canadian US exchange rate. Demand is supported by strong farm cash receipts, even with commodity prices softening...
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: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The annual Economics of Milk Production publication provides information on the costs and returns of producing milk in Alberta. ‘Dairy farmers closely watch their costs and returns to remain efficient and profitable,’ says Pauline Van Biert,...
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...