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: 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 environmental challenges and there is increased pressure on farmers to manage their nutrients more efficiently....
Source: International Dairy Federation The International Dairy Federation’s latest overview of the dairy sector, covering markets worldwide, global trends and preliminary COVID-19 impacts is released. Today (Tuesday 27 October 2020), the International Dairy Federation (IDF) launched the latest edition of its flagship publication...
Source: Lely North America The groundbreaking ceremony took place October 22 at the company’s new location. Lely North America President Chad Huyser led the event, and the new campus expects to be open in the first quarter of 2022. “This acquisition...
Source: 4-H Canada 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 4-H Canada Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction (L.E.A.D.). The most prestigious and highly-sought scholarship offered by 4-H Canada, four outstanding 4-H members are selected as L.E.A.D. recipients...
Photo courtesy of Glenn Seeds Now that you have completed your silage harvest for this season, it is time to consider what you need to plant for next year. Selecting corn hybrids for your farm is one of the most...
Source: Vostermans Ventilation When the decision to acquire new fans has been made, the next question is often: How many fans do I need to achieve the desired result. While this depends heavily on the application, some general assumptions can...
Source: NASDA news release Members of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) and their state and provincial counterparts from Mexico and Canada today issued a joint communiqué underscoring the role of states and provinces in successful...
Source: Select Sires news release Select Sires has developed a full-service sire search mobile application for farmer-owners. This easy-to-navigate app is available at no cost on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. "As we set out to create an...
What do we know about Streptococcus uberis mastitis and why is it so frustrating? Streptococcus uberis is recognised in many countries around the world as the problem mastitis bug that can cause difficult to cure cases that often recur. This...
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