Source: Canadian Dairy Commission On May 27, 2022, Dairy Farmers of Canada asked the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) to review the price that farmers get for their milk due to the current inflation. An important part of the CDC’s mandate is...
Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) today announced a 2.5% increase in the farm-gate prices for milk, to be implemented on September 1,2022. Like all Canadians, dairy farmers are concerned with the sharp rise in inflation of...
Source: Government of Alberta “Blue-green algae is actually cyanobacteria, and can produce toxins that can be dangerous,” says Shawn Elgert, agricultural water engineer with Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development (AFRED). “It can cause organ damage or even death...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced three reappointments to the Farm Products Council of Canada. These individuals bring forth diverse experiences and expertise in agriculture and government administration that support them...
Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Canada’s dairy, poultry, and egg farmers welcome the reintroduction of Bill C-282, An Act to amend the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act (supply management (previously Bill C-216). This Bill would safeguard the sustainability of...
Preliminary Results Soil nitrate tests taken over the last week have showed elevated soil nitrate levels. This is true for sites that had received either manure or fertilizer N. The number of fields sampled to date is not large, so...
Source: Canadian Dairy Commission On May 27, 2022, the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) received a request from the Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) for a mid-year increase to the farmgate price of milk due to the current inflationary environment. According...
Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Canadians are being squeezed by inflation the likes of which we haven’t seen in almost a generation. Dairy farmers and their families are no different. In addition, they are facing never-before-seen price increases for the...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau announced an investment of $1,577,028 to Fromagerie La Chaudière in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, under the Dairy Processing Investment Fund. This funding has helped the locally...

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Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 2.3 Water availability and quality are extremely important for animal health and productivity (30). If the water supply is interrupted...
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