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: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Dairy cow nutrition involves more than just analyzing data and tweaking your herd's ration, suggested ruminant nutrition expert Dr. Rick Grant during his keynote address at a recent ruminant nutrition conference...
Source: BIOMIN new release Mycotoxin-related threats to the health and performance of farm animals continue to pose a challenge to the industry, according to the recently released results from the 2018 BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey. "Climate change results in extreme weather conditions,...
Source: Alberta Milk, U of A: Burim Ametaj Background: Canadian organic milk sales are valued at over $ 29 million, Alberta represents 7 % of sales and the highest increase in market demand but only one farm is organic, therefore most...
Source: Oregon State University Extension The hemp biomass left over after extraction for cannabinoids (spent hemp biomass; SHB) shows potential as a livestock feedstuff. Byproduct feedstuffs are attractive to livestock producers, as they often cost less than traditional livestock feeds...
Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives The release of a new variety, Falcon, is generating considerable interest in hulless barley this spring. Falcon, a variety developed in Alberta, is not recommended for growing in Manitoba because of its poor rust...
Source: Journal of Dairy Science,  J.H.C.Costa, R.K.Meagher, M.A.G.von Keyserlingk, D.M.Weary Abstract Dairy calves have traditionally been kept in individual pens throughout the milk-feeding period. Social rearing is associated with increased solid feed intake and, hence, higher weight gains before and after weaning. Little is...
Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Why is this important? To optimize the biological and economic efficiency of the lactating dairy cow we need to match amino acid supply with requirement. Dairy cows are only 25-35% efficient at converting dietary...
Customers gain premium nutrition solutions, global expertise and unmatched service ADM (NYSE: ADM), a global leader in animal nutrition, today announced the launch of its Wisium premix and nutrition services brand into eastern Canada. The Wisium portfolio offers producers access...
Source: University of Alberta, Masahito Oba Funding Partners: ALMA, U of A Background: Western Canadian dried distillers grains with soluble (DDGS) production is currently produced from a mixture of wheat and corn grain, or just wheat. Although DDGS becomes available at low...
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