Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Uncooperative weather this harvest season may have some producers feeling anxious and overwhelmed. Most Alberta farm operations are family-based businesses where farmers live, work and play. It can be hard to get away from the daily...
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The annual Economics of Milk Production publication provides information on the costs and returns of producing milk in Alberta. “The cost of producing a hectolitre, 100 litres, of milk in 2018 was $79.82 - an increase...
Source: Brandt news release The Brandt Group of Companies is pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to acquire the businesses of Nortrax Canada Inc. and Nortrax Quebec Inc. (together, "Nortrax"), subject to due diligence and regulatory and...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $264,000 in support of dairy processor La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour. The investment, made through the Dairy Processing Investment Fund (DPIF), will...
Source: Holstein Canada Holstein Canada, along with the provincial Branches, was once again pleased to send a team of six youth to participate in the 2019 European Young Breeders School (EYBS) in Battice, Belgium. Team Canada was comprised of Lee...
STATEMENT BY THE FOUR DAIRY PROCESSORS ASSOCIATIONS ON COMPENSATION FOR THE DAIRY SECTOR Ottawa, ON – The Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC), the Conseil des Industriels Laitiers du Québec (CILQ), the  Ontario Dairy Council (ODC), and the Western Dairy...
Source: Canada's Outstanding Young Farmer's Tim Koelen & Mikayla Ringelberg, both from  Ontario, have been selected as the Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship winners for 2019. Each winner has received a $1,000 scholarship to support their post-secondary agricultural education. Tim’s love...
Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Dairy Cattle Code This Code update marks an important milestone as the first Code developed through NFACC’s process to be again updated under this unique process. A first meeting was held in July and opened...
Source: International Dairy Federation IDF has today released a publication that explores pioneering wastewater treatments in dairy processing. Like all wastes produced by production plants, dairy wastewater must be treated before it is discharged into water bodies. Owing to its composition...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of $81,628in support of dairy processor Fromabitibi Inc. The investment, made through the Dairy Processing Investment Fund (DPIF), will help to modernize equipment and automate parts of the...
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