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08 November 2019
View news from Canada Winter Feeding Cost Comparison – Hay vs. Alternative Feeds
Fall has arrived, and focus has shifted to winter feed supplies. ...
07 November 2019
View news from Canada Hot Topic: Canadian Environmental Policy
Environment and environmental policy continue to be hot topics of discussion in both public and political forums. Environmental sustainability is of course of the utmost priority to the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and the producers it represents,...
08 October 2019
View news from Canada Learning Mode: Why McDonald's is testing the P.L.T.
By now you’ve probably heard that McDonald’s started testing a plant-based burger for a limited time, in select restaurants in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. ...
05 September 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour
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....
03 September 2019
View news from Canada Anthrax Outbreak Kills Livestock in Saskatchewan
CANADA - Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture says seven farm animals are dead due to anthrax....
02 September 2019
View news from Canada Govt Invests in Research for Dairy Sector
CANADA - Last week, the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of over $1.3...
27 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at Fromabitibi Inc
CANADA - Yesterday, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of $81,628 in support of dairy processor Fromabitibi Inc....
23 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Quebec Dairy Processors
CANADA - This week, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Richard Hébert, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Jean and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, announced an...
22 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at La Ferme Vallée Verte 1912
CANADA - This week, Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $120,950 in support of dairy processor La Ferme Vallée Verte 1912....
19 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Announces Compensation for Supply-Managed Dairy Producers
CANADA - On Friday, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau visited a dairy farm in Compton, where she announced that the federal government will make available $1.75 billion over eight years to Canada’s nearly 11,000 dairy farmers. ...
23 July 2019
View news from Canada Livestock Producers Receive Tax Relief for 2019
CANADA - The Government of Canada yesterday released an initial list of designated regions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec where livestock tax deferral has been authorized for 2019 due to extreme weather conditions....
17 July 2019
View news from Canada Govt Investing in Dairy Research Cluster
CANADA - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, yesterday announced an investment of $11.4 million to the Dairy Research Cluster, led by the Dairy Farmers of Canada. With investment from the industry, the total investment...
10 July 2019
View news from Canada Govt of Canada invests $1.2m for Dairy Farmers, Processors
CANADA - Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced an investment of more than $1.2 million to support the dairy industry in British Columbia. ...
04 April 2019
View news from Canada Evonik announces new Canadian distribution agreement for dairy feed additive
Evonik and Halchemix Canada are pleased to announce the launch of a strategic partnership for the promotion of Evonik’s rumenprotected methionine product Mepron® in the Canadian market....
22 February 2019
View news from Canada Saputo Announces Agreement to Acquire UK-based Dairy Crest
CANADA - Saputo Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with Dairy Crest Group plc on the terms of a cash acquisition by which Saputo will acquire the entire issued, and to be issued, ordinary share capital of Dairy Crest for £6.20 per...
14 January 2019
View news from Canada Dairy, Cattle Farmers Worry New Food Guide will Hurt Business
CANADA - When beef farmers across New Brunswick Meet, they usually direct their attention to the latest weather conditions. These days they're concerned about Canada's Food Guide....
02 January 2019
View news from Canada New Food Guide Makes Cattle, Dairy Farmers Anxious
CANADA - Canada is set to release a replacement for its decade-old food guide next year, and it looks like the document will likely be in line with writer Michael Pollan's commonly-cited dietary prescription "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."...
14 December 2018
View news from Canada Consumers Increasingly Interested in Basics of Food Production
CANADA - The Coordinator of the Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre says consumers are increasingly interested in learning the basics of food production....
10 December 2018
View news from Canada Govt of Canada Announces Phase II of Dairy Farm Investment Programme
CANADA - Canada’s dairy sector is vital to the economy, adding over $20 billion in 2017 and directly creating over 40,000 jobs and supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs indirectly, particularly in rural Canadian communities. ...
02 November 2018
View news from Canada Quebec to be Compensated for Losses from USMCA Deal
CANADA - Quebec dairy farmers will be compensated for losses they might suffer in the new trade deal with the US and Mexico....
31 October 2018
View news from Canada Govt of Canada Announces New Working Groups for Dairy Sector
CANADA - Canada's farmers and food businesses are vital to Canada's prosperity, creating good jobs, growing the middle class, supporting rural communities, and bringing high-quality products to the tables of Canadian consumers....
04 October 2018
View news from Canada Canadian PM Defends New Trade Deal with US, Mexico
CANADA - While Canada's Liberal government said the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) agreement is good for Canada, the main opposition party questioned whether it is an improvement....
06 September 2018
View news from Canada Canada to Stick to Guns at NAFTA Discussions
CANADA - Canada heads into talks in Washington on Wednesday to renew NAFTA determined not to back down on key issues despite threats from US President Donald Trump to retaliate against the Canadian economy unless Ottawa gives ground quickly....
12 April 2018
View news from Canada Important Issues Drive Agenda for Leading Animal Nutrition Conference
CANADA - There's still time to register for the 2nd Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada from 2-3 May in Edmonton....
04 April 2018
View news from Canada Agriculture, Agri-Food Canada Announce Canadian Ag Partnership
Canada’s agriculture and food system is a leading producer of high-quality, safe products and a key driver of the country’s economic growth...
23 March 2018
View news from Canada Manitoba Hosts EU Delegation to Promote Trade, Investment Opportunities
CANADA - The Manitoba government is hosting roundtable discussions with representatives from European Union (EU) member states to raise awareness of trade and investment opportunities in Manitoba under the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement...
16 October 2017
View news from Canada New Partner Funding for Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security
CANADA - The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security has announced investments in four innovative new projects that focus on advancing food security in Canada....
11 October 2017
View news from Canada Call for Federal Government to Move Ahead with TPP-11
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council says a Trans-Pacific partnership free agreement that excludes the US would be of tremendous benefit for Canadian agriculture, according to Bruce Cochrane....
 
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