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16 April 2021
View news from Canada Canada greenlights funding for livestock producers who were affected by abattoir slowdowns
The Canadian government is providing financial assistance to cattle and hog producers who were affected by the slowdown of slaughterhouses during the COVID-19 crisis in 2020. ...
View news from Canada Canada's migrant farmworkers remain at risk of COVID-19 one year into the pandemic
Migrant farm workers form a critical part of Canada's agriculture labor force, but one year after the COVID-19 crisis began, many remain vulnerable to the disease and could struggle to obtain vaccinations....
09 April 2021
View news from Canada Canada makes further investments in worker safety at meat plants
Canada is investing over $12 million to build processing capacity and improve worker safety in Ontario's meat plants. ...
30 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada improves the AgriStability program to better support farmers
During a recent virtual meeting of Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture, Ministers agreed to remove the reference margin limit for AgriStability, one of the business risk management (BRM) programs under the Canadian...
26 March 2021
View news from Canada New research finds potential emissions reductions for HydroGreen's hydroponic fodder system
CubicFarm Systems, a Canadian agricultural technology company, announced that a scientific journal has published a case study involving HydroGreen Inc, a division of CubicFarms that has pioneered innovative technologies to produce live green animal feed....
24 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada encourages farmers to adopt climate-smart practices
Canada's farmers on on the front lines of worsening climate impacts - so adopting best practices and climate-smart policies is the best way to become resilient. ...
23 March 2021
View news from Canada Applications for the Beef Researcher Mentorship Program are open
The Beef Cattle Research Council invites upcoming and new applied researchers in Canada whose studies are of value to the beef industry, such as cattle health and welfare, beef quality, food safety, genetics, feed efficiency, or forages to apply for this...
15 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada's BSE risk status will potentially be lowered
Canada's application for negligible risk status for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) passes a key milestone. ...
11 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada greenlights new resources for farmers who want to discover biogas
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced funding of up to $116,800 for the Canadian Biogas Association (CBA) to accelerate sustainable agricultural development....
05 March 2021
View news from Canada Government of Canada invests $7.8 million in worker safety at meat plants
The Government of Canada has earmarked $7.8 million to help meat companies implement changes to safeguard the health and safety of workers due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic....
03 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada promotes educating youth on agriculture with classroom initiative
Canada kicks off its Agriculture Literacy Month with $1.6 million in support for Agriculture in the Classroom. ...
02 March 2021
View news from Canada Canada's annual farm income on track for record year
Agriculture continues to be a strong driver of Canada’s economy, with farmers playing a key role in ensuring Canadians have access to affordable, high-quality food....
22 February 2021
View news from Canada Canadian government funds research to improve meat processing capacity and efficiency
Canada is making a significant investment in Ontario's meat processing sector to expand the province's slaughter capacity. ...
17 February 2021
View news from Canada Canada receives hundreds of applications for Food Waste Reduction Challenge
Canada's Agriculture Ministry welcomes the "big and diverse" turnout of Food Waste Reduction Challenge applications, saying that the applicants' innovations are ready to tackle the issue. ...
09 February 2021
View news from Canada The Cost Benefit Of Using Vaccines In Beef Cattle
Vaccination is a proven tool for disease prevention. Vaccination recommendations vary by region and by farm as the environment, production, and management practices can increase or decrease the amount of risk cattle are exposed to. ...
05 February 2021
View news from Canada Canadian dairy farmers update traceability efforts with new tech
Dairy farmers in British Columbia are adopting new digital traceability technology to build consumer confidence and ensure food safety. ...
29 January 2021
View news from Canada Saskatchewan invests $7.5 million in livestock forage research
The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced $7.5 million in funding for livestock and forage-related research via the Saskatchewan Agriculture Development Fund (ADF). ...
26 January 2021
View news from Canada University of Guelph Leading Global Dairy Farming Genomics Project
Improved human, animal and environmental health is the goal of a $12-million, University of Guelph-led international genomics project expected to revolutionize breeding in Canada’s multibillion-dollar dairy farming industry....
20 January 2021
View news from Canada Canada compensates dairy farmers who experienced market upsets due to new trade deals
Canada's Agriculture Minister is taking the next step in compensating Canada's dairy farmers under the Dairy Direct Payment Program. ...
19 January 2021
View news from Canada Canada embraces insect farming to help tackle food waste
Canada's AgriInnovate Program has given $6 million to Enterra Feed Corporation to build an insect farm that can reduce Canada's food waste while providing livestock feed. ...
04 January 2021
View news from Canada Food Price Report: Families to Pay $695 More for Food in 2021
Meat and vegetables are behind the expected overall 3% to 5% increase in food prices in 2021, according to the annual Canada’s Food Price Report....
30 December 2020
View news from Canada Canada invests $5 million to address pandemic disruptions to meat processing
The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $5 million in immediate, emergency assistance to help the province’s beef farmers manage costs associated with the impacts of COVID-19 and to help protect Ontario’s food supply network....
24 December 2020
View news from Canada Novel feed ingredient enables significant reduction of methane emissions in beef cattle
A 2-year large-scale trial in beef cattle in Alberta, Canada has successfully demonstrated that a novel feed ingredient, developed by Royal DSM, can be included in commercial feedlot diets to reduce methane emissions by up to 80%, without negative effects...
View news from Canada Research says confidence in Canada’s food system at an all time high
According to the 2020 public trust research conducted by the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI), Canadians are feeling more confident than ever about our food system....
23 December 2020
View news from Canada Cargill’s Guelph Beef Processing Facility now sourcing beef from Certified Sustainable farms and ranches across Canada
December 8, 2020, Guelph, ON – Expansion of Cargill’s implementation of the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB)’s Certified Sustainable Beef Framework is now a reality....
21 December 2020
View news from Canada Food trends expert shares how COVID-19 is changing food service
The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly had devastating effects on the restaurant industry, and a University of Guelph food and agri-business forecaster expects many more changes still to come. ...
18 December 2020
View news from Canada Cargill closes Canadian beef plant after COVID-19 outbreak
Cargill has temporarily closed its beef plant in Guelph, Ontario after coronavirus infections were reported among workers....
11 December 2020
View news from Canada US challenges Canada’s dairy tariff-rate quotas under USMCA
The US says it is challenging Canada’s allocation of dairy tariff-rate quotas in the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) dispute settlement system....
 
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