Government of Canada invests to grow exports for Canada’s red meat sector

Seizing opportunities to increase and diversify Canadian red meat exports is key to the economic growth and profitability of Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector   Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)…
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Cattle producers struggling to find affordable feed after years of drought

Cattle producers across the Prairies are struggling to find affordable feed for their livestock after years of successive drought that dried up pastures and pushed feed prices sky high  …
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Cattle producers struggling to find affordable feed after years of drought

Cattle producers across the Prairies are struggling to find affordable feed for their livestock after years of successive drought that dried up pastures and ...

Squeal on Pigs campaign asks Manitobans to report sightings, movements of invasive swine

Elusive and destructive wild pigs are wreaking havoc on parts of the Canadian Prairies, including in Manitoba, and a campaign new to the province ...

Walmart Canada begins selling 100% Quebec beef in all Supercentres provincewide

Walmart Canada is proud to announce all its Supercentres in Quebec will now sell beef products that are 100% locally sourced and processed in ...

BC Dairy partners with Food Banks BC to help feed hungry children, support local restaurants and food production

BC Dairy is extending its support of BC food banks launched early in the COVID-19 pandemic with a new program – one that will ...

Scammers exploiting dire cattle feed situation in Alberta, says head of beef producers group

Due to last summer's drought and winter's supply chain issues, cattle feed is still hard to come by in Alberta — and what's available ...

RC Show 2022 Releases Impressive Speaker Lineup

Canada’s leading foodservice and hospitality event brings together – in-person and virtually – industry thought leaders and experts to discuss the issues that matter ...

TrustBIX Inc. Announces Agreement with JBS Food Canada ULC

TrustBIX is pleased to announce the signing of a master services agreement with JBS Food Canada where the companies will work as trusted partners ...

Labor issues, idle trains leave U.S. grain and food stranded -shippers

Rail backlogs in the United States are delaying shipment of grains as well as processed flour and corn syrup, contributing to the national problem ...

Humans Present Greater Risk for Transmission of Avian Flu than do Pigs

An Associate Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says humans present the greater risk of transmitting avian influenza than do pigs by ...

First case of avian flu discovered in Manitoba commercial poultry flock

A farm in RM of Whitemouth placed under quarantine while CFIA tries to control movement of birds in the area CBC News The Canadian ...

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Cattle producers struggling to find affordable feed after years of drought

Cattle producers across the Prairies are struggling to find affordable feed for their livestock after years of successive drought that dried up pastures and pushed feed prices sky high  …

Squeal on Pigs campaign asks Manitobans to report sightings, movements of invasive swine

Elusive and destructive wild pigs are wreaking havoc on parts of the Canadian Prairies, including in Manitoba, and a campaign new to the province is seeking your help tracking the…

Walmart Canada begins selling 100% Quebec beef in all Supercentres provincewide

Walmart Canada is proud to announce all its Supercentres in Quebec will now sell beef products that are 100% locally sourced and processed in Quebec    Quebec customers will be…

BC Dairy partners with Food Banks BC to help feed hungry children, support local restaurants and food production

BC Dairy is extending its support of BC food banks launched early in the COVID-19 pandemic with a new program – one that will also support local food production and…

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Government of Canada invests to grow exports for Canada’s red meat sector

Seizing opportunities to increase and diversify Canadian red meat exports is key to the economic growth and profitability of Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector   Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)…

More support coming for B.C. farmers’ markets

Additional federal-provincial funding is coming to the BC Farmers’ Market Expansion Program, further supporting the province’s local farmers’ markets and vendor by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) The BC Farmers’…

Thirteen trends shaping the way food is produced in North America

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) today released The Future of Food Production, awhitepaper detailing the drivers impacting how food is produced in North America Association of Equipment Manufacturers Guided…

NAMI to Senate Ag: Cattle Prices are at seven year highs!

With cattle prices at seven-year highs following record beef production in February and March as the packing sector recovers from COVID-related labor shortages and supply chain issues, the North American…

Our April 2022 Issue

In our April issue we feature Climate Change and threat to our planet, an exclusive Q&A with Ketos water solution CEO Meena Sandaran, Avian flu outbreak and it’s effect on egg supplies, the obstacles facing female farmers, FCC’s report on Canada’s food manufacturers, Canada’s investment in the poultry market, and much more! 

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Cattle producers struggling to find affordable feed after years of drought

Cattle producers across the Prairies are struggling to find affordable feed for their livestock after years of successive drought that dried up pastures and pushed feed prices sky high   Colleen Silverthorn - CBC News "There's no feed to purchase," said Jeff Yorga, who ranches near Flintoft, 218 kilometres southwest of Regina. "When we follow up on an opportunity to purchase something there is actually no feed available." Yorga, a ...

Squeal on Pigs campaign asks Manitobans to report sightings, movements of invasive swine

Elusive and destructive wild pigs are wreaking havoc on parts of the Canadian Prairies, including in Manitoba, and a campaign new to the province is seeking your help tracking the invasive species   Reuters Manitoba Pork partnered with the federal and provincial governments to launch the Squeal on Pigs campaign. The campaign calls on Manitobans to report sightings and movements of wild pigs on the landscape online or by phone. ...

Walmart Canada begins selling 100% Quebec beef in all Supercentres provincewide

Walmart Canada is proud to announce all its Supercentres in Quebec will now sell beef products that are 100% locally sourced and processed in Quebec    Quebec customers will be able to purchase a variety of beef products such as striploin steaks, top sirloin medallion steaks, lean ground beef and lean ground beef burgers, which are supplied by local cattle farmers and now available at Walmart’s everyday low prices. This ...

BC Dairy partners with Food Banks BC to help feed hungry children, support local restaurants and food production

BC Dairy is extending its support of BC food banks launched early in the COVID-19 pandemic with a new program – one that will also support local food production and restaurants working to get back to normal  Newswire Called the Feel-good food campaign, from May 9 to June 19 BC Dairy will make a $3 donation to Food Banks BC every time someone orders a select menu item highlighting local BC dairy ...

Scammers exploiting dire cattle feed situation in Alberta, says head of beef producers group

Due to last summer's drought and winter's supply chain issues, cattle feed is still hard to come by in Alberta — and what's available comes at a cost  by Jade Markus - CBC News That's leading to a surge in scams, thefts and bad cheques related to hay and grain feed. Cpl. Lindsey Anderson is with the Alberta RCMP livestock investigation unit, a two-person team that covers all livestock crimes across the province. ...

RC Show 2022 Releases Impressive Speaker Lineup

Canada’s leading foodservice and hospitality event brings together – in-person and virtually – industry thought leaders and experts to discuss the issues that matter most – from sustainability and foodwaste to technology, mental health, alternative revenue streams, pandemic REVIVAL & much more   The industry has been through a whirlwind, and as it prepares for its long-awaited REVIVAL, the 2022 RC Show has lined up the industry’s most innovative and ...

TrustBIX Inc. Announces Agreement with JBS Food Canada ULC

TrustBIX is pleased to announce the signing of a master services agreement with JBS Food Canada where the companies will work as trusted partners to grow sustainable beef production in Canada Newsfile These services support the evolution of the JBS Angus beef brand with full chain of custody data tracking and analysis by the Company's proprietary platform, BIX, which supports the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) certified sustainable beef ...

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