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B.C. government ‘doing everything’ it can to stop spread of bird flu, minister says

Farmers in British Columbia's Fraser Valley are facing "intense disease pressure,'' with an avian flu outbreak in commercial farms that the agriculture minister says ...

Canadian Soccer adds partner Maple Leaf Foods

Canada Soccer and the Canadian Premier League announced a new major partnership, making Maple Lodge Farms the Official Food Protein Partner of Canada Soccer's ...

Why best-before dates may be causing you to throw out too much food

There are a lot of different labels on food with dates attached, and Canadians' misunderstanding of them is contributing to food waste, says Jennifer ...

Visualizing America’s Most Popular Fast Food Chains

Fast food is big business in America. From national chains to regional specialties, the industry was worth $331.4 billion as of June 2022    By Truman ...

Farmscape releases its Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium Audio Special for 2022

Listen to a Farmscape's special audio presentations from this years Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium.         by Bruce Cochrane - Farmscape.ca   Lesley ...

China Pork imports set to rise amid questions around hog herd size

China is set to increase pork imports in the coming months, industry participants said, after losses for farmers last year in the world's top ...

Recognizing animal protein’s critical role ahead of UN Climate Summit Agriculture Day

The Interamerican Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) convened its first-ever “Sustainable Agriculture in the Americas” pavilion at the UN Climate Summit (COP27) and ...

Sask. farmers embracing locally developed ag tech

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Northern Alberta farm operation exploring meat subscription service

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Training Videos Provide New Swine Barn Workers Orientation Prior to Hands-On Training

The Training Resources Coordinator with the Canadian Pork Council suggests the opportunity to view best husbandry practices before jumping into hands-on training helps new ...

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B.C. government ‘doing everything’ it can to stop spread of bird flu, minister says

Farmers in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley are facing “intense disease pressure,” with an avian flu outbreak in commercial farms that the agriculture minister says is concerning The Canadian Press   …

Canadian Soccer adds partner Maple Leaf Foods

Canada Soccer and the Canadian Premier League announced a new major partnership, making Maple Lodge Farms the Official Food Protein Partner of Canada Soccer’s National Teams and the country’s Tier…

Why best-before dates may be causing you to throw out too much food

There are a lot of different labels on food with dates attached, and Canadians’ misunderstanding of them is contributing to food waste, says Jennifer Taylor, a food and nutrition professor…

Visualizing America’s Most Popular Fast Food Chains

Fast food is big business in America. From national chains to regional specialties, the industry was worth $331.4 billion as of June 2022    By Truman Du and Carmen Ang Which fast…

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Supply-managed sectors to receive compensation for the impacts of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

This investment will help dairy, poultry and egg processors and producers make key investments and improve their operations to be even more productive and sustainable Newswire     While visiting…

Trade ties, global economics on table as Trudeau arrives in Thailand for APEC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is now in Thailand for his third international summit in less than a week as Canada tries to expand its trade relationships in Asia The Canadian…

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada launches African Swine Fever prevention and preparedness program 

Starting today, eligible organizations can apply for funding under the Government of Canada’s African Swine Fever Industry Preparedness Program (ASFIPP)      The $23.4 million program is designed to help Canada’s…

Government of Canada invests over $2.4 million to support growth of technology for meat processing

All across the country, businesses are developing innovative technologies to improve productivity and food supply, and P&P Optica Inc. is one example         The company has developed…

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B.C. government ‘doing everything’ it can to stop spread of bird flu, minister says

Farmers in British Columbia's Fraser Valley are facing "intense disease pressure,'' with an avian flu outbreak in commercial farms that the agriculture minister says is concerning The Canadian Press    Lana Popham says, normally, avian flu aligns with bird migration seasons, but the latest infections in farms of the H5N1 virus have been consistent all year. Seven commercial poultry farms have been quarantined with avian flu since Nov. 16 in ...

Canadian Soccer adds partner Maple Leaf Foods

Canada Soccer and the Canadian Premier League announced a new major partnership, making Maple Lodge Farms the Official Food Protein Partner of Canada Soccer's National Teams and the country's Tier 1 professional men's soccer league Newswire     The multi-year partnership was negotiated by Canadian Soccer Business. "We're incredibly excited to partner with Canada Soccer to support Canadian athletes from youth development to the highest levels of national and international ...

Why best-before dates may be causing you to throw out too much food

There are a lot of different labels on food with dates attached, and Canadians' misunderstanding of them is contributing to food waste, says Jennifer Taylor, a food and nutrition professor at UPEI by Kevin Yarr - CBC News Best before, sell by, use by — all those phrases mean different things. "These are voluntary efforts by manufacturers," Taylor told Island Morning host Laura Chapin. "It's usually about taste and quality. It's not ...

Visualizing America’s Most Popular Fast Food Chains

Fast food is big business in America. From national chains to regional specialties, the industry was worth $331.4 billion as of June 2022    By Truman Du and Carmen Ang Which fast food brands are currently dominating this space? This graphic by Truman Du uses data from Quick Service Restaurant Magazine to show the most popular fast food chains across America. Each year, QSR Magazine puts together a report that ranks America’s top 50 ...

Farmscape releases its Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium Audio Special for 2022

Listen to a Farmscape's special audio presentations from this years Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium.         by Bruce Cochrane - Farmscape.ca   Lesley Kelly, the creator of High Heels and Canola Fields and a co-founder of Do More Ag, discusses "When Stress is More Than a Season."Runs 7:07https://fsaudio.farmscape.com/2022/11/kelly-221115.mp3 Mark Fynn, the training resources coordinator with the Canadian Pork Council, discusses "What’s in Your Toolbox? CPC Training Tools for Pork ...

China Pork imports set to rise amid questions around hog herd size

China is set to increase pork imports in the coming months, industry participants said, after losses for farmers last year in the world's top pork producer caused a reduction in hog output that appears larger than official data suggests        Reuters Pork is by far China's favourite meat and surging prices have driven up inflation in the world's second-largest economy at a time of slowing growth. The country ...

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The Interamerican Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) convened its first-ever “Sustainable Agriculture in the Americas” pavilion at the UN Climate Summit (COP27) and partnered with the Protein PACT and other stakeholders to convene a total of 9 events focused on animal agriculture’s key role in sustainability solutions         The Protein PACT events included a November 9 panel on sustainable livestock across regions and production systems (see ...

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