Renewed effort needed on ASF as disease found in the Dominican Republic

The news that pigs in the Dominican Republic tested positive for the animal disease African swine fever (ASF) is raising alarm bells for Canadian pork producers    Canadian Pork Council…
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TrustBix Blog: Global Food Systems Transformation: Moving from “Why?” to “What?”

While the whole world is dreaming about travelling, let’s remember what is so fascinating about visiting other countries    TrustBIX blog You get a ...

Crop-destroying grasshoppers chewing away at Manitoba farmers’ livelihoods

For a fourth year in a row, Manitoba's grasshopper population is on the rise and causing more issues for farmers already struggling to make ...

Canada’s annual inflation rate slows but remains above Bank of Canada target

Canada's inflation rate slowed more than expected in June from a decade-high in May as food, transport and clothing costs eased, but some analysts ...

Alberta Study Examines Infectivity of PED Infected Stored Hog Manure

Researchers working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc hope to have a clearer idea by this fall of how long stored manure from PED ...

Delivering Sustainable Food Systems

The global livestock sector comprises over 1.3 billion farmers, ranchers, producers, processors, and companies around the world who collectively provide most of the world’s ...

Here Are Some Things To Consider When Valuing A Crop For Feed

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White Spot and Triple O’s Announce British Columbia-Wide Fundraiser Day on July 29 to Support Wildfire Relief Efforts

Two Dollars from the Sale of All Burgers Across B.C. Locations to be Donated to the Canadian Red Cross, Federal and B.C. Provincial Governments ...

FCC reports strong financial performance in 2020-2021

FCC reported strong financial performance last year, demonstrating the resilience and adaptability of the Canadian agriculture and food industry during a challenging time   ...

Latin America to defend beef production at UN food summit

Latin American and Caribbean countries, especially big food producers in South America, will join forces to defend the region's livestock production at a United ...

USask researchers, SHA, and CHEP Good Food work together to tackle hunger issues in Sask

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers along with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and CHEP Good Food Inc. are working together to better understand the ...

‘Hanging on by a thread’: Canadian canola & wheat farmers hope for rain

Andy Keen's canola crop appears picturesque, bursting with yellow flowers that normally go on to produce pods of valuable seeds. But to Keen's eye, ...

Court Ordered Line Speed Rollback Expected to Force New Pork Plant Construction

An Economist with Partners for Production Agriculture says a court ordered rollback of U.S. pork harvesting facility line speeds will force the construction of ...

Popeyes stockpiles chicken meat ahead of U.S. nugget debut

Popeyes, the fast-food chain that drew attention for its popular fried-chicken sandwich in 2019, is stockpiling poultry as it prepares to launch a new nugget product ...

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TrustBix Blog: Global Food Systems Transformation: Moving from “Why?” to “What?”

While the whole world is dreaming about travelling, let’s remember what is so fascinating about visiting other countries    TrustBIX blog You get a fantastic chance to explore new cultures,…

Crop-destroying grasshoppers chewing away at Manitoba farmers’ livelihoods

For a fourth year in a row, Manitoba’s grasshopper population is on the rise and causing more issues for farmers already struggling to make it through drought conditions   by…

Canada’s annual inflation rate slows but remains above Bank of Canada target

Canada’s inflation rate slowed more than expected in June from a decade-high in May as food, transport and clothing costs eased, but some analysts said it might be only a…

Alberta Study Examines Infectivity of PED Infected Stored Hog Manure

Researchers working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc hope to have a clearer idea by this fall of how long stored manure from PED infected farms remains infective   by…

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Renewed effort needed on ASF as disease found in the Dominican Republic

The news that pigs in the Dominican Republic tested positive for the animal disease African swine fever (ASF) is raising alarm bells for Canadian pork producers    Canadian Pork Council…

Ottawa to help farmers and ranchers affected by drought

Help is on the way for Canadian farmers and ranchers severely affected by this year’s drought   by Bill Graveland / Steve Lambert – Canadian Press  Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau…

Germany has another African swine fever case in farm pigs

A third case of African swine fever (ASF) was confirmed over the weekend in farm pigs in the eastern German state of Brandenburg, German authorities said   by Michael Hogan – Reuters…

Bibeau statement following Federal-Provincial Territorial Ministers Meeting on Agri Recovery

“Today, I met my provincial and territorial colleagues virtually to discuss many pressing issues facing the agriculture sector, in the lead-up to our Annual Conference in Guelph, Ontario on September…

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TrustBix Blog: Global Food Systems Transformation: Moving from “Why?” to “What?”

While the whole world is dreaming about travelling, let’s remember what is so fascinating about visiting other countries    TrustBIX blog You get a fantastic chance to explore new cultures, meet new people, and try new food. But after several days of trying and exploring new tastes, a moment comes when all you crave is chicken soup, meatballs, perogies, or pasta. Why? Because you are familiar with these tastes, you ...

Crop-destroying grasshoppers chewing away at Manitoba farmers’ livelihoods

For a fourth year in a row, Manitoba's grasshopper population is on the rise and causing more issues for farmers already struggling to make it through drought conditions   by Riley Laychuk - CBC News The insects, with around 85 species of in Manitoba, thrive in hot, dry conditions. They feed off green grasses and cereal, pulse and oilseed crops. They're also known to chew into other crops if feed isn't readily available.  "Some ...

Canada’s annual inflation rate slows but remains above Bank of Canada target

Canada's inflation rate slowed more than expected in June from a decade-high in May as food, transport and clothing costs eased, but some analysts said it might be only a brief reprieve   by David Ljunggren - Reuters Inflation eased to 3.1% in June from 3.6% in May, Statistics Canada said, lower than the 3.2% median forecast of analysts polled by Reuters. Earlier this month, the Bank of Canada said inflation ...

Alberta Study Examines Infectivity of PED Infected Stored Hog Manure

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