SHIC Funded Review Looks at African Swine Fever Virus Variants

The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center is encouraging pork producers to question every mortality on the farm and to have each one investigated in an effort to…
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Restaurants need more sector-specific support to keep feeding Canada’s recovery

Restaurants Canada welcomes a number of commitments unveiled today in the federal budget — most notably, the promise to extend the rent and wage subsidies until Sept. 25, 2021 —…
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Restaurants need more sector-specific support to keep feeding Canada’s recovery

Restaurants Canada welcomes a number of commitments unveiled today in the federal budget — most notably, the promise to extend the rent and wage ...

Tyson Foods First Meat Company to Join Cattle Traceability Program

Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), is putting its support behind a cattle disease traceability program ...

US Markets: Hog futures sink by daily limit as profit-taking hits market

U.S. lean hog futures sank by their daily exchange-imposed trading limit on Thursday as profit-taking overwhelmed the market following blistering rallies, analysts said by ...

Foodservice workers have hit the pandemic wall

As prolonged COVID-19 related lockdowns continue across Canada, the restaurant and foodservice sector has reached a critical point where survival of the industry as ...

From FCC: All Canadian farmers take on debt – how do you manage yours?

Farmers of all descriptions will take on debt during their farming career by Trevor Bacque - Farm Credit Canada (FCC) For some, it’s paid ...

Mooswa Films Announces Production is Underway on Season Six of Moosemeat & Marmalade for APTN

BC-based Mooswa Films is thrilled to announce that Season Six of their popular food documentary series, Moosemeat & Marmalade, was green lit for APTN ...

Nervous North American farmers set to ‘seed in faith’ into parched soils

Fields across the Canadian Prairies and the U.S. Northern Plains are among the driest on record, raising production risks in one of the world’s ...

TrustBIX blog: How Blockchain Can Support Food Supply Chain Management

Imagine a distributed set of computers, openly accessible to trusted parties, that each serves as synchronized ledgers of reliable information regarding transactions taking place amongst a group of business partners ...

The Alizés Awards 2021 : Rewarding Excellence and Resilience

The Group Export Agri-Food is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for the 2021 Alizés Awards, presented by FCC.    Newswire ...

Ontario Pork Chair and Vice-Chair Elected

The Ontario Pork Board of Directors welcomes incoming Chair John de Bruyn and Vice-Chair Arno Schober   Ontario Pork De Bruyn, a producer from ...

FCC Report: How Canada can secure its spot as an agri-food powerhouse

Canada has a global reputation for being an agri-food powerhouse, and many voices around Canada’s trade table believe the country can achieve greater success ...

Pork Producers Advised to Take Advantage of Strong Forward Pricing Options

The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services is advising pork producers to consider pricing as much as 30 percent of their hog ...

Sixteen Agri-Food Exporters Taking on New International Markets

The Group Export Agri-Food and its partners, National Bank, FCC and Fonds de solidarité FTQ, are pleased to announce the selection of 16 Quebec exporting companies ...

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Restaurants need more sector-specific support to keep feeding Canada’s recovery

Restaurants Canada welcomes a number of commitments unveiled today in the federal budget — most notably, the promise to extend the rent and wage subsidies until Sept. 25, 2021 —…

Tyson Foods First Meat Company to Join Cattle Traceability Program

Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), is putting its support behind a cattle disease traceability program called U.S. CattleTrace Global Newswire This…

US Markets: Hog futures sink by daily limit as profit-taking hits market

U.S. lean hog futures sank by their daily exchange-imposed trading limit on Thursday as profit-taking overwhelmed the market following blistering rallies, analysts said by Tom Polansek – Reuters The setback…

Foodservice workers have hit the pandemic wall

As prolonged COVID-19 related lockdowns continue across Canada, the restaurant and foodservice sector has reached a critical point where survival of the industry as a whole, may not be an…

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SHIC Funded Review Looks at African Swine Fever Virus Variants

The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center is encouraging pork producers to question every mortality on the farm and to have each one investigated in an effort to…

Applications open for The Beef Researcher Mentorship Program till May 1st

Six researchers were selected to participate in the program this past year. Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) Each was paired with two mentors – an innovative producer and another industry…

Minister Bibeau announces new programs that deliver full and fair compensation for chicken, turkey and egg farmers

Minister Bibeau, announced details of two new programs designed to help drive innovation and market development for Canada’s 4,800 chicken, turkey and egg farmers Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – AAFC These…

Laboratory Investigation Targets Streptococcus Infections

The Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network, Prairie Diagnostic Services in Saskatoon and Veterinary Diagnostic Services in Winnipeg are collaborating on a laboratory investigation aimed at improving the diagnosis and…

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In our April issue we feature a Q&A with CHAR technology’s Andrew White, who is making an impact in the meat industry with their innovative bio-carbon solutions;  we review the Power of Meat report; improved worker safety in Ontario meat plants; FCC’s direction with indigenous agriculture; the latest TrustBIX and InnoBlock collaboration, and much, much more! 

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Restaurants need more sector-specific support to keep feeding Canada’s recovery

Restaurants Canada welcomes a number of commitments unveiled today in the federal budget — most notably, the promise to extend the rent and wage subsidies until Sept. 25, 2021 — but is continuing to call for more sector-specific support   “We appreciate that the government has listened to our industry and others and is extending the critically necessary rent and wage subsidies beyond June,” said Restaurants Canada President and CEO ...

Tyson Foods First Meat Company to Join Cattle Traceability Program

Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), is putting its support behind a cattle disease traceability program called U.S. CattleTrace Global Newswire This makes Tyson the first beef processor to invest in membership in the program, which was formed by multiple state cattlemen’s organizations to develop a national infrastructure for animal disease traceability in the U.S. cattle industry. The program is expected to ...

US Markets: Hog futures sink by daily limit as profit-taking hits market

U.S. lean hog futures sank by their daily exchange-imposed trading limit on Thursday as profit-taking overwhelmed the market following blistering rallies, analysts said by Tom Polansek - Reuters The setback is a turnaround from gains that have lifted profits for pig farmers after they struggled last year when the COVID-19 pandemic reduced restaurants' demand for meat and temporarily closed slaughterhouses. The May, June, July and August hog futures contracts ended ...

Foodservice workers have hit the pandemic wall

As prolonged COVID-19 related lockdowns continue across Canada, the restaurant and foodservice sector has reached a critical point where survival of the industry as a whole, may not be an option if viable widespread relief doesn’t arrive soon Newswire A major casualty of this crisis, is a growing mental health epidemic comprised of one of this country’s largest and most vulnerable work forces. Not 9 to 5, a global non-profit ...

From FCC: All Canadian farmers take on debt – how do you manage yours?

Farmers of all descriptions will take on debt during their farming career by Trevor Bacque - Farm Credit Canada (FCC) For some, it’s paid off nearly as quickly as they acquired it. For others, debt may follow them their entire career. In either scenario, or one unique to your farm, the natural question arises: How do you manage it? There are many correct answers, but it must work for the ...

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