Fertilizer reduction targets pitting farmers against federal government

Farmers argue the tactic to lower emissions will reduce yields at a time when food security is a major concern  by Robert Shelton – Financial Post A federal government plan…
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The latest study on Red meat & Heart Disease is a red herring

A new study out of Tufts University led to a multitude of fresh headlines that meat increases the risk of heart disease. It would ...

FCC Report: Outlook update for cattle and hogs: Shifting destinations for red meat export

Despite higher-than-average prices, profitability in 2022 will be mixed across the livestock sector  by Martha Roberts - Farm Credit Canada (FCC) The beef sector ...

Feed Grain Prices Expected to Determine Hog Market Profitability this Winter

The Director of Risk management with HAMS Marketing Services says profitability in the swine sector through this winter and into early spring will depend ...

Saskatchewan farmers react to proposed cutdown on fertilizer emissions

The Canadian federal government is moving forward with its plan to reduce emissions from fertilizer use in the country by 30 per cent by ...

Calgary restaurant and food truck owners struggle with tough decisions amid soaring inflation

Calgary restaurant owners say they are being forced to hike up their menu prices and cut staff hours due to rising food and material ...

Global Animal Sector Q3 Pork Report

Global pork markets remain strong amid African swine fever, inflation and policy challenges, according to the Global Animal Protein Sector quarterly pork report    ...

Zoning Key to Continued Cross Border Livestock Movement in Animal Health Emergency

The Veterinary Counselor with the Canadian Pork Council says Canada U.S. zoning arrangements form a critical tool to facilitate the cross-border movement of livestock ...

Canadian food suppliers warn grocery chains that more price hikes are coming

Canadian food suppliers are once again issuing notices to grocery retailers, informing them of upcoming price hikes    by Brett Bundale - Canadian Press ...

June Ag Tractor Unit Sales Fall, Harvesters Climb in North America

U.S.  and Canadian ag tractor monthly unit sales in June 2022 fell, while harvester sales grew in both countries, according to the latest data ...

Canadian Cattle Association launch new brand identity

The Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) launched a new brand identity, highlighting the strong and diverse group invested in raising some of the world’s best ...

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The latest study on Red meat & Heart Disease is a red herring

A new study out of Tufts University led to a multitude of fresh headlines that meat increases the risk of heart disease. It would seem as if this link is…

FCC Report: Outlook update for cattle and hogs: Shifting destinations for red meat export

Despite higher-than-average prices, profitability in 2022 will be mixed across the livestock sector  by Martha Roberts – Farm Credit Canada (FCC) The beef sector continues to benefit from strength of…

Feed Grain Prices Expected to Determine Hog Market Profitability this Winter

The Director of Risk management with HAMS Marketing Services says profitability in the swine sector through this winter and into early spring will depend largely on feed grain prices  by…

Saskatchewan farmers react to proposed cutdown on fertilizer emissions

The Canadian federal government is moving forward with its plan to reduce emissions from fertilizer use in the country by 30 per cent by 2030  Brady Ratzlaff – Global News…

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Fertilizer reduction targets pitting farmers against federal government

Farmers argue the tactic to lower emissions will reduce yields at a time when food security is a major concern  by Robert Shelton – Financial Post A federal government plan…

Government of Canada invests in improving animal welfare

The humane care and handling of farm animals, and the ability to track their movements, are an important part of the confidence consumers have in their food in Canada Agriculture…

CHARLEBOIS: Canadian farming is losing to urban politics

Aggressive emission targets will likely lead to more people, not fewer, experiencing famine around the world  by Dr. Sylvain Charlebois – Toronto Sun Most Canadians have never been on a…

Avian flu suspected in thousands of dead seabirds washed up on Eastern shores

The carcasses of thousands of migrant seabirds have washed up on the shores of eastern Canada this week and preliminary findings showed that the birds died of avian flu by…

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The latest study on Red meat & Heart Disease is a red herring

A new study out of Tufts University led to a multitude of fresh headlines that meat increases the risk of heart disease. It would seem as if this link is now a foregone conclusion, but this paper, like so many others, is marred by significant scientific missteps and financial conflicts of interest, including a drug-development program at the Cleveland Clinic, funded by Procter & Gamble  by Nina Teicholz - Unsettled ...

FCC Report: Outlook update for cattle and hogs: Shifting destinations for red meat export

Despite higher-than-average prices, profitability in 2022 will be mixed across the livestock sector  by Martha Roberts - Farm Credit Canada (FCC) The beef sector continues to benefit from strength of consumer demand, and cattle prices are expected to exceed both the 2021 average price and the most recent five-year average prices throughout 2022 (Table 1). Projected average hog prices for 2022 remain elevated as well, with the caveat that prices ...

Feed Grain Prices Expected to Determine Hog Market Profitability this Winter

The Director of Risk management with HAMS Marketing Services says profitability in the swine sector through this winter and into early spring will depend largely on feed grain prices  by Bruce Cochrane - Farmscape.ca As is usual for this time of year the cash hog supply has tightened due to typical seasonal trends combined with lower growth performance due to the hot weather, especially in the U.S. Midwest and that ...

Saskatchewan farmers react to proposed cutdown on fertilizer emissions

The Canadian federal government is moving forward with its plan to reduce emissions from fertilizer use in the country by 30 per cent by 2030  Brady Ratzlaff - Global News It’s part of its overall emissions reduction plan. Chair of the standing committee on Agriculture and Agri-foods and Liberal MP Kody Blais says this is essential work to meet their decreasing climate changeemissions. “We need to continue to drive innovation. ...

Calgary restaurant and food truck owners struggle with tough decisions amid soaring inflation

Calgary restaurant owners say they are being forced to hike up their menu prices and cut staff hours due to rising food and material costs  CBC News Since the start of the war in Ukraine, the cost of living has soared for millions across the globe — and Calgary's food service industry is feeling the pinch.  Carolina De La Torre says since this past winter, inflation has been causing problems for her ...

Global Animal Sector Q3 Pork Report

Global pork markets remain strong amid African swine fever, inflation and policy challenges, according to the Global Animal Protein Sector quarterly pork report    North America is the top of the pork chain, but demand is improving as supply is tight in the European Union and supply and demand fluctuates in Asian countries due to pandemic shutdowns and the outbreak of African swine fever. Despite these challenges, pork remains a ...

Zoning Key to Continued Cross Border Livestock Movement in Animal Health Emergency

The Veterinary Counselor with the Canadian Pork Council says Canada U.S. zoning arrangements form a critical tool to facilitate the cross-border movement of livestock while guarding against the spread of disease  by Bruce Cochrane - Farmscape.ca "Cross-Border Livestock Health and U.S. Canada Coordination in an Animal Health Emergency" were discussed as part of the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region Summit, this week in Calgary.Dr Egan Brockhoff, the Veterinary Counselor for the ...

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