Cargill, Delacon to join together to create a leading plant-based phytogenic feed additives business for healthier animal nutrition

Consumer preferences for natural food production and consumption of animal-based products are growing. Plant-based feed additives have particularly high growth potential as a component of healthy animal feed    …
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Teeth from royal cattle herds of Mesopotamia shed light on ancient urban cultures

Newly published cutting-edge research led by University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Near Eastern archaeologist Dr. Tina Greenfield (PhD) reveals how domesticated livestock were managed in one of the world’s earliest cities…
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Teeth from royal cattle herds of Mesopotamia shed light on ancient urban cultures

Newly published cutting-edge research led by University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Near Eastern archaeologist Dr. Tina Greenfield (PhD) reveals how domesticated livestock were managed in ...

Alberta fights new labelling on ground meat

The Alberta government is calling new labelling on ground meat “scientifically baseless.”     by Breanna Karstens-Smith - Global News Agriculture Minister Nate Horner ...

Investment in USask project aims to give ag producers better access to data 

In an environment where the complexity of agriculture-related technology is ever increasing, producers face the challenge of interpreting and selecting data that are most ...

Canadian and Mexican Pork Producers Supportive of Efforts to Overturn Proposition 12

The National Pork Producers Council says both the Canadian and Mexican pork industries have been highly supportive of the effort to have California's Proposition ...

Canada to ban making, importing many single-use plastics

The government of Canada on Monday published final regulations to prohibit "harmful" single-use plastics, with a ban on manufacturing and importing most of these ...

Canadian agri-businesses want to see economic sustainability and competitiveness at the heart of Canada’s Next Policy Framework

Canada’s Next Policy Framework, aimed at strengthening and growing Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector, should lay out a clear roadmap to ensure farmers are ...

Easing of COVID Restrictions Stimulates Increased International Presence at World Pork Expo

The Director of Trade Show Marketing with the National Pork Producers Council reports an easing COVID related travel restrictions stimulated a rebound in the ...

Manitoba beef producers feel ‘targeted’ by potential Health Canada label change

Health Canada is looking at requiring a new label change for packages of ground meat. The change would require a “high in saturated fat” label, ...

Plant-based food stocks lack sustainable finance

Plant-based diets are more environmentally sustainable than those which involve consuming meat and dairy. But those virtues don’t translate into the financial statements of ...

Sask Stock Growers 2022 AGM Moves Industry Forward

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) held its 109th Annual General Meeting & Convention June 5-7, 2022 at Prince of Wales Centre in Assiniboia, SK―the ...

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Teeth from royal cattle herds of Mesopotamia shed light on ancient urban cultures

Newly published cutting-edge research led by University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Near Eastern archaeologist Dr. Tina Greenfield (PhD) reveals how domesticated livestock were managed in one of the world’s earliest cities…

Alberta fights new labelling on ground meat

The Alberta government is calling new labelling on ground meat “scientifically baseless.”     by Breanna Karstens-Smith – Global News Agriculture Minister Nate Horner said Monday the move would drive…

Investment in USask project aims to give ag producers better access to data 

In an environment where the complexity of agriculture-related technology is ever increasing, producers face the challenge of interpreting and selecting data that are most useful to improving their operations  …

Canadian and Mexican Pork Producers Supportive of Efforts to Overturn Proposition 12

The National Pork Producers Council says both the Canadian and Mexican pork industries have been highly supportive of the effort to have California’s Proposition 12 overturned     by Bruce…

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Cargill, Delacon to join together to create a leading plant-based phytogenic feed additives business for healthier animal nutrition

Consumer preferences for natural food production and consumption of animal-based products are growing. Plant-based feed additives have particularly high growth potential as a component of healthy animal feed    …

BHP open to potash partner but plans to enter fertilizer business alone

BHP Group is open to taking on a partner as it builds its first potash mine in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, but can also go it alone and is…

Russian blockade of Ukrainian wheat may compound global food insecurity, UN crisis co-ordinator says

The Russian blockade of Ukrainian wheat risks worsening global food supply shortages and famine in parts of the world as the breadbasket of Europe is cut off, says the UN crisis co-ordinator…

Biden nominates longtime USDA adviser to agricultural trade post

U.S. President Joe Biden intends to nominate Doug McKalip, a veteran agricultural and trade policy expert, to be the U.S. Trade Representative’s next chief agricultural trade negotiator   Reuters McKalip,…

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In our June issue we dive into the Canadian meat industry’s protest of Health Canada’s proposed warning label on ground beef, USDA’s new actions for stronger food supply chains, FCC’s support of the Beef Sustainability program, farm succession bill C-208, and much more! 

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Teeth from royal cattle herds of Mesopotamia shed light on ancient urban cultures

Newly published cutting-edge research led by University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Near Eastern archaeologist Dr. Tina Greenfield (PhD) reveals how domesticated livestock were managed in one of the world’s earliest cities       The findings, published in the journal PLOS ONE, (see article) also provide a glimpse into how the Sumerian peoples of ancient Mesopotamia were fed, traversed the landscape, and interacted with each other. Mesopotamia, the region bordered by ...

Alberta fights new labelling on ground meat

The Alberta government is calling new labelling on ground meat “scientifically baseless.”     by Breanna Karstens-Smith - Global News Agriculture Minister Nate Horner said Monday the move would drive up costs for consumers during a period of high inflation and that producers — who are already struggling — would be hit hard. Health Canada will be adding labels to foods that contain 15 per cent of your recommended daily ...

Investment in USask project aims to give ag producers better access to data 

In an environment where the complexity of agriculture-related technology is ever increasing, producers face the challenge of interpreting and selecting data that are most useful to improving their operations      Now, the Government of Canada is investing $400,000 over two years in a University of Saskatchewan (USask)-led project to make their challenge a little easier. The project, funded through PrairiesCan under its Regional Innovation Ecosystem (RIE) program, involves a ...

Canadian and Mexican Pork Producers Supportive of Efforts to Overturn Proposition 12

The National Pork Producers Council says both the Canadian and Mexican pork industries have been highly supportive of the effort to have California's Proposition 12 overturned     by Bruce Cochrane - Farmscape.ca The challenge in the U.S. Supreme Court of Proposition 12, a ballot initiative passed in California in 2018 that bans the sale of pork in that state that does not come from farms that meet specific requirements ...

Canada to ban making, importing many single-use plastics

The government of Canada on Monday published final regulations to prohibit "harmful" single-use plastics, with a ban on manufacturing and importing most of these items to come into effect in December     by Kanishka Singh - Reuters The ban will be on single-use plastics including checkout bags, cutlery, food-service ware made from or containing plastic that is hard to recycle, ring carriers, stir sticks and straws, the Canadian government ...

Canadian agri-businesses want to see economic sustainability and competitiveness at the heart of Canada’s Next Policy Framework

Canada’s Next Policy Framework, aimed at strengthening and growing Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector, should lay out a clear roadmap to ensure farmers are competitive, productive and viable, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)     by CFIB Agriculture ministers will meet at the 2022 annual conference in July in Saskatoon. As they work on finalizing the policy framework, CFIB is urging all levels of government to focus ...

Easing of COVID Restrictions Stimulates Increased International Presence at World Pork Expo

The Director of Trade Show Marketing with the National Pork Producers Council reports an easing COVID related travel restrictions stimulated a rebound in the number of international exhibitors and visitors attending World Pork Expo     by Bruce Cochrane - Farmscape.ca This year's edition of World Pork Expo, which wrapped up Friday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, drew over 400 exhibitors occupying 700 plus booth spaces inside and outside including ...

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