Swine Health Information Center Issues Call for Research Proposals

The Swine Health Information Center has issued a call for research proposals targeting priorities identified in its 2024 Plan of Work     by Bruce Cochrane – Farmscape.ca The Swine…
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Minister MacAulay opens Canada’s first-ever Indo-Pacific Agriculture and Agri-Food Office

Canada has strong business and people-to-people ties across the Indo-Pacific region, and the Government of Canada will continue working to create new opportunities for Canadian farmers, producers, and the agri-food…
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Swine Health Information Center Issues Call for Research Proposals

The Swine Health Information Center has issued a call for research proposals targeting priorities identified in its 2024 Plan of Work     by ...

Minister MacAulay opens Canada’s first-ever Indo-Pacific Agriculture and Agri-Food Office

Canada has strong business and people-to-people ties across the Indo-Pacific region, and the Government of Canada will continue working to create new opportunities for ...

Ungraded Beef hitting Canadian store shelves

If you have spotted "ungraded beef" at your grocery store recently – it's not a mystery meat. In fact, officials say it's completely safe ...

Canada announces further investment to strengthen global pork sector position

Canada's pork industry is an economic powerhouse, employing tens of thousands of Canadians and contributing billions to Canada's GDP     by Canada Newswire ...

CMC signs joint statement with Meat Institute and Comecarne

To deepen meat industry coordination and government collaboration in Canada, Mexico and the United States, the Canadian Meat Council (CMC), Consejo Mexicano de la ...

Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council projects job vacancies will surpass 100,000 by 2030

At a time when Canadian agriculture continues to struggle with a chronic worker shortage, new data from the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) ...

US agriculture secretary sees ‘chaos’ in meat market without congressional action on Prop 12

There will be chaos in the U.S. meat marketplace without congressional action on California's Prop 12 law that tightened animal welfare requirements for pork ...

CPC Joins “No to Bad Deal” coalition, says UK ascension to CPTPP should be delayed

CPC will join the “Say No to a Bad Deal” coalition, advocating for renegotiations of the United Kingdom’s ascension to the Comprehensive and Progressive ...

Producers say Manitoba needs RCMP role dedicated to cattle theft, other agricultural crimes

An industry association that represents cattle farmers in Manitoba wants more safeguards against livestock theft in the province, including an investigative unit dedicated to tackling such ...

Avian flu confirmed in dead geese found in Kingston park

Canada geese found dead in a shoreline park in Kingston, Ont., last week had avian influenza, the local health unit has confirmed     ...

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Swine Health Information Center Issues Call for Research Proposals

The Swine Health Information Center has issued a call for research proposals targeting priorities identified in its 2024 Plan of Work     by Bruce Cochrane – Farmscape.ca The Swine…

Minister MacAulay opens Canada’s first-ever Indo-Pacific Agriculture and Agri-Food Office

Canada has strong business and people-to-people ties across the Indo-Pacific region, and the Government of Canada will continue working to create new opportunities for Canadian farmers, producers, and the agri-food…

Ungraded Beef hitting Canadian store shelves

If you have spotted “ungraded beef” at your grocery store recently – it’s not a mystery meat. In fact, officials say it’s completely safe to consume     by Pat…

Canada announces further investment to strengthen global pork sector position

Canada’s pork industry is an economic powerhouse, employing tens of thousands of Canadians and contributing billions to Canada’s GDP     by Canada Newswire As the global demand for pork…

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Canadian Farmers Want Carbon Tax Relief, and What it Means For You

From PEI to the prairies, farmers across Canada are waiting with baited breath to see what will happen next with a private member’s bill that was debated in the House of…

Minister MacAulay announces support for dairy, poultry and egg processors across Canada

Canada’s supply management system is the backbone of rural communities across the country and supports countless Canadian family farms       Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food,…

U.K. walks away from trade talks with Canada

British negotiators walked away from trade talks with Canada Thursday — a dramatic development that taps the brakes on a bilateral trade deal between the two Commonwealth nations that has been…

Minister MacAulay announces nearly $10 million in funding to strengthen local food security

From coast to coast, food banks and community organizations provide vital support and services to address local food security needs and increase access to healthy food     by Agriculture…

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Swine Health Information Center Issues Call for Research Proposals

The Swine Health Information Center has issued a call for research proposals targeting priorities identified in its 2024 Plan of Work     by Bruce Cochrane - Farmscape.ca The Swine Health Information Center is inviting submissions to address 11 of the 36 research priorities outlined in its 2024 Plan of Work. SHIC Executive Director Dr. Megan Niederwerder says 1.1 million dollars is being made available for the 2024 Plan of ...

Minister MacAulay opens Canada’s first-ever Indo-Pacific Agriculture and Agri-Food Office

Canada has strong business and people-to-people ties across the Indo-Pacific region, and the Government of Canada will continue working to create new opportunities for Canadian farmers, producers, and the agri-food sector with key trading partners      While in Manila, Philippines, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, joined Canadian stakeholders, government partners, and dignitaries to officially open Canada's Indo-Pacific Agriculture and Agri-Food Office (IPAAO) and begin a ...

Ungraded Beef hitting Canadian store shelves

If you have spotted "ungraded beef" at your grocery store recently – it's not a mystery meat. In fact, officials say it's completely safe to consume     by Pat Foran - CTV News "Essentially, you're getting a product that is safe to eat, it is edible, but you don't necessarily know what you're getting from a quality perspective," Sylvain Charlebois, senior director of Dalhousie University's Agri-Food Analytics Lab, told ...

Canada announces further investment to strengthen global pork sector position

Canada's pork industry is an economic powerhouse, employing tens of thousands of Canadians and contributing billions to Canada's GDP     by Canada Newswire As the global demand for pork continues to increase, producers need access to the latest research and technologies to ensure they can get their high-quality products to grocery store shelves in Canada and around the world. To support and strengthen the pork sector, today, the Honourable ...

CMC signs joint statement with Meat Institute and Comecarne

To deepen meat industry coordination and government collaboration in Canada, Mexico and the United States, the Canadian Meat Council (CMC), Consejo Mexicano de la Carne (COMECARNE), and the Meat Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that formalizes the three associations’ ongoing work to improve trade, reduce regulatory barriers and enhance information exchange within North America      The organizations also finalized a Joint Statement of Coordination that emphasizes their ...

Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council projects job vacancies will surpass 100,000 by 2030

At a time when Canadian agriculture continues to struggle with a chronic worker shortage, new data from the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) has found that by the year 2030, there will be more than 100,000 vacant jobs to fill in the industry     by Canada Newswire This labour market supply and demand forecast is a study conducted by The Conference Board of Canada, on behalf of CAHRC. ...

US agriculture secretary sees ‘chaos’ in meat market without congressional action on Prop 12

There will be chaos in the U.S. meat marketplace without congressional action on California's Prop 12 law that tightened animal welfare requirements for pork products sold in the state, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said during a congressional hearing     by Leah Douglas - Reuters Proposition 12, which requires pig confinements to be large enough for animals to turn around, was passed by ballot initiative in 2018 and was upheld ...

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