Canadian Beef Sector Urges Resolution on Cargill Labour Dispute

In a news release issued this week, the Canadian Cattle Association (CCA), National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) and Beef Farmers of Ontario, jointly encourage a labour resolution to reopen the…
Read More

Sow Farm Operators Advised to Step Up Biosecurity in Light of Increase in PRRS

The Associate Director of the Swine Health Information Center is advising pork producers, especially those operating sow farms, to be paying particular attention to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome  …
Read More

Read Our June issue!

Canadian Beef Sector Urges Resolution on Cargill Labour Dispute

In a news release issued this week, the Canadian Cattle Association (CCA), National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) and Beef Farmers of Ontario, jointly encourage ...

Sow Farm Operators Advised to Step Up Biosecurity in Light of Increase in PRRS

The Associate Director of the Swine Health Information Center is advising pork producers, especially those operating sow farms, to be paying particular attention to ...

JBS Canada Builds Major Beef DC

JBS Canada has initiated the construction of an C$80 million ($58.2 million) beef distribution center at its Brooks, Alberta location    The groundbreaking ceremony, ...

Finest Sausage & Meats Announce Passing of Founders – Guenter and Ute Lotzmann

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Guenter Lotzmann (86) on May 2, 2024, and Ute Lotzmann (78) on ...

Rival pork exporters could benefit from China-EU trade tensions

Pork suppliers from South America and the United States could gain market share in China if Beijing restricts imports from the European Union in ...

Calgary Cargill workers reach unanimous decision to strike

The union that represents workers at a Cargill plant in Calgary says it has "made history" with a vote that could see them walk ...

FCC Report: Economic headwinds for the agricultural equipment market

The Canadian agricultural equipment manufacturing sector experienced softer sales through the first quarter this year   By Leigh Anderson - Farm Credit Canada (FCC) ...

Canada is reviewing the TFWP as Agri-businesses want streamlined processes and more flexibility to stay competitive

As Ottawa is looking to overhaul its Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program, most agri-businesses (59%) say they would be in favour of a multi-employer ...

Minister MacAulay announces support to advance genetic evaluation of Canadian cattle

The Canadian cattle industry is one of the country’s largest industries and a major economic driver    Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, ...

Rewarding farmers for regenerative agriculture is critical for de-carbonising the food sector

The food sector is one of the biggest contributors to the climate and nature crises. The way we grow, distribute, consume and dispose of ...

Stay Up to Date with the Latest Meat Business News

Subscribe to the MeatBusinessPro Newsletter

Industry

Canadian Beef Sector Urges Resolution on Cargill Labour Dispute

In a news release issued this week, the Canadian Cattle Association (CCA), National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) and Beef Farmers of Ontario, jointly encourage a labour resolution to reopen the…

Sow Farm Operators Advised to Step Up Biosecurity in Light of Increase in PRRS

The Associate Director of the Swine Health Information Center is advising pork producers, especially those operating sow farms, to be paying particular attention to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome  …

JBS Canada Builds Major Beef DC

JBS Canada has initiated the construction of an C$80 million ($58.2 million) beef distribution center at its Brooks, Alberta location    The groundbreaking ceremony, held recently, was attended by local…

Finest Sausage & Meats Announce Passing of Founders – Guenter and Ute Lotzmann

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Guenter Lotzmann (86) on May 2, 2024, and Ute Lotzmann (78) on May 4, 2024, while on vacation…

Politics & Science

MacAulay announces re-appointment to Farm Products Council of Canada

Minister MacAulay announced the re-appointment of Morgan Moore as a Member of the Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)    Mr. Moore is a farmer and has a cow/calf and…

Minister MacAulay announces early list of Livestock Tax Deferral regions for 2024

The effects of climate change are having a direct and severe impact on farmers and their ability to earn a stable income    To provide producers with more certainty heading…

CCA Budget Reaction: Budget 2024 sends a positive indicator that meaningful changes are coming to Livestock Tax Deferral

On behalf of beef producers, the Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) is cautiously optimistic that the Government recognized the Livestock Tax Deferral’s effectiveness in providing relief for producers in Budget 2024…

CFIB Budget Comment: Capital gains and $2.5 billion in carbon tax rebates for small firms

The 2024 budget changes on capital gains will create many winners and losers among Canada’s entrepreneurs, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). CFIB notes important budget progress…

Our June 2024 Issue

In our June 2024 issue we feature Beef on the Brink, Meat Sector’s call to keep food prices affordable, Beef Sustainability sourcing, the World Steak Challenge, CFIN’s Highlights Innovations, Temporary Foreign Workers, and much more!

 

Our Digital Media Kit

Our Buyer's Guide

Meat Business Pro Q & A's

The Future of Cultivated Meat

Meat Business Pro spoke recently with Dana McCauley, CEO of the Canadian Food Innovation Network (CFIN), one of this country’s top food industry experts.  Our discussion focused on the status…

Q&A: Meena Sankaran and the Ketos Solution

With increased droughts decimating herds and ravaging what previously had been fertile crop lands, water sustainability and resiliency has never been more important. For Ketos CEO, Meena Sankaran, clean water…

Video

youtube-video-thumbnail

Subscribe to the Meat Business Pro Newsletter

Recent Articles

Canadian Beef Sector Urges Resolution on Cargill Labour Dispute

In a news release issued this week, the Canadian Cattle Association (CCA), National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) and Beef Farmers of Ontario, jointly encourage a labour resolution to reopen the Cargill Dunlop facility   Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) The beef sector in Canada relies on a resilient processing industry across the country and the impacts of this strike are significantly impacting beef producers in eastern Canada. “Canadian beef producers rely ...

Sow Farm Operators Advised to Step Up Biosecurity in Light of Increase in PRRS

The Associate Director of the Swine Health Information Center is advising pork producers, especially those operating sow farms, to be paying particular attention to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome   by Bruce Cochrane - Farmscape.ca The Swine Health Information Center's June domestic swine disease monitoring report, released as part of its monthly eNewsletter indicates PRRS virus positivity remains at high levels in the wean-to-market category, with 41 percent of submissions ...

JBS Canada Builds Major Beef DC

JBS Canada has initiated the construction of an C$80 million ($58.2 million) beef distribution center at its Brooks, Alberta location    The groundbreaking ceremony, held recently, was attended by local and national officials, as well as JBS executives, emphasizing the significance of this venture. President of JBS Canada, Celio Fritche, acknowledged the pivotal role of the workforce in facilitating such a substantial investment. He expressed gratitude for their unwavering dedication ...

Finest Sausage & Meats Announce Passing of Founders – Guenter and Ute Lotzmann

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Guenter Lotzmann (86) on May 2, 2024, and Ute Lotzmann (78) on May 4, 2024, while on vacation visiting family in Germany    Guenter and Ute were married for 57 wonderful years and were devoted to each other in every way. They will be deeply missed by their children: Marika (Svem) and Tania (Shannon) and their grandchildren  Lukas, ...

Rival pork exporters could benefit from China-EU trade tensions

Pork suppliers from South America and the United States could gain market share in China if Beijing restricts imports from the European Union in response to escalating trade tensions, traders and analysts said   By Naveen Thukral - Reuters Russia, increasingly a close trading partner of China that started exporting pork to China in February, could also step up meat shipments.   China's commerce ministry said on Monday it had ...

Calgary Cargill workers reach unanimous decision to strike

The union that represents workers at a Cargill plant in Calgary says it has "made history" with a vote that could see them walk off the job in the coming weeks   By Michael Franklin - CTV News The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 401 (UFCW 401) says workers at Calgary's Case Ready plant have gone without a contract for more than a year and have now voted ...

FCC Report: Economic headwinds for the agricultural equipment market

The Canadian agricultural equipment manufacturing sector experienced softer sales through the first quarter this year   By Leigh Anderson - Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Sales declined 5.1% from the same period in 2023 but remain above historical levels (Figure 1). Our latest projections suggest sales will decline -2.2% this year, a significant revision down from our earlier estimate of an 8.4% increase.   The decline is due to tighter farm ...

Subscribe to MeatBusinessPro