U.S. trade chief Tai sees ‘frank and honest’ discussions on North American trade deal

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai’s ‘everything on the table’ approach to trade negotiations and foreign policy relations has been front and centre in the press in recent weeks in her push…
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U.S. pork processor seeks to delay court decision limiting slaughter speeds

U.S. pork processor Seaboard Foods wants to pursue a 10-1/2-month delay to a federal court decision that would force it to slow the speed ...

Canada returns to trade deficit position in March as imports surge

Canada’s trade balance shifted back to a deficit in March following two consecutive months of surplus as imports jumped significantly while exports edged up ...

H1N1 and H1N2 Viruses Represent Low Risk to People

The General Manger of Manitoba Pork says the identification of two rare strains of Influenza virus in humans in Manitoba poses a minimal risk ...

BCRC blog: Resources For Drought Management

Recurring drought is a natural part of the climate in many areas of Canada and creates a challenge when managing grazing and forage resources ...

Restaurant Brands reports Q1 profit and sales up from year ago, beats expectations

Restaurant Brands International Inc., the parent company of Tim Hortons, Burger King and Popeyes, topped expectations as it reported its first-quarter profit and sales ...

Foodservice Concept Wingstop Announces Plans to Open 100 Locations in Canada

Dallas-based fast-casual restaurant chain Wingstop has announced that it will enter the Canadian market with plans for about 100 locations over the next decade. ...

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 ...

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U.S. pork processor seeks to delay court decision limiting slaughter speeds

U.S. pork processor Seaboard Foods wants to pursue a 10-1/2-month delay to a federal court decision that would force it to slow the speed of hog slaughtering at a massive…

Canada returns to trade deficit position in March as imports surge

Canada’s trade balance shifted back to a deficit in March following two consecutive months of surplus as imports jumped significantly while exports edged up slightly, Statistics Canada said by Julie…

H1N1 and H1N2 Viruses Represent Low Risk to People

The General Manger of Manitoba Pork says the identification of two rare strains of Influenza virus in humans in Manitoba poses a minimal risk to humans by Bruce Cochrane –…

BCRC blog: Resources For Drought Management

Recurring drought is a natural part of the climate in many areas of Canada and creates a challenge when managing grazing and forage resources Beef Cattle Research Council ( BCRC…

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U.S. trade chief Tai sees ‘frank and honest’ discussions on North American trade deal

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai’s ‘everything on the table’ approach to trade negotiations and foreign policy relations has been front and centre in the press in recent weeks in her push…

Farmers struggle to break into booming carbon-credit market

When Microsoft Corp made a massive purchase of carbon credits in January, it turned to a relatively new source: farmers who plant crops meant to trap carbon in the soil by…

Watch Video: Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute Tackles Budget 2021

CAPI hosted this discussion Tuesday about the federal budget and its implications for the Canadian agri-food system   The conversation will continue over the coming months and years as the…

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CHAR is a cleantech development and services company that has gained attention in renewable natural gas and agriculture circles with its application of High Temperature Pyrolysis (HTP) to convert low-value…

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U.S. pork processor seeks to delay court decision limiting slaughter speeds

U.S. pork processor Seaboard Foods wants to pursue a 10-1/2-month delay to a federal court decision that would force it to slow the speed of hog slaughtering at a massive Oklahoma pork plant, according to court documents by Tom Polansek - Reuters The second-biggest U.S. pig producer seeks to intervene in the line speed case after a federal judge ruled against a Trump administration policy allowing pork plants to run ...

Canada returns to trade deficit position in March as imports surge

Canada’s trade balance shifted back to a deficit in March following two consecutive months of surplus as imports jumped significantly while exports edged up slightly, Statistics Canada said by Julie Gordon - Reuters Canada’s trade deficit with the world was C$1.1 billion ($892.21 million) in March. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted a surplus of C$700 million after a revised C$1.42 surplus in February. Imports rose 5.5% to their highest ...

H1N1 and H1N2 Viruses Represent Low Risk to People

The General Manger of Manitoba Pork says the identification of two rare strains of Influenza virus in humans in Manitoba poses a minimal risk to humans by Bruce Cochrane - FarmScape.ca On Friday Manitoba's Chief Public Health Officer and Chief Veterinary Officer confirmed two positive human cases, one of H1N1 and one of H1N2 virus and that the cases are unrelated. Cam Dahl, the General Manager of Manitoba Pork, notes ...

BCRC blog: Resources For Drought Management

Recurring drought is a natural part of the climate in many areas of Canada and creates a challenge when managing grazing and forage resources Beef Cattle Research Council ( BCRC ) Although droughts are often unpredictable, they are inevitable, meaning they are often at the back of every producer’s mind. Long-term farm and ranch management must include planning for and consideration of how drought will affect the entire system – ...

Restaurant Brands reports Q1 profit and sales up from year ago, beats expectations

Restaurant Brands International Inc., the parent company of Tim Hortons, Burger King and Popeyes, topped expectations as it reported its first-quarter profit and sales grew compared with a year ago Canadian Press The company, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, says it earned net income attributable to common shareholders of US$179 million or 58 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31. "Restaurant Brands says it earned ...

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