Latin America to defend beef production at UN food summit

Latin American and Caribbean countries, especially big food producers in South America, will join forces to defend the region’s livestock production at a United Nations’ food summit this month amid…
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Germany has another African swine fever case in farm pigs

A third case of African swine fever (ASF) was confirmed over the weekend in farm pigs in the eastern German state of Brandenburg, German authorities said   by Michael Hogan – Reuters…
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Latin America to defend beef production at UN food summit

Latin American and Caribbean countries, especially big food producers in South America, will join forces to defend the region's livestock production at a United ...

USask researchers, SHA, and CHEP Good Food work together to tackle hunger issues in Sask

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers along with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and CHEP Good Food Inc. are working together to better understand the ...

‘Hanging on by a thread’: Canadian canola & wheat farmers hope for rain

Andy Keen's canola crop appears picturesque, bursting with yellow flowers that normally go on to produce pods of valuable seeds. But to Keen's eye, ...

Court Ordered Line Speed Rollback Expected to Force New Pork Plant Construction

An Economist with Partners for Production Agriculture says a court ordered rollback of U.S. pork harvesting facility line speeds will force the construction of ...

Popeyes stockpiles chicken meat ahead of U.S. nugget debut

Popeyes, the fast-food chain that drew attention for its popular fried-chicken sandwich in 2019, is stockpiling poultry as it prepares to launch a new nugget product ...

10 wieners per pack, but only 8 buns per bag. Hotdog council calls for a fix

It's a dilemma frustrated barbecuers have wrestled with for years: why do hotdogs come in packs of 10 while buns come in packs of ...

Shortage of slaughterhouse space costing meat buyers, farmers alike

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TrustBIX blog: The Value of Benchmarking for Canadian Agri-Food Businesses

It’s fair to say that Canada has already achieved tangible sustainability-related results. For example, in 2020, an SDG Index tracking performance of the UN ...

Sizzling house prices put the squeeze on farmland in Canada

Peter Lambrick has been watching the suburban sprawl of Toronto creep closer to his corn fields for years  by Chris Arsenault - Reuters But ...

Join in on Farm Management Canada’s 2021 Annual General Meeting!

All supporters and friends of Farm Management Canada are cordially invited to attend Farm Management Canada’s Annual General Meeting   The AGM that will ...

Outlook for Swine Sector Cautiously Optimistic

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IDTechEx Predicts How Your Food Will be Made in the Future

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Maple Leaf Foods to buy four Saskatchewan pig farms

Maple Leaf Foods is buying four Saskatchewan pig farms in order to increase production at one of their plants   The company will buy the ...

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Latin America to defend beef production at UN food summit

Latin American and Caribbean countries, especially big food producers in South America, will join forces to defend the region’s livestock production at a United Nations’ food summit this month amid…

USask researchers, SHA, and CHEP Good Food work together to tackle hunger issues in Sask

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers along with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and CHEP Good Food Inc. are working together to better understand the historical roots of food insecurity and…

‘Hanging on by a thread’: Canadian canola & wheat farmers hope for rain

Andy Keen’s canola crop appears picturesque, bursting with yellow flowers that normally go on to produce pods of valuable seeds. But to Keen’s eye, it is a disaster in the…

Court Ordered Line Speed Rollback Expected to Force New Pork Plant Construction

An Economist with Partners for Production Agriculture says a court ordered rollback of U.S. pork harvesting facility line speeds will force the construction of new processing plants rather than allow…

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Germany has another African swine fever case in farm pigs

A third case of African swine fever (ASF) was confirmed over the weekend in farm pigs in the eastern German state of Brandenburg, German authorities said   by Michael Hogan – Reuters…

Bibeau statement following Federal-Provincial Territorial Ministers Meeting on Agri Recovery

“Today, I met my provincial and territorial colleagues virtually to discuss many pressing issues facing the agriculture sector, in the lead-up to our Annual Conference in Guelph, Ontario on September…

New Research Chair at USask will help maximize environmental, economic benefits of forage crops

A new Beef Industry Integrated Forage Management and Utilization Chair will be established at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to connect the study of soils, plants, animals, economics, and ecosystems…

Vilsack to Announce $500 Million to Expand Small, Medium Meat Processing Plants

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is expected to announce $500 million in new funds to expand meat processing capacity across the U.S. during a trip to Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Friday. According…

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Latin America to defend beef production at UN food summit

Latin American and Caribbean countries, especially big food producers in South America, will join forces to defend the region's livestock production at a United Nations' food summit this month amid concerns over the sector's environmental impact   by Daniela Desantis - Reuters  Paraguay's farming and livestock minister, Santiago Bertoni, said in a video-conference that the main focus was to counter criticism of animal farming, especially cattle farming for beef, in ...

USask researchers, SHA, and CHEP Good Food work together to tackle hunger issues in Sask

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers along with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and CHEP Good Food Inc. are working together to better understand the historical roots of food insecurity and food sovereignty in the province, and design a path to a more sustainable future    The study will look at various locations in Saskatchewan including urban centres and remote areas among First Nations and Métis communities. “This is an exciting ...

‘Hanging on by a thread’: Canadian canola & wheat farmers hope for rain

Andy Keen's canola crop appears picturesque, bursting with yellow flowers that normally go on to produce pods of valuable seeds. But to Keen's eye, it is a disaster in the making   by Rod Nickel - Reuters Extreme heat and drought has accelerated development of his 1,700-acre (688 hectares) canola crop near Manitou, Manitoba, resulting in flowers appearing weeks early and leaving them vulnerable to shedding petals in the heat ...

Court Ordered Line Speed Rollback Expected to Force New Pork Plant Construction

An Economist with Partners for Production Agriculture says a court ordered rollback of U.S. pork harvesting facility line speeds will force the construction of new processing plants rather than allow increased capacity through improved efficiency   by Bruce Cochrane - Farmscape.ca The Biden Administration has until the end of August to appeal a federal court ruling which took effect June 29 striking down pork harvest facility line speeds allowed under ...

Popeyes stockpiles chicken meat ahead of U.S. nugget debut

Popeyes, the fast-food chain that drew attention for its popular fried-chicken sandwich in 2019, is stockpiling poultry as it prepares to launch a new nugget product at a time of industrywide chicken shortages   by Leslie Patton - Bloomberg News The business, owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc., has been building its frozen-chicken inventory for more than six months, Popeyes Americas President Sami Siddiqui said in an interview. The company wants to be ...

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