Farmers should sign up for CAFA’s “virtual” Farm Tax & Legal Update 2021

A lot has changed in the past two years for the farming industry. The Canadian Association of Farming Advisors (CAFA) believes it is crucial to keep their members current with…
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Governments Protecting Ontario’s Pork Sector

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing nearly $3 million in three new initiatives as part of a coordinated effort to enhance biosecurity and support the provincial pork sector’s…
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Farmers should sign up for CAFA’s “virtual” Farm Tax & Legal Update 2021

A lot has changed in the past two years for the farming industry. The Canadian Association of Farming Advisors (CAFA) believes it is crucial ...

North American Meat Institute: Meat and Poultry Industry to Assist USDA in Reducing Salmonella Infections

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new national goal of reducing Salmonella illnesses by 25 percent ...

FCC contributes $1.5 million to 88 community projects across Canada

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is giving $1.5 million through its FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 88 community groups across Canada to support rural capital projects ...

Methods for evaluating Feed protein quality for Swine applicable to Human Food Ingredients

Research aimed at improving the evaluation of feed ingredients for swine also has implications for the food industry  by Bruce Cochrane - FarmScape.ca Researchers ...

De Dutch partners with Egg Farmers of Canada to bring Egg Quality Assurance certification to its restaurants throughout western Canada

Egg Farmers of Canada is pleased to announce a partnership with De Dutch who are now featuring the Egg Quality Assurance™  certification mark on ...

Britain makes emergency call for 800 foreign butchers to avoid mass pig cull

Britain will offer six-month emergency visas to 800 foreign butchers to avoid a mass pig cull, it said on Thursday, after farmers complained that ...

Canada faces unprecedented clean growth opportunity in the agriculture sector

Canada faces an unprecedented opportunity to grow the agriculture and agri-food sector, while also advancing its environmental objectives - but current approaches are not ...

Drive Away Hunger shifts approach to give 20 million meals

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is evolving Drive Away Hunger to provide even more food for Canadians in need by engaging the larger agriculture and food ...

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Farmers should sign up for CAFA’s “virtual” Farm Tax & Legal Update 2021

A lot has changed in the past two years for the farming industry. The Canadian Association of Farming Advisors (CAFA) believes it is crucial to keep their members current with…

North American Meat Institute: Meat and Poultry Industry to Assist USDA in Reducing Salmonella Infections

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new national goal of reducing Salmonella illnesses by 25 percent and committed to continue working with…

FCC contributes $1.5 million to 88 community projects across Canada

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is giving $1.5 million through its FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 88 community groups across Canada to support rural capital projects   “The FCC AgriSpirit Fund supports…

Methods for evaluating Feed protein quality for Swine applicable to Human Food Ingredients

Research aimed at improving the evaluation of feed ingredients for swine also has implications for the food industry  by Bruce Cochrane – FarmScape.ca Researchers with the University of Guelph, working…

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Governments Protecting Ontario’s Pork Sector

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing nearly $3 million in three new initiatives as part of a coordinated effort to enhance biosecurity and support the provincial pork sector’s…

U.S. considers faster hog slaughtering based on plant staffing

The Biden administration is considering a proposal that could allow some pork plants to slaughter pigs more quickly if they boost staffing, a union official said, after a U.S. court…

Vietnam agrees to zoning arrangement to allow for safe trade from Canada in the event of an African swine fever outbreak

Canada’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. Mary Jane Ireland, announced that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Vietnam Food Administration have agreed to an African swine fever (ASF) zoning…

Government Interference in Beef & Cattle Markets has Unintended Consequences; Will Cost Producers Billions

In response to a bipartisan request from the House Agriculture Committee, Texas A&M University has completed a comprehensive report on the U.S. cattle and beef markets written by leading economists…

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Farmers should sign up for CAFA’s “virtual” Farm Tax & Legal Update 2021

A lot has changed in the past two years for the farming industry. The Canadian Association of Farming Advisors (CAFA) believes it is crucial to keep their members current with the best farming sector advisory teams and provide fresh perspectives   As such, they are announcing CAFA’s Annual Farm Tax & Legal Update taking place virtually on November 3rd and 4th. CAFA knows how important strategic planning and strategic thinking ...

North American Meat Institute: Meat and Poultry Industry to Assist USDA in Reducing Salmonella Infections

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new national goal of reducing Salmonella illnesses by 25 percent and committed to continue working with USDA and other groups to achieve the shared goal of reducing Salmonella infections   “As an industry, our goal is to produce safe products without exception,” said Julie Anna Potts, President and CEO of the Meat Institute. “The industry has ...

FCC contributes $1.5 million to 88 community projects across Canada

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is giving $1.5 million through its FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 88 community groups across Canada to support rural capital projects   “The FCC AgriSpirit Fund supports projects that make positive changes in rural communities,” said Sophie Perreault, FCC executive vice-president and chief operating officer. “Giving is not just about making a donation. It’s about making a difference. We hope all the community groups that received funding ...

Methods for evaluating Feed protein quality for Swine applicable to Human Food Ingredients

Research aimed at improving the evaluation of feed ingredients for swine also has implications for the food industry  by Bruce Cochrane - FarmScape.ca Researchers with the University of Guelph, working in partnership with Swine Innovation Porc and Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, are evaluating various methods for determining the protein quality of novel pulses for use in grower finisher pig diets. Dr. Kate Shoveller, an Associate Professor with the University of Guelph ...

De Dutch partners with Egg Farmers of Canada to bring Egg Quality Assurance certification to its restaurants throughout western Canada

Egg Farmers of Canada is pleased to announce a partnership with De Dutch who are now featuring the Egg Quality Assurance™  certification mark on their menus within their restaurants throughout British Columbia and Alberta   These efforts demonstrate De Dutch's commitment to sourcing top-quality, local products, produced to high-standards and the importance they place on supporting Canadian farmers and by extension, other local businesses. "The support that De Dutch has ...

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