Industry

To transform our food systems we must reimagine how they are financed

“To transform our food systems to end global hunger and be sustainable in a changing world, we must first reimagine how they are financed,” said the President of the International…

Researchers Examine Role of CPV2 in Causing Disease in Pigs

Research being conducted on behalf of the Swine Health Information Center is examining the pathogenicity in pigs of canine parvovirus type-2  by Bruce Cochrane – Reuters Researchers with South Dakota…

Olymel launches new pre-packaging activities following a $30 million investment and 80 new jobs

After a year of work and an investment of over $30 million, the poultry slaughterhouse and cutting plant in St-Damase in Montérégie Est has opened its new pre-packaging facilities  …

Prairie ranchers take stock of summer drought as decisions about culling cattle loom

Cost and availability of cattle feed weigh on ranchers after hot, dry summer  by Tony Seskus · CBC News Pounded by drought and cattle feed shortages, the last few months have been…

BCRC Webinar Series for 2021-2022 in now open for registrations

This year’s webinar series will cover a range of topics including backgrounding, record keeping and grazing plans, all focused on practical, science-based information for Canadian beef producers   We recommend registering…

The Group Export Agri-Food announces the finalists for the 2021 Alizés Awards

The Group Export Agri-Food Quebec-Canada (Group Export) is announcing today, during SIAL Canada, the name of the six finalists for the third edition of the Alizés Awards. Each year, the…

Ontario’s Finest Butcher Competition Sees Record Number of Entries

Six heats faced off on Monday in a showcase of extraordinary knife skills, demonstrating remarkable efficiency from butchers across Ontario   The scores were calculated, and for the first time…

Pork Sector Stakeholders Advised to Think Biosecurity Entering Fall and Winter

The Swine Health Information Center is advising the pork sector to be thinking biosecurity as we transition from summer to fall by Bruce Cochrane – FarmScape.ca As part of its…

USask research: Finding feed solutions for drought conditions

With a history dating back more than a century through five generations of Métis farmers, Megan Wasden has a deep appreciation and connection to the land by James Shewaga –…

Restaurants Canada reveals post-pandemic dining trends

Uncovering consumer confidence and preferences in an ever-shifting market as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, Restaurants Canada is shining a light on what restaurateurs and chefs can expect with the…

Why Canadians are walking away from the meat counter

The cost of living has understandably been one of the current federal election’s top issues. Most major parties have included proposed measures to help Canadians, especially those with less means…

U.S. Takes Steps to Protect Pork Exports from Mainland United States

U.S. Takes Steps to Protect Pork Exports from Mainland United States by Bruce Cochrane – FarmScape.ca The United States is asking the OIE to include Puerto Rico and the U.S.…

Rocky Mountain dry: Canada’s waning water supply sows division in farm belt

Where fly fisherman Shane Olson once paddled summer tourists around in a boat, he now guides them by foot – carefully navigating shallow waters one step at a time by…

Restaurants are key to restoring Canada’s pre-pandemic employment levels

Restaurants Canada is seeking sector-specific support from the next federal government to ensure foodservice businesses can help create a million jobs in recovery and prevent labour shortages from becoming a…

Drought forces North American ranchers to sell off their future

When Canadian rancher Dianne Riding strides across her brown pasture, sidestepping cracks and popping grasshoppers, she has less company than usual by Rod Nickel & Tom Polansek – Reuters Record-setting…

Drought shrinks Canada’s wheat crop to 14-year low, shrivels canola harvest

This years drought has shriveled Canada’s wheat crop to its smallest in 14 years, and its canola harvest to a nine-year low, a government report showed on Monday by Rod…

Drovers Report: ICA Stresses Need for Custom Cattle Feeder Assistance

The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association has sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding the lack of pandemic relief for custom cattle feeders by Anna Hastert – Drovers.com The additional…

What if the United States (and Canada) stopped eating meat?

If North Americans’ gave up meat and other animal products, would that solve our climate crisis?  by Frank Mitloehner – originally published on CLEAR Center Research says no. In fact,…

Survey results point to continued support for Canadian chicken farmers

Government support for the Canadian chicken sector is very popular heading into a federal election, according to a recent survey conducted by Abacus Data for Chicken Farmers of Canada Chicken…

CBC Special Video Report: Manitoba drought forces ranchers to sell cattle in emergency auction

Cattle ranchers in drought-stricken central Manitoba are worried about their future after a lack of hay and pasture forced them to sell off herds at emergency auctions.   CBC News…

Our September Issue

In our September issue we get back to why beef remains strong in today's markets and grocery stores, and deep dive into the CMC's sector priorities, the pork industries election wish list, increased government funding initiatives, tough immigration questions, and Agri-Business expectations for the next federal government, and much, much more!