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17 October 2016
View news from Canada BIOMIN Recognizes B.R.A.I.N. Award Winner Rudolf Krska at 2016 World Nutrition Forum
CANADA - To the applause of 800 delegates, Dr Rudolf Krska of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) was awarded the biennial B.R.A.I.N. award on the second day of the scientific conference hosted by BIOMIN in Vancouver,...
15 October 2016
View news from Canada BIOMIN Aims to Be Phytogenic Feed Additive Market Leader by 2020 - World Nutrition Forum
CANADA - The World Nutrition Forum 2016 starts today. Over 800 industry professionals, researchers and academics from across the world have travelled to Vancouver, Canada to attend this BIOMIN-hosted event, taking place in the Americas for the first time....
12 October 2016
View news from Canada New Sustainability Strategy for Canadian Beef Industry
CANADA - The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) has devised a new strategy to advance sustainability efforts following a two-year, ‘farm to fork’ study of the environmental, social, and economic performance of the Canadian beef industry....
10 October 2016
View news from Canada Canada Gains Expanded Access to Mexico for Beef
CANADA - The Canadian government has secured expanded market access for Canadian beef and beef products of all ages to Mexico. The expanded access will allow for open trade in beef, and beef products throughout North America....
26 September 2016
View news from Canada Canada Signs New Agreements to Boost Beef Exports to China
CANADA - Canada and China have signed agreements supporting the export of beef, the agriculture and trade ministers have announced....
19 August 2016
View news from Canada Animal Nutrition Advancements to be Showcased at WNC Pre-Conference Symposium
CANADA - Industry experts will share research and expertise on how to leverage tools and ingredients for animal performance and environmental benefits, at the Western Nutrition Pre-Conference Symposium in Saskatoon, Canada, on September 20th....
15 August 2016
View news from Canada Research to Investigate Forage Mixtures for Canadian Climates
CANADA - A large fund has been given to the cattle sector to examine the agronomic and economic potential of new forage mixtures suited to northern climates in Eastern Canada. ...
21 July 2016
View news from Canada Millions Invested in Canadian Beef Promotion Plan
CANADA - The Canadian government has announced an investment of up to CA$6.4 million over three years to help Canadian Beef increase global consumer demand and loyalty for the Canadian Beef brand....
11 July 2016
View news from Canada Taiwan Lifts Ban on Canadian Beef
CANADA - Just over a week after Mexico lifted its remaining import restrictions on Canadian beef, Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare lifted its temporary ban on Canadian beef. The announcement came Friday, July 8, reports Sarah Mikesell. ...
08 July 2016
View news from Canada Canadian Farmers More Stressed, Study Shows
CANADA - Farmers are among the most vulnerable when it comes to mental health, according to a new study from the University of Guelph....
29 June 2016
View news from Canada Mexican Markets Reopen to Canadian Beef
CANADA - The Canadian meat industry has welcomed the resumption of fully normalised trade in beef products with Mexico. ...
28 June 2016
View news from Canada Canadian Cattle Gain Access to Turkish Market
CANADA - Access has been opened for Canadian breeding cattle in Turkey, the Canadian Agriculture and Trade ministers have announced....
20 June 2016
View news from Canada NUTRIAD present at World Mycotoxin Forum
CANADA - International feed additives producer Nutriad was present in Winnipeg (Canada) where the 9th World Mycotoxin Forum (WMF) combined with the 14th IUPAC, to create the world's largest mycotoxin event with the purpose of increasing awareness of human...
View news from Canada New Sustainable Beef Verification Programme Launched in Canada
CANADA - The new Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) scheme was launched on Friday to help producers show retailers and consumers their sustainability credentials....
06 June 2016
View news from Canada What Canadian Cattle Producers Need to Know About Antimicrobial Use
ANALYSIS - The effects would be huge to the cattle industry if antimicrobials were not available for use, said Bryan Thiessen, farm manager at Namaka Farms Incorporated in Canada....
03 June 2016
View news from Canada McDonald’s Concludes Sustainable Beef Pilot in Canada
CANADA - McDonald’s Canada has announced the successful conclusion of its Verified Sustainable Beef Pilot, an industry-first. ...
23 May 2016
View news from Canada BIOMIN Announces 2016 World Nutrition Forum Speakers
CANADA - "The opportunity to bring researchers at the forefront of technology together with leading industry professionals in a scientific forum that stresses networking and the exchange of ideas on this scale in the industry is unmatched," explained...
12 May 2016
View news from Canada Canada Develops Antibiotic Research Strategy for Beef Industry
CANADA - A strategy for antimicrobial resistance research in the beef industry has been developed in Canada, to help make the best use of increased available funding to drive solutions....
10 May 2016
View news from Canada Information Sharing Project Shows Potential Value for Canadian Beef Producers
CANADA - A recent Canadian project to share information from beef carcass data revealed that cattle from an elite breeding programmes were worth $219 a head more than average cattle, writes Angela Lovell....
05 May 2016
View news from Canada Earls Restaurants Reinstates Canadian Beef After Outcry
CANADA - Canadian restaurant chain Earls Restaurants has reinstated Canadian beef on menus after an outcry over its removal from customers and beef producers....
04 May 2016
View news from Canada Cattlemen's Association Stands Up for Canada's Animal Care Rules
CANADA - The Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) has said Canadian animal care regulations and standards are among the best in the world, after Canadian restaurant chain Earls Restaurants switched to US beef suppliers....
29 April 2016
View news from Canada Canadian Restaurant Chain Causes Uproar with Switch to US Beef
CANADA - The Canadian restaurant chain Earls Restaurants has caused controversy by switching to US beef suppliers as part of its new policy on humane sourcing....
14 April 2016
View news from Canada Canada Funds Genomics Research to Help Detect Ag Pests, Diseases
CANADA - Canada has announced $30 million of funding over six years to support advanced research in agricultural genomics to mitigate biological threats to agriculture....
31 March 2016
View news from Canada Canada Funding More Research to Reduce Farm Greenhouse Gases
CANADA - The Government of Canada is investing $27 million to help producers find ways to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from their farming operations, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay has announced....
11 March 2016
View news from Canada Canadian Beef Investment to Enhance Technology Use
CANADA - Agriculture and Agri-food Minister Lawrence MacAulay has announced an investment of over $4 million to the Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) for three innovative projects. ...
01 March 2016
View news from Canada Canadians Eating Scotch Beef Again After 20 Years
CANADA - Consumers in Canada are now enjoying Scotch Beef PGI, one of Scotland’s most iconic foods, for the first time in almost 20 years....
15 February 2016
View news from Canada Livestock Producers Have Opportunity to Reduce Fossil Fuel Use
CANADA - A Minto area farmer says livestock producers have an opportunity to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases by reducing their use of fossil fuels, writes Bruce Cochrane....
27 January 2016
View news from Canada Changes to the Canadian Beef Code Require Pain Control for Cattle
CANADA - As of January 1, changes to the Canadian Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle require beef producers to provide pain control during painful procedures such as castration and dehorning....
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