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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....
15 January 2016
View news from Canada Canada's Emissions from Beef Down Since 1980s
CANADA - Canada’s beef industry continues to improve efficiencies that lessen its environmental impacts, with production of one kilogram of Canadian beef creating 15 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions in 2011 compared to 1981, a new study has found....
04 January 2016
View news from Canada Canadian Beef Exports to South Korea Re-Opened After BSE Case
CANADA - The Canadian meat industry has welcomed the resumption of beef and veal exports to South Korea, which was suspended early in 2015 after a case of BSE....
16 December 2015
View news from Canada CME: Canada's Cattle on Feed Placements Up in November
CANADA - The Canadian Cattle on Feed report has been released by CanFax, so Steve Meyer and Len Steiner discuss the effects on the market....
18 November 2015
View news from Canada New Canadian Agriculture Minister Gets Stuck In
CANADA - Canada’s new Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAuley has been swift to tackle some tough issues that are high priorities for Canadian farmers, writes Angela Lovell....
View news from Canada CME: Canadian Beef Cattle Inventory Declines
CANADA - At the start of 2015, the Canadian beef cow herd totalled 4.4 million head (beef cows plus replacement heifers), down 2 per cent from 2014, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
16 November 2015
View news from Canada What will a Liberal Government Mean for Canadian Agriculture?
CANADA - As the new, majority Liberal Government under Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau (above), gets down to work, the agricultural community is looking forward to more openness and engagement with the industry than it had under the outgoing conservatives,...
22 October 2015
View news from Canada Canada's Markets Reopen to EU Beef, 19 Years After BSE Closure
CANADA - Canada's markets have re-opened to imports of beef from the EU after recognising that BSE risks have fallen....
07 September 2015
View news from Canada Bluetongue Found in Canadian Beef Cattle
CANADA – Bluetongue disease has been confirmed in three beef cattle in Ontario, reports the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports after serology testing....
24 August 2015
View news from Canada Pea Harvest Could Solve Alberta Feed Shortage
CANADA – Cattle on ranches short of feed could be given pea straw in their ration now that harvesting has recently started, suggests an Alberta adviser....
05 August 2015
View news from Canada Canadian Angus Bred to Beat the Heat
CANADA - Cloned animals with white hair and black skin have more chances to overcome sun attacks, a Canadian initiative has discovered. ...
04 August 2015
View news from Canada Conclusion Still Not Reached on Trans-Pacific Partnership
GLOBAL - The recent talks on a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement between countries on the Pacific rim ended without a conclusion, although ministers still say consensus is near....
30 July 2015
View news from Canada Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiators Meet for 'Decisive' Talks
CANADA - Negotiators from across the globe are meeting in Hawaii this week for a 'decisive round' of talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement....
24 July 2015
View news from Canada Beating BRD with Ear Tags
CANADA – There is scope for the feedlots of the future to use ear tags in the early detection of cattle disease, according to early research....
15 July 2015
View news from Canada McDonald’s Canada Moves One Step Closer to Sourcing Sustainable Beef
CANADA - McDonald’s Canada is one step closer to purchasing Canadian beef from verified sustainable sources thanks to a pilot project which has begun on-site verifications of beef operations across Canada....
14 July 2015
View news from Canada New Laboratory to Help Canada Identify Foreign Animal Diseases
CANADA - A new facility that significantly improves Newfoundland and Labrador’s ability to identify and respond to foreign animal diseases was officially opened last week....
29 June 2015
View news from Canada Government Funding for Reducing Spread of Livestock, Crop Diseases
CANADA - The Canada and Manitoba governments are funding two new beneficial management practices (BMPs) to help reduce the risk of spreading crop and livestock diseases between farms and to support more environmentally responsible fuel storage....
 
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