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10 October 2013
View news from Canada Advanced Diagnostics Allow More Precise Use of Antibiotics
CANADA - A Saskatchewan based veterinary consultant says advances in diagnostic techniques have allowed veterinarians to be much more precise with their use of antibiotics in farm animals, according to Bruce Cochrane....
09 October 2013
View news from Canada E.coli Warning in Batches Unpasteurised Canadian Cheese
CANADA - The Public Health Agency of Canada, along with its health and food safety partners, is investigating 25 cases of E.coli O157:H7 illness; 12 in British Columbia, 10 in Alberta and one each in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec....
08 October 2013
View news from Canada Wolves Cause Cattle Losses in Saskatchewan
CANADA – Wolves are causing panic amongst cattlemen in the Saskatchewan region as reports of injured and dead cows rises with wolf sightings....
07 October 2013
View news from Canada Canadian Dairy Commissioner Appointed
CANADA – Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced the appointment of Henricus (Hennie) Bos as a Commissioner of the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC). ...
04 October 2013
View news from Canada Vets Push On-farm Biosecurity
CANADA – Promoting onfarm biosecurity is top of the agenda throughout Canada this week as routine veterinary exams are encouraged as a standard in care....
03 October 2013
View news from Canada Farmers Should Focus on Food When Communicating with Public
CANADA - The executive director of Farm and Food Care Ontario is encouraging farmers to focus on the food they produce when communicating with consumers....
02 October 2013
View news from Canada Canada Assesses Meat Buying from Argentina
CANADA – Argentinian meat processing operators are eagerly awaiting the conclusions of a hygiene review by a Canadian food safety delegation....
13 September 2013
View news from Canada Protecting Livestock from Wildlife
CANADA - New workshops will be held this autumnl to help livestock producers, trappers and hunters work together to better protect livestock from wildlife, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh and Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives...
10 September 2013
View news from Canada Farm Care Conference Set to Deliver Outlook, Codes of Practice
CANADA - Ottawa holds the National Farm Animal Care Conference next month offering attendees the chance to get the latest on Codes of Practice, market place outlooks, communication strategies and leadership opportunities. ...
05 September 2013
View news from Canada Manitoba Cattle Enhancement Levy Ends
CANADA - The Farm Products Marketing Council ended the collection of the voluntary cattle enhancement levy from 1 September. ...
27 August 2013
View news from Canada Maple Leaf to Sell Rendering Biodiesel Company
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods is to sell Rothsay, its rendering and biodiesel business, to Darling International of Irving, Texas. ...
26 August 2013
View news from Canada Investment for Quebec’s Strategic Initiatives in Ag and Agri-Food Sector
CANADA - Gerry Ritz, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and François Gendron, Deputy Premier of Quebec and Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, announced the launch of Growing Forward 2 in Quebec. The bilateral agreement to implement...
View news from Canada Canada Continues to Fight US M-COOL
CANADA - Gerry Ritz, Canadian agriculture minister, has pledged to continue the fight against US Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling, writes Bruce Cochrane....
23 August 2013
View news from Canada Interspecies Research Learns M.bovis Can Spread Through Body
CANADA – Scientists studying mycoplasma bovis in bison for the benefit of the cattle industry have learned that the disease can spread through a bison's body to the vital organs....
22 August 2013
View news from Canada CCA Beef Science 'Cluster' in Sustainability Drive
CANADA – A collaboration of industry experts, scientists and universities is to be led by the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association in a $14 million project to boost beef sector sustainability and competitiveness....
View news from Canada Ag Minister Challenges 4-H Youth to Help Feed a Hungry Planet
CANADA - Canada's next generation of farmers and producers will benefit from continued support from the Harper Government. ...
20 August 2013
View news from Canada Buy Local Programme to Boost Beef Profile
CANADA – The British Columbia public are being given the opportunity to learn about the range of beef products available through the local government’s Buy Local programme....
View news from Canada Alberta Delegation Successful in Kazakhstan
CANADA – Alberta delegates have been successful in generating trade and interest in central Asia, currently valued at CAN$10 million....
14 August 2013
View news from Canada New Vibrio Test Available for Western Canadians
CANADA - A DNA based vibriosis test is the solution to inaccurate tests already available, researchers say. ...
13 August 2013
View news from Canada Guelph Launches Heat Stress App
CANADA - The University of Guelph has launched a free App for measuring heat stress in livestock and poultry. ...
06 August 2013
View news from Canada Maple Leaf Foods Records Loss
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods has recorded a net loss of C$14.7 million in the first six months of the year compared to net earnings of C$20.2 million last year. ...
05 August 2013
View news from Canada Cattlemen Welcome Import Levy
CANADA - The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) has welcomed the introduction of an import levy on cattle of C$1 per head. ...
02 August 2013
View news from Canada Explore Various Options for Addressing Excess Phosphorus
CANADA - The executive director of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative says farmers contending with excess phosphorus now have a range of options, Bruce Cochrane writes....
01 August 2013
View news from Canada Flood Resources for Agricultural Producers
CANADA - As Albertans continue to recover from the worst flooding in our province’s history, the Government of Alberta has been providing resources to help affected Albertans and their communities with the rebuilding process....
View news from Canada Beef Marketing and Promotion Levy to be Applied to Imported Cattle and Beef
CANADA - Canada's agriculture minister has announced a levy charged on cattle marketed in Canada to fund research, market development and promotion will be applied to imported cattle and beef, writes Bruce Cochrane....
30 July 2013
View news from Canada Food Safety Reforms Could Give Agriculture a Competitive Edge
CANADA - Canada's agriculture minister says the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's food safety reforms will help keep food safe for Canadian families and give our agriculture sector a globally competitive advantage, according to Bruce Cochrane....
29 July 2013
View news from Canada Government Support for Agriculture Innovation
CANADA – The governments of Canada and British Columbia have renewed a programme to support the B.C. agri-food industry’s efforts to increase its competitiveness and sustainability. ...
24 July 2013
View news from Canada New Beef Label Could Solve Grass-fed Confusion
CANADA - A beef certification label is now available to distinguish 100 per cent grass-fed beef in Canada....
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