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06 September 2021
View news from Canada On-going drought could spell financial doom for North American ranchers
An in-depth report from Rod Nickel and Tom Polansek from Reuters illustrates the climate troubles facing American and Canadian cattle ranchers....
24 August 2021
View news from Canada Experts at BCRC respond to cattle rancher's drought questions
Canada's Beef Cattle Research Council recently hosted a webinar that allowed beef producers to ask drought-related questions to a panel of nutrition and animal health experts. ...
21 August 2021
View news from Canada Canada unveils new initiatives to support mental health for farming and rural communities
Canada hopes to improve its mental health supports for rural communities with three new initiatives. ...
17 August 2021
View news from Canada Canadian farmers can get federal support to reduce GHG emissions and improve climate resilience
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, launched a call for proposals for the On-Farm Climate Action Fund, a new fund under Agricultural Climate Solutions....
16 August 2021
View news from Canada Canada moves to support cattle ranchers battling wildfires and droughts
Canada increases AgriRecovery funding to $500 million to support farmers facing extreme weather. ...
23 July 2021
View news from Canada Canada takes action to support drought-impacted farmers and ranchers
the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced concrete measures the Government of Canada is taking to deliver the necessary support and resources for producers in areas affected by extreme weather....
21 July 2021
View news from Canada Canada redoubles efforts for sustainable beef production
Alberta’s government and the beef sector are partnering to ensure Canada’s beef industry continues to grow sustainably and remains competitive....
15 July 2021
View news from Canada Farmer-owned biogas plant showcases Canada's push for clean agtech
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, was on site at Coop Agri-Énergie Warwick, the first agricultural cooperative dedicated to the production of renewable energy in Quebec, to highlight an investment of up to $758,243,...
View news from Canada Saskatchewan launches new water protection scheme for cow-calf producers
The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced a new beneficial management practice (BMP) for cow-calf producers under the Farm Stewardship Program....
13 July 2021
View news from Canada Canada's cattle exports hit near 15-year low, but imports are increasing
Canada's year-to-date cattle exports are at one of the lowest levels in 15 years, while imports increase...
25 June 2021
View news from Canada Largest robotic milking research facility in North America to open at University of British Columbia Dairy Center
The University of British Columbia (UBC) Dairy Education and Research Center will become the largest robotic milking research facility in North America with the addition of six GEA DairyRobot R9500 box robots. ...
19 June 2021
View news from Canada Canada ups investment in youth agriculture programs
The governments of Canada and Ontario are developing a program that fosters leadership skills and inspires careers in Canada's agriculture sector....
10 June 2021
View news from Canada Canada to provide support for livestock producers who are contending with dry conditions on pasture
The governments of Canada and the province of Manitoba will provide cattle producers with funding options to address dry conditions on pasture. ...
08 June 2021
View news from Canada Canada to help farmers adopt clean technologies
The Canadian government is helping farmers and agri-businesses adopt clean technologies to reduce carbon emissions as part of the new Agricultural Clean Technology Program. ...
02 June 2021
View news from Canada OIE recognizes Canada as having negligible risk for BSE
Minister Bibeau has welcomed the announcement that Canada is at negligible risk for BSE, saying that Canada has a strong and safe beef production system. ...
29 May 2021
View news from Canada Farm Health Guardian expands team to support US business
Farm Health Guardian welcomes Kyle Thomas to its North American team to support the company’s growth and expansion in the United States....
27 May 2021
View news from Canada Canada launches second half of its $20-million Food Waste Reduction Challenge
At a virtual event on 25 May, Agriculture Minister Bibeau launched the novel technology streams segment of Canada's Food Waste Reduction Challenge, an initiative under the Food Policy for Canada. ...
26 May 2021
View news from Canada US to use dispute settlement mechanism under USMCA for Canadian diary
The United States has requested to use the dispute settlement panel on Canadian dairy quotas under the USMCA trade deal, escalating a simmering trade tension....
21 May 2021
View news from Canada Canada hopes new investment will build public trust in the food system
Canada's Minister of Agriculture, Marie Claude Bibeau, has announced a $244,000 investment to support the CCFI's efforts to build trust and transparency in the country's food system. ...
18 May 2021
View news from Canada US and Canadian trade representatives air concerns ahead of USMCA trade deal meeting
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai discussed a range of trade issues with Canadian Trade Minister Mary Ng on 17 May and emphasized the need for Canada to implement new North American trade deal commitments on dairy and e-commerce shipments, her office...
11 May 2021
View news from Canada Canada selects 24 innovators for its Food Waste Reduction Challenge semi-finals
The 24 semi-finalists for the $20-million Food Waste Reduction Challenge have pitched diverse and high-impact solutions for Canada's food waste issues....
10 May 2021
View news from Canada Canada hopes to create 2,000 youth ag jobs with new program
Canada's Agriculture Minister Marie Claude Bibeau has launched a program that will create 2,000 youth jobs in the farming sector. ...
06 May 2021
View news from Canada Ontario's meat processors get a boost from Canadian Agricultural Partnership
The $7 million investment will help improve production and safety measures in Ontario's slaughterhouses....
01 May 2021
View news from Canada Canadian MP introduces bill to fight food insecurity and climate change
New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament Alastair MacGregor has introduced a bill that hopes to combat food insecurity and climate change by investing in soil health and research. ...
26 April 2021
View news from Canada Canada's 2021 budget to include climate action for the ag sector
Budget 2021 is the Government of Canada's plan to finish the fight against COVID-19 and ensure Canada remains on a robust economic footing - and climate-friendly agriculture is a key strategy. ...
19 April 2021
View news from Canada Serge Riendeau reappointed to Canadian Dairy Commission
Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the reappointment of Serge Riendeau as CEO of the Canadian Dairy Commission for another one-year term. ...
16 April 2021
View news from Canada Canada greenlights funding for livestock producers who were affected by abattoir slowdowns
The Canadian government is providing financial assistance to cattle and hog producers who were affected by the slowdown of slaughterhouses during the COVID-19 crisis in 2020. ...
View news from Canada Canada's migrant farmworkers remain at risk of COVID-19 one year into the pandemic
Migrant farm workers form a critical part of Canada's agriculture labor force, but one year after the COVID-19 crisis began, many remain vulnerable to the disease and could struggle to obtain vaccinations....
 
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