This is the first video in a new series called Farming Forward: Sharpen your soil health expertise with cover cropping, nitrogen management, and advanced grazing, brought to you by the Farm Resilience Mentorship program. Visit farmlearninghub.ca for more! Building soil is about capturing sunlight, keeping plants actively growing, and feeding the soil bugs below through… Read More

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has announced a new loan program to help cattle producers maintain or expand herds in the face of high cattle prices and tight feed supplies. The FCC Replacement Heifer Program is a loan with a maximum two-year period of interest-only and a maximum life of seven years. For this loan, variable… Read More

When it comes time to replace cows in the herd, one of the biggest questions producers face is whether to raise their own heifer calves or buy in bred-heifers or young cows. Kathy Larson, research associate and extension economist at the University of Saskatchewan, recently joined RealAgriculture’s Lyndsey Smith to discuss the factors to consider… Read More

When dairy farmers and staff have free time in their day, what should they do? There’s always tasks waiting to be tackled, says Cattleytics CEO Dr. Shari Van De Pol, but the challenge is often knowing what needs to be done. That’s where the Moo To Do task management system can help. At Canada’s Outdoor… Read More

Canada Beef and the Canadian Beef Check-off Agency have announced that Eric Bienvenue will join the team as incoming president effective Tuesday, October 3, 2023. Bienvenue brings 30 years of experience in the pork and poultry industries to Canada Beef. Current president Michael Young will mentor Bienvenue for a six-month transition period, at which time… Read More

Getting timely access to a veterinarian can be challenging for many livestock farmers. It’s not only a problem for Canadian farmers: a shortage of veterinarians is being felt around the globe, as farmers across the U.S., the UK, and Australia struggle to find health care for their animals, says Dr. Colin Yates, CEO of a… Read More

 

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