Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) has announced $110,291 towards CBS Bio Platforms’ development of enhanced, sustainable feed. RDAR funding will drive research led by CBS Bio Platforms, a leading international feed technology company headquartered in Calgary, to develop processes that release previously inaccessible plant components and make them usable in poultry and swine diets. The… Read More

The B.C. Dairy Association has set up a fund to help farmers impacted by the extreme flooding events of the past week. B.C. Dairy Association is not a registered charity; however, in response to interest from the public it has set up an emergency recovery fund. The association says all funds raised will be used to provide… Read More

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) is calling on the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to expand drought assistance measures that will further safeguard producers into the next growing season. “When producers invest in water infrastructure, their operations become more resilient because they can adapt more efficiently to dry conditions,” says Kelcy… Read More

There are at least 61 poultry farms in the area directly affected by the flooding near Abbotsford, B.C., according to an update from the B.C. Chicken Growers’ Association. At least 20 of these poultry farms in the flood zone raise broiler chickens (for meat), says B.C. Chicken, in a briefing shared with RealAgriculture on Thursday…. Read More

The Ontario government will spend $25 million over three years to strengthen the agri-food supply chain through the Strategic Agri-Food Processing Fund. The funding is designed to “incentivize industry investment in projects that help address the processing capacity shortage and increase the sector’s competitiveness and resilience against future disruptions,” the province says. Lisa Thompson, Minister… Read More