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4 days ago

The Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) board of directors has hired a new chief executive officer (CEO). Denise Hockaday will be joining CFO on August 30, 2021 as the board’s permanent CEO. Hockaday will act as chief advisor to the board, represent CFO provincially and nationally, and provide strategic leadership for the organization, farmer-members, staff, and stakeholders. Hockaday brings a…

4 days ago

The deadly pig disease that has devastated China’s hog herd has been found in the Dominican Republic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. The…

5 days ago

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) says it is taking action to support livestock producers, by releasing the contents of a drought-survival proposal submitted to the provincial and federal governments this…

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The Alberta government announced it will use $4.7 million from the TIER fund through Emissions Reduction Alberta to build a facility in Lethbridge to produce renewable fuel. The Canary Biofuels…

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Manitoba Harvest is partnering with a consortium of industry leaders through Protein Industries Canada (PIC) to develop new hemp and pea varieties with increased protein content, differential starch content, and…

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Lakeland College is set to receive $1 million in federal research funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) in support of smart agriculture technology. The CFI’s College-Industry Innovation Fund…

6 days ago

The Government of Ontario has announced up to $2 million to assist with emergency measures for feed, water, and basic needs for livestock in the Rainy River and Kenora Districts. The…

7 days ago

Drought is having a substantial effect on grain farming and ranching on the Prairies, and recently Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) made changes to how disaster-affected crops can be diverted…

1 week ago

As drought ravages grassland, pasture, hay fields, and grain crops, ranchers are working hard to find immediate feed sources and source feed for the winter. Grazing or haying drought-affected fields…

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Long-time agricultural educator and advocate, Ellen Pruden, will be joining Cereals Canada. “I am pleased to announce that Ellen Pruden will be joining Cereals Canada as our director, communications as…