Tag: Manitoba Beef Producers

U.S. lifts requirements on Manitoba cattle after 20+ years of bovine TB testing

Ranchers around Riding Mountain National Park in Manitoba reached a long-awaited milestone on Sunday, more than 20 years after the U.S. implemented bovine tuberculosis (TB) testing requirements and restrictions on cattle headed south. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lifted the pre-export testing requirement for breeding cattle and bison coming from Manitoba, as of July… Read more »

$3.1M Committed to Beef and Grassland Management Research in Manitoba

The federal and Manitoba governments on Thursday announced $3.1 million in funding for beef and grassland research in Manitoba. Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn and Member of Parliament Larry Maguire (Brandon-Souris) unveiled the commitment at the Manitoba Beef Producers’ annual meeting in Brandon. Over the next three years, government and industry… Read more »

Flooded Livestock Producers in MB Receive AgriRecovery Help, But Crop Producers Left Out

The federal and Manitoba governments are offering AgriRecovery funding to help flooded livestock producers cover feed and transportation costs. The Manitoba government estimates 75,000 acres of hayland belonging to approximately¬†330 farms around Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipegosis were flooded in May and June. Earlier today, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and… Read more »