A new state-of-the-art dairy concentration facility will be built near Lacombe and Red Deer in 2021, with the capacity to accommodate up to 300 million litres of milk per year. The announcement was made this week at the Alberta Dairy Conference held at Edmonton, Alta. The facility is being dubbed Dairy Innovation West (DIW). It… Read More

Last week, the federal government announced it would be compensating supply-managed dairy producers $1.75 billion over eight years, for market losses expected through the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Much like many industry issues, there are divided opinions and viewpoints on the… Read More

On today’s RealAg Radio show, host Shaun Haney speaks with: Jessika Guse, for the top agriculture news stories of the day; Mike Lee, agronomist from the Ukraine, about the crop conditions they’re facing there along with Russia; and, Tom Koostra, chair of Alberta Milk, to discuss dairy compensation, and what it means for dairy producers…. Read More


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