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Category: Livestock

Poultry Industry Council announces new executive director

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 12, 2019

Ashley Honsberger will be taking on the role of executive director for the Poultry Industry Council (PIC) effective December. “Ashley’s...Read more »

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Canadian pork producers calling resumed trade to China a win-win

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 9, 2019

During the first week of November, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted that Canadian pork and beef exports to China will resume — a good news...Read more »

Don’t misinterpret China’s decision on Canadian meat as improved relations

By: Shaun Haney

November 7, 2019

Canadian farmers have been caught in the crossfire of the strained U.S./China/Canada trade relations. Several crops, such as wheat and peas, have...Read more »

How McDonald’s Canada navigates consumer choice and supply chain demands

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 6, 2019

As the saying goes, if Henry Ford had listened to what his customers wanted, they would have said, “Faster horses.” For Nicole Zeni, that...Read more »

Canadian pork, beef exports to China to resume: Trudeau

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 5, 2019

Although there’s no official statement released on the prime ministers website yet, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tweeted out that Canadian...Read more »

Ontario ag minister concludes trade trip to Japan and South Korea

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 5, 2019

Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ernie Hardeman, is back in the province after leading a trade mission to South Korea and...Read more »

Montana Senator introduces resolution to reinstate COOL

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 3, 2019

As farmers anticipate the ratification of the new NAFTA deal, USMCA, Democrats in the U.S. are seeking changes to the new pact text. Jon Tester...Read more »

Scoring ewe body condition is in the palm of your hand

By: Lyndsey Smith

November 1, 2019

A sheep in full wool can look plump and well-fed, even when they’re quite thin. The only real way to assess body condition is by getting your hands...Read more »

Beef industry Chair to focus on cattle nutrition, health, profitability, and the environment

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 31, 2019

Gabriel Ribeiro has been named as the new Saskatchewan Beef Industry Chair at the University of Saskatchewan (USask). Ribeiro steps in to the role...Read more »

Trouw Nutrition Canada completes purchase of Yantzi Feed & Seed Ltd

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 30, 2019

Livestock feed company, Trouw Nutrition Canada (Shur-Gain) will complete its purchase of Yantzi Feed & Seed Ltd. early next mont. The acquisition...Read more »

Ontario proposes PAWS Act to replace existing animal welfare laws and enforcement model

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 29, 2019

Ontario’s government has released its proposed animal welfare model to replace the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA)...Read more »

What would we do? Pork Council collaborates on ‘what if’ scenario for ASF

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 29, 2019

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) met in Ottawa for three days last week to tackle industry challenges, including the advent of African swine fever...Read more »

Canadian dairy group to advocate on trade, nutrients, and the environment

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 28, 2019

While parts of Canada may have been looking for change, the move to a Liberal minority likely won’t change dairy producer priorities. “I would...Read more »

U.S. cattle-on-feed down one percent, as expected

By: Shaun Haney

October 27, 2019

The United States Department of Agriculture has released its October 2019 edition of the U.S. Cattle on Feed report which showed cattle on feed down...Read more »

Canadian Cattlemen’s set to work with all MPs

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 27, 2019

The Canadian government may have seen some change after the election, but to producer organizations like the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association...Read more »