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Category: Livestock

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association call for a price investigation of the Canadian beef market

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 6, 2022

As the large pricing gap continues between cattle producers, feeders, packers and retailers, the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) is now...Read more »

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Hydraulic head holder allows for fluid handling operations

By: Kara Oosterhuis

July 5, 2022

A few years back, Hi-Hog Farm & Ranch Equipment launched a neck extender — but since then, have made some improvements with the launch of the...Read more »

Canadian Cattlemen’s Association celebrates lobbying win over front-of-package labelling requirement

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 5, 2022

The recent collaboration between organizations, producers, and consumers to stop the intended front of package (FOP) labelling of ground meat proved...Read more »

New online tool allows cattle producers to decide how to best test for, and mitigate the spread of, Johne’s disease

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 4, 2022

Johne’s disease can be tricky to detect but with cases on the rise, it’s vitally important that producers are armed with proper knowledge and are...Read more »

Ground meat receives exemption from new federal front of package label requirements

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 30, 2022

Details on Health Canada’s new front of package (FOP) labelling have been released, and the regulations include some welcome news for livestock...Read more »

Federal government opens consultation on National Agricultural Labour Strategy

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 27, 2022

The Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food has launched consultations for input in to a National Agricultural Labour Strategy. Opening June...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Volatility (and confusion) across the markets

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

June 24, 2022

A question for many when they hear about inflation and rising prices is: how does this impact food, beef, and and what are the potential effects on...Read more »

On-farm climate action programs begin to roll out on the Prairies

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 24, 2022

The Manitoba Association of Watersheds (MAW) and Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds are rolling out the Prairie Watersheds Climate...Read more »

New rules for Ontario’s outdoor dogs, including guardian animals, in force July 1

By: Lyndsey Smith

June 22, 2022

If your dog is outside, unattended for more than 60 minutes at a time, the province of Ontario considers your dog one that lives outside. That...Read more »

The Agronomists, Ep 72: Christine O’Reilly and Andre Bonneau on forage management

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

June 21, 2022

It’s time to talk about one of host Lyndsey Smith’s favourite topics on The Agronomists. What is it, you ask? If you guessed forages, you would...Read more »

Focus on carbon insets keeps recognition of environmental good within the cattle industry

By: Lyndsey Smith

June 20, 2022

If you’re tired of hearing about carbon credits or carbon offsets, let’s switch gears and talk carbon insets. A carbon inset credit is equal to a...Read more »

RealAg Politics, Ep 8: Fertilizer sanctions, emission reduction targets, front-of-product labelling, and food security

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 17, 2022

Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of RealAg Politics! Today, co-hosts Shaun Haney and Kelvin Heppner, of RealAgriculture, are joined by a...Read more »

Protecting cattle from heat stress

By: Guest Author

June 17, 2022

Extreme high temperatures are hitting many parts of central North America, increasing the potential for heat stress in cattle, warns Karl Hoppe,...Read more »

Saskatchewan disaster relief fund widens parameters to include producers who gross over $2 million per year

By: Brittany Warner

June 16, 2022

The Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP) has adjusted the eligibility requirements to now include producers who gross more than $2 million...Read more »

Most Canadians still prefer taste of beef to plant-based alternatives, but peer-to-peer food shaming on the rise

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

June 16, 2022

Through the pandemic numerous food perspectives were subject to a shift, with more people cooking at home and grocery scarcity showing up for the...Read more »