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Category: Livestock

CFO welcomes Hockaday as new CEO

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 29, 2021

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...Read more »

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ASF confirmed in the Dominican Republic

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 29, 2021

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...Read more »

Saskatchewan Stock Growers calls for additional drought assistance

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 28, 2021

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) says it is taking action to support livestock producers, by releasing the contents of a...Read more »

Biodiesel and glycerin plant slated for Lethbridge

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 28, 2021

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...Read more »

Federal funds for Lakeland College will go towards smart ag tech

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 28, 2021

Lakeland College is set to receive $1 million in federal research funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) in support of smart...Read more »

Consider pesticide residue restrictions when grazing salvage crops

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 28, 2021

As the drought continues across the Prairies, ranchers and grain farmers are navigating baling and grazing drought-affected crop. There are insurance...Read more »

Ontario announces drought support for livestock producers

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 27, 2021

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...Read more »

Watch for nitrates in salvaged feed

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 26, 2021

As drought ravages grassland, pasture, hay fields, and grain crops, ranchers are working hard to find immediate feed sources and source feed for the...Read more »

Communicating through the whole food value chain: Stan Eby in the hall of fame

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 24, 2021

Ontario beef farmer Stan Eby has dedicated his entire career to improving the cattle industry across Canada, and was recently nominated by Beef...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Drought induces early sales as slaughter numbers skyrocket

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 23, 2021

There’s a lot of ground to cover in this week’s Beef Market Update, including price activity, cut-out value, demand, cash prices, and more. Anne...Read more »

Reviving the Hay West program requires action now

By: Lyndsey Smith

July 22, 2021

In the early 2000s, Canadian farmers from the east helped out those in the west with hay supplies, after the drought of 2002 left very little for...Read more »

$2.6 million in federal funding announced for alfalfa research and grassland carbon offsets

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 19, 2021

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced $2.6 million in federal funding for the Canadian Forage and Grassland...Read more »

USask meat science professor to be honoured with industry and organization leadership award

By: Lara de Moissac

July 19, 2021

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) has announced Dr. Phyllis Shand as the 2021 AMSA Industry & Organizational Leadership Award...Read more »

Lampron re-elected president of Dairy Farmers of Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 16, 2021

Pierre Lampron has been re-elected to a third term as president of Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC). An organic dairy farmer from Mauricie, Quebec,...Read more »

Beef industry groups and Alberta government collaborate on competitiveness study

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

July 15, 2021

The Alberta government is partnering with the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, Alberta Beef Producers, and Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association...Read more »