Category: Dairy

Canada rejecting aggressive demands, while refusing to walk away from NAFTA talks

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 17, 2017

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaking to media at the end of the third round of NAFTA talks in Ottawa.

The tone surrounding NAFTA negotiations certainly turned during the fourth round of talks, which wrapped up Tuesday in Arlington, Virginia....Read more »

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Putting data in the hands of dairy operators

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 16, 2017

A new software platform from Valley Agricultural Software (VAS) gives dairy producers real-time access to critical data and reporting from anywhere...Read more »

UFO with udder delivers milk to children — only in Japan

By: Shaun Haney

October 11, 2017


It can sometimes be difficult to figure out the meaning of a commercial. But not this Japanese milk commercial that was showcased on The Ellen Show....Read more »

U.S. dairy industry seeking export demand relief

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 7, 2017

(Photo by Peggy Greb/USDA)

While margins have been “okay” for most of 2017 thanks to lower feed costs, large milk supplies continue to weigh on U.S. dairy prices and the...Read more »

No mention of dairy yet in NAFTA talks

By: Kelvin Heppner

September 26, 2017

Dairy and supply management have yet to be formally discussed in the renegotiation of NAFTA, with the third round of talks set to wrap up on...Read more »

Dairy School: How to make great corn silage

By: Bernard Tobin

September 26, 2017

What are the keys to making great corn silage? It’s really important to chop the crop at the right time to ensure you get the highest energy level...Read more »

Making more meat with less — ABIC ’17 preview

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 22, 2017

We might be hearing more about plant-based protein and meatless burgers in headlines, but when we look around the world, demand for animal-based...Read more »

Longer strands in ‘Shredlage’ boost cow health, says Claas

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 11, 2017

Photo: Claas

After acquiring ‘Shredlage’ technology from its inventors last year, Claas is emphasizing the cow health benefits of the forage harvesting...Read more »

John Deere accumulator brings strategy to baling

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 5, 2017

A John Deere 560 round baler equipped with a new A520R Plus2 Accumulator carries two round bales behind the baler while the third is made in the chamber. (Photo: Kelvin Heppner, 2017)

John Deere unveiled two models of round bale accumulators and a new series of precutter round balers last week, at the Farm Progress Show (FPS)...Read more »

Building Canadian food and farming attitudes from the ground up

By: Bernard Tobin

August 22, 2017

84 percent of Canadians said they know little or nothing about GMOs in food in a recent Angus Reid poll.

What’s the value of public opinion? That’s a question I find myself asking more often these days. In a democracy, public opinion should matter...Read more »

Dairy Farmers of Canada find friends south of the border

By: Shaun Haney

August 18, 2017

As the clash between the U.S. and Canadian dairy industries escalates in the NAFTA talks, Dairy Farmers of Canada has found some allies in U.S. dairy...Read more »

U of M dairy research receives $1.4 million in gov’t funding

By: Kara Oosterhuis

August 17, 2017

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Minister of Agriculture Ralph Eichler  were at the University of Manitoba’s...Read more »

Why the U.S. dairy industry is demanding more access to Canada — Mike Opperman

By: Shaun Haney

August 15, 2017

Canada has its sacred cow with milk. That’s well known, but what about the U.S. point of view? Why’s the American dairy industry so set on at...Read more »

U.S. dairy industry rejects Canada’s version of dairy trade story

By: Shaun Haney

August 15, 2017

As NAFTA negotiations begin on Wednesday, there’s no question dairy is one of the few agricultural issues where there’s a serious conflict...Read more »

Canadian dairy groups disappointed with Canada-EU cheese import allocation

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 1, 2017

(source: Wikimedia Commons)

Canada’s dairy processors and producers say the federal government has “failed to adequately support its dairy sector” after announcing plans...Read more »