Category: Dairy

Determining where to cut antimicrobial use for dairy calves

By: Owen Roberts

December 6, 2017

Stock photo, 2015.

All livestock producers have been urged to cut unnecessary antibiotic use, to try to prevent resistant bacteria from developing in their herds and...Read more »

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Ontario providing $24 million to Kingston baby formula facility

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 28, 2017

The Ontario government is investing $24 million in a baby formula production facility being built by a Chinese company in Kingston. Premier Kathleen...Read more »

Canadian farmers, we are better together

By: Guest Author

November 16, 2017

Stock photo. (Debra Murphy, 2016)

Editor’s note: This letter was submitted by Jeff Nonay in response to a column written by Shaun Haney that was published on Nov. 13th. Nonay...Read more »

Hey dairy, what about the rest of us?

By: Shaun Haney

November 13, 2017

It really seems that NAFTA is on thin ice, and this proverbial frozen trade pond seems to be full of cracks. North American agriculture is holding...Read more »

Declining milk powder prices have dramatically affected the U.S. dairy market

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 13, 2017

No matter where you run a dairy farm, the key is to get the milk out of the cow. Canadian and American dairies live under different marketing...Read more »

Dairy School: Limiting mould and mycotoxin problems in your herd

By: Bernard Tobin

November 9, 2017

(Jess Johnson, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)

Mycotoxin and mould growth in dairy feed can lead to lower milk production, poor animal health and reduced profits. This impact on production is not...Read more »

Saputo buys largest U.S. goat cheese manufacturer

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 1, 2017

(Photo by Maryse Tremblay, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0)

Montreal-based dairy company Saputo has announced another international acquisition — the largest goat cheese manufacturer in the U.S. Saputo says...Read more »

Saputo to buy largest Australia milk processor

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 28, 2017

Montreal-based Canadian dairy company Saputo has reached a deal to buy Murray Goulburn Co-operative — Australia’s largest milk processor — in a...Read more »

Why U.S. dairy has more to lose than gain in NAFTA negotiations

By: Shaun Haney

October 26, 2017

Since the U.S. opened the NAFTA talks, and even before that, U.S. Dairy Export Council President Tom Vilsack has been pushing hard for more dairy...Read more »

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 »

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

Umm…what?

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 »

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