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Category: News

The Beef Advocacy Program Launched

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 6, 2014

Beef Advocacy Canada has launched its advocacy and education program. Canada Beef and the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) along with...Read more »

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Viterra Supports CIGI with $1 million Investment

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 4, 2014

Viterra Inc. and Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) announced today that Viterra is investing $1 million to support Cigi in its ongoing...Read more »

PEDv Update: CFIA Cannot Confirm Infection Via Feed

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 4, 2014

Although porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) DNA was found in pig feed common to the majority of infected farms that had been found by early...Read more »

Investors Move to Buy Leamington Plant from Heinz

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 28, 2014

It won’t be business as usual, but if a newly-signed deal goes through, there may be at least some business happening at the Leamington tomato...Read more »

First Case of PEDv Confirmed in Manitoba *UPDATED*

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 14, 2014

The Chief Veterinary Office of Manitoba has confirmed and the Manitoba Pork Council has announced that Manitoba’s first case of porcine epidemic...Read more »

Cattle Industry’s Beef Ignored, Farm Bill Signed Anyway

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 7, 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama signed the Bipartisan Agriculture Act of 2013 — The Farm Bill — today at Michigan State University. In the...Read more »

Premier Brad Wall on the Too-COOL U.S. Farm Bill

By: Debra Murphy

February 6, 2014

The U.S. Senate passed the 956 page, $956.4 billion Farm Bill on Tuesday, following last week’s House approval, and is now awaiting President...Read more »

A Challenge to Ontario Farmers: 100+ Neonic Strip Trials Needed for 2014!

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 6, 2014

If farmers want continued access to neonicotinoid seed treatments, they’re going to have to do two things: one, practice a series of beneficial...Read more »

Cam Dahl Will Be the First President of Cereals Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 5, 2014

Cereals Canada announced today the appointment of Cam Dahl as the organization’s first-ever president. The Manitoban most recently headed up the...Read more »

PEDv Update: 5 Confirmed Ontario Farm Cases, 3 Location Confirmations & Vaccine Approvals

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 3, 2014

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) has now been confirmed on five pig farms in Ontario. Testing by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food...Read more »

Improved Reporting, Communication to Ease Grain Logistics Woes

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 3, 2014

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today that the government will take action on recommendations from the Crop Logistics Working Group (CLWG),...Read more »

An Update of PEDv in Ontario: 4 cases Now Confirmed

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 28, 2014

By Bernard Tobin, Ontario field editor This story was originally published on January 28, 2014. For continually updated information click here....Read more »

Western Livestock Price Insurance Pilot Launched

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 24, 2014

A new livestock price insurance program will be available this spring to help cattle and hog producers in Western provinces manage price risks faced...Read more »

Weyburn Inland Terminal Reaches Sale Agreement with P&H

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 24, 2014

Weyburn Inland Terminal’s (WIT) board of directors has unanimously accepted an offer from Parrish & Heimbeker to purchase the...Read more »

First Case of PED Virus Confirmed in Ontario

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 23, 2014

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) confirmed today that porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) was found on a farm in the southwest...Read more »