Canadian Beef Industry Conference
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:14:38 GMT
Registration is now open for the second annual Canadian Beef Industry Conference, which is August 15 to 17 in Calgary.
Fusarium Symptoms And Timing Of Spraying
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:13:17 GMT
On a previous program, Kelly Turkington, research scientist with Agriculture Canada, discussed how fusarium head blight is driven by weather conditions.
Weekly Grains And Oilseeds Market Summary
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:12:00 GMT
First off today, as we do every Friday, we get an update on the grains and oilseeds markets.
Southeast Sask Shows Some Different Numbers Than The Rest Of The Province
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:09:50 GMT
With the recent rainfall across the province in the past week, crop development has improved. The warm and wet weather was welcomed in areas that were experiencing moisture stress.
Portage Hosts Second Annual CanolaPALOOZA
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:08:03 GMT
About 200 people attended the second annual CanolaPALOOZA event held Thursday in Portage la Prairie.
MBFI Hosts Tour Near Brandon
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:06:02 GMT
Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives (MBFI) hosted a tour Thursday at its First Street Pasture Site near Brandon.
Day One Highlights From Canada's Farm Progress Show
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:04:34 GMT
Canada's Farm Progress Show opened Wednesday with attendance on par with 2016 numbers. The show's first-ever Women in Ag theme day honoured and recognized the much greater role women are playing in agriculture today.
Day Two Highlights From Canada's Farm Progress Show
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:02:53 GMT
The second day of Canada's Farm Progress Show on Thursday paid tribute to young farmers in Saskatchewan. Attendance was strong but down slightly compared to 2016 given the rainy and windy weather.
Government of Canada wants to hear from Canadians in developing A Food Policy for Canada Online survey asks Canadians what food issues matter to them
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:00:31 GMT
A Food Policy for Canada will be the first-of-its-kind for the Government of Canada, and represents an important step in tackling the opportunities and challenges of Canada’s food system.
30 Years of Pesticide Safety Education
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:10:52 GMT
2017 marks over 30 years of pesticide safety education for Ontario vendors and growers.
T minus 3 months to lift off: Colonel Chris Hadfield to celebrate the Grape Growers of Ontario’s 70th Anniversary at the 2017 Celebrity Luncheon
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:06:54 GMT
The first and only Canadian to ever command the International Space Station is scheduled to bring the marvels of science and space travel to guests as the Grape Growers of Ontario ‘grow into the future’ at the 2017 Celebrity Luncheon.
H Stein : Wheat coproducts vary in protein digestibility when fed to pigs
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:07 GMT
Research from the University of Illinois is helping to determine the quality of protein in wheat middlings and red dog, two coproducts of the wheat milling process that can be included in diets fed to pigs and other livestock.
Minister Leal Building Agri-Food Trade Relations with Illinois and Missouri
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:44:39 GMT
Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, released the following statement after meeting with government and agri-food business leaders in Springfield, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri:
Saskatchewan farm girl graduates high school by herself
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:58:25 GMT
Chelsea Kennedy had a solo graduation ceremony
Ontario hog producer facing animal cruelty charges
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:17:50 GMT
Two instances of farm animal cruelty have occurred recently
New Holland Extends Curling Canada Partnership and Serves as 2018 Canadian Juniors Tournament Title Sponsor
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:45:38 GMT
New Holland has extended its partnership with Curling Canada for another four years, commencing with the upcoming 2017-2018 Season of Champions curling season. In addition, New Holland assumes the exclusive title sponsorship for the Canadian Juniors tournament, renamed the New Holland Canadian Juniors, taking place Jan.
Finding Front Line Workers Biggest Challenge for Agricultural Employers
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:39:50 GMT
The Human Resources and Training Coordinator with Manitoba Pork says the biggest challenge for pork industry employers is attracting front line workers.
Some Weeds Ahead Of Rice This Year
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:59:39 GMT
I went out on a few farm calls in the past week, and have noticed a trend. Due to the unusually wet weather this spring, some of the weeds are already producing seed out in the field! This occurs when the field was moist or wet in the spring, and was not tilled or sprayed prior to planting.
What Is A Biopesticide£
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:50:17 GMT
Biopesticides are classified into three main categories: biochemical, microbials and plant-incorporated protectants.
USA Halting Import Of Fresh Brazilian Beef
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:45:36 GMT
Sonny Perdue announced the suspension because of concerns about food safety.
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