Friday, March 17, 2023
British Columbia, Canada farmers to get fund support for protection against livestock diseases
A new $5 million fund announced on March 16 in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada, will help BC farmers protect their poultry and livestock from animal diseases like avian influenza, swine fever and foot-and-mouth disease.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Canada not renewing licenses for salmon farms in Discovery Islands, British Columbia
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada announced on February 17 that it will not renew licenses for 15 open-net pen Atlantic salmon farms in the Discovery Islands, located in British Columbia, Canada.
Monday, February 20, 2023
Aviagen showcases breeding for welfare and sustainability at Canada's National Poultry Show
The Aviagen North America team recently met with Canadian customers and industry colleagues on February 8-9 at the National Poultry Show in London, Ontario, Canada.
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Olymel to close two pork plants in Canada
Canadian Pork group Olymel is closing two of its pork-processing factories in Blainville and Laval, both close to Montreal city, as part of its reorganisation plan, Just Food reported.
Monday, January 30, 2023
Canada's University of Saskatchewan gets funding for animal health projects
Early detection of infectious diseases in chickens and developing regional influenza vaccines for pigs are among 28 innovative livestock and forage research projects at Canada's University of Saskatchewan (USask) to be awarded a total of $5 ...
Tuesday, December 27, 2022
US requests third dispute-settlement consultations on dairy quotas with Canada
The US is asking for dispute-settlement consultations on dairy quotas with Canada under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the third time they have done so, following the discovery of areas of "deep concern" and measures inc ...
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Saskatchewan, Canada farmers saw highest crop, livestock production costs in 2021
Farmers in Saskatchewan, Canada, experienced their most expensive crop and livestock production costs in 2021.
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Canada reaffirms support for its fisheries and aquaculture sectors
The Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (CCFAM) reaffirmed its support for Canada's fisheries and aquaculture sectors in a meeting to discuss working together on the development of sustainable aquaculture, managing aquat ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Maple Leaf's Ontario, Canada poultry plant starts production
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. announced that production began on November 28 at its new, state of the art, value-added poultry plant in London, Ontario, Canada.
Friday, November 25, 2022
Canada and Ontario governments invest in biosecurity measures to stop spread of bird flu
Up to CAD 1.5 million (~US$ XXX; CAD 1 = US$) will be invested by the governments of Canada and Ontario state, through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, to support eligible non-supply-managed poultry operations and related agri-busines ...
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Avian flu discovered at commercial poultry farms in Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Avian flu has been detected at seven commercial poultry farms in Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada.
Monday, November 21, 2022
Olymel announces definitive closure of St-Hyacinthe, Canada pork processing plant
Olymel's management has announced the closure of its pork processing plant located on St-Jacques street in St-Hyacinthe, Canada.
Monday, November 21, 2022
New programme to support Canada's pork industry in preparing for ASF possibility
Canada has launched a $23.4 million programme designed to help the domestic pork industry prepare for the possibility of African swine fever (ASF) entering the country.
Friday, November 18, 2022
Canada turns to US corn to feed as cattle as domestic barley feed prices surge
Canadian cattle ranchers have purchased more US corn to feed their livestock as domestic barley prices surge because of high demand, Bloomberg reported.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
New Zealand and Canada dispute over dairy exports
Damien O'Connor, New Zealand's Trade Minister, has accused Canada of "locking out" New Zealand farmers in a dispute over dairy exports that is expected to be resolved by an independent panel, Channel News Asia reported.

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