Biosecurity continues to be a focus for Manitoba hog producers, after three cases of PEDv were found in the province in less than a month.
On Wednesday, the Beef Cattle Research Council and Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) launched the Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) program, offering a voluntary tool for cattle producers to credibly demonstrate the sustainability and care that goes into beef production.
Clinical signs attributed to porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) persisted for several months in a southwestern Ontario farm following an outbreak of PED.
The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) commends Members of Parliament for unanimously passing a motion yesterday to prolong for one year the rail transport provisions enacted temporarily in 2014 under the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act.
Animal-behaviour expert Temple Grandin says cattle handling has improved and that message needs to be better shared with consumers