A Research Scientist with the Prairie Swine Centre says those who have made the switch from stall housing of gestating sows to group housing have been generally pleased with the change.
Farm Credit Canada says trade tensions between the U.S.. and China are going to be a net negative for Canadian farmers in 2018.
Canadian producers need to focus on building resilience into their business to maintain or grow their operations in turbulent times, according to Farm Credit Canada chief agricultural economist.
The Canadian Global Affairs Institute says the global response to U.S. tariffs on imported aluminum and steel is more likely to be effective that if Canada was to respond on its own.
The Canadian Global Affairs Institute suggests despite escalating protectionism in the United States, support within the U.S. for NAFTA remains strong.
Manitoba Agriculture reports very warm weather conditions and rainfall in many areas have significantly advanced crop development over the past week.
The Coordinator of the University of Manitoba’s Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre says over 27 hundred students from school divisions throughout Manitoba visited the facility this school year.
The removal of a federal United States Department of Agriculture requirement that required breeding cattle and bison from Manitoba be tested for bovine tuberculosis pre-export is welcome news to Manitoba Beef Producers.
The Swine Health Information Centre has approved a research project which will examine the risk of transmitting the virus responsible for Foot and Mouth Disease through feed.