Manitoba Agriculture reports the excess rain that’s fallen in pockets of all regions of the province has reduced yield potential and added to disease pressure.
The General Manager of Manitoba Pork suggests government can best assist farmers by creating a regulatory climate that allows agriculture to access the resources needed to remain competitive in a global market.
Canadian producers recognize the importance of public perception and see themselves playing a lead role in sharing information about their operations and practices to maintain their social license to operate, according to a recent Farm Credit Canada Vision panel survey.
Manitoba Agriculture hosted consultations with more than 100 stakeholder groups from Manitoba’s diverse agricultural industry today to facilitate discussion around industry strengths, as well as opportunities for improvement and growth.
Farmers at Keystone Agricultural Producers’ advisory council meeting in Brandon yesterday voted to support the Brandon Chamber of Commerce in its efforts to attract a large-scale soybean processing plant to Manitoba.
The General Manager of Manitoba Pork suggests governments needs to balance regulations in a way that allows agriculture to remain competitive while providing comfort to those who buy agricultural products.
Manitoba’s Agriculture Minister estimates the province will be ready to move forward with a Targeted Growth Strategy for Agriculture within the next six to eight months.
The Executive Director of the Canadian Pork Council says the influence Japanese consumers have had on the quality of Canadian pork has benefited the Canadian pork industry in markets around the world, including Canada.
The Canadian Pork Council is applauding the release of proposed legislation to amend the Food and Drug Regulations pertaining to veterinary drugs in an effort to address antimicrobial resistance.