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Hot on the trail of its work with the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) are teaming up to demonstrate their commitment to sustainable beef production and to advance wetland and grassland conservation.
Published in Associations
A new Canadian technology may be an asset to producers in improving livestock transport truck disinfection, according to Mark Beaven, executive director at the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC), a non-profit organization that works on livestock health and welfare solutions.
Published in Applications
Speaking to a room of hundreds of dairy producers, and livestreamed to dairy producers across the country, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food was at the Dairy Farmers of Canada Annual General meeting today where she announced an investment of $11.4 million to the Dairy Research Cluster, led by the Dairy Farmers of Canada. With investment from the industry, the total investment in this cluster will be $16.5 million.
Published in News
Ontario’s dairy farmers are working with veterinarians to boost biosecurity and animal care training in their sector.
Published in Dairy
The Government of Canada will invest $8.3 million for six projects that will help support Canada’s beef industry. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, made the million dollar investment announcement while attending the Calgary Stampede.
Published in Business/Policy
The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) is moving into summer by installing and testing technologies that intercept and remove phosphorus from agricultural runoff. Phosphorus entering the system contributes to the growth of harmful algal blooms in the Thames River and Lake Erie.
Published in News
ReadyQuip JCB is the newest addition to JCB's growing North American dealer network. The new JCB dealership operates from ReadyQuip's premises in Timmins, Ont., to sell and support JCB machines throughout eastern Ontario, including Algoma, Cochrane, Greater Sudbury and Timiskaming.

"For more than 30 years, ReadyQuip has provided customers with innovative construction machines and outstanding service and support," said Mike Larose, vice president of ReadyQuip JCB. "As a JCB dealer, we now represent the brand that invented the backhoe loader, the telehandler and the telescopic skid steer loader. And with more JCB product innovations on the way, we'll be equipping our customers for even greater success."

ReadyQuip was founded in 1986 and is today a full-line construction equipment supplier. As a JCB dealer, the company offers a full range of JCB construction machines, including backhoe loaders, skid steer and compact track loaders, wheel loaders, excavators and telescopic handlers.

In 2015, ReadyQuip invested $1.5 million to expand its 10-acre head office facility in Timmins, which includes a parts and service department, seven-bay workshop and fleet of support vehicles.

"ReadyQuip has built an outstanding reputation with the customers it has served over the past three decades," said Christian Baillie, vice president of Construction Equipment Dealer Sales for JCB North America. "We're excited to work with the ReadyQuip team to offer the productive, reliable and innovative construction machines their customers need to compete and grow in a competitive market"

JCB is the world's largest privately-owned manufacturer of construction, agricultural and defense equipment. From its North American headquarters in Savannah, Georgia, and at 21 other manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom, China, India and Brazil, JCB manufactures a range of more than 300 products for customers in 150 countries. JCB products include Loadall telescopic handlers, backhoe loaders, excavators, wheel loaders, compact excavators, skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, Access aerial work platforms, rough terrain forklifts, and Fastrac tractors.

For more information, visit www.jcb.com.
Published in News
The governments of Canada and Ontario are giving farmers in the province a quicker and easier way to renew their Environmental Farm Plans (EFPs).
Published in News
Through the months of February and March, Top Crop Manager, Fruit and Vegetable, Canadian Poultry, Manure Manager and Potatoes in Canada – the agricultural magazines published by parent company Annex Business Media – polled their readers to find out their opinions on their succession plans and the future of farming in Canada.
Published in News
Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, recently announced an investment of over $6 million to help the Canadian Pork industry harness innovation to boost production, strengthen public trust, and expand markets for Canadian pork at home and abroad.
Published in News
Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Raj Saini, Member of Parliament (Kitchener Centre), recently announced a repayable contribution of up to $10 million to Conestoga Meats under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, AgriInnovate program while visiting the facility today in southwestern Ontario. This funding will increase the Canadian pork industry's productivity, helping the sector to meet growing domestic and global demands for their high-quality, sustainable products.
Published in News
Ontario farm groups strongly disagree with a recent decision to drop charges against a well-known animal rights activist.
Published in News
Vancouver-based Boost Environmental Systems, a company created and staffed by leading University of British Columbia researchers, is in the final stages of proving a new and highly-efficient method for managing livestock manure.
Published in Anaerobic Digestion
While skimming through the latest industry news, a new tech development out of Alberta caught my eye. ManureTracker: a smartphone application for managing manure.
Published in Profiles
Changes are coming to animal care enforcement in Ontario. Earlier this year, the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) announced they would not sign a new contract for their services with the Ontario government. This means that, as of April 1, OSPCA is no longer investigating and enforcing animal cruelty law for livestock and equine on farms in Ontario.
Published in News
Over the last decade, Lake Erie has been struggling with high phosphorus levels. Farming is one of the leading land uses in the Lake Erie watershed, giving agriculture a critical role to play in improving water quality in the lake.
Published in Profiles
The Canadian government recently announced an investment of over $6 million to help the Canadian pork industry harness innovation to boost production, strengthen public trust, and expand markets for Canadian pork at home and abroad.
Published in News
What are the benefits of manure over fertilizer? Jeff Schoenau, professor of soil fertility at the University of Saskatchewan and a professional agrologist, explains.
Published in Profiles
Manure Manager magazine is joining with Annex Business Media's other agriculture publications to conduct a survey to gain a better understanding of the future of Canadian farming.
Published in Profiles
The opportunity to get bedded-pack cattle manure was too good to pass up. But now as the field in front of me is a sea of white with deep drifts, one question arises, "Where is the best location to temporarily store the manure?"
Published in Storage
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