Latest news from - Agriculture  feed

Latest news from - Agriculture  feed

  1. Small hive beetle appears in New Brunswick

    07.24 / 16:01 - Agriculture 
    An emerging pest in honeybee colonies has made its way into New Brunswick for the first time. The province’s agriculture department last month quarantined 12 beekeepers’ colonies that were in “close proximity” to colonies imported from an Ontario beekeeper to pollinate wild blueberries in the Acadian Peninsula. However, the department…
  2. So long AIM — it was another good run

    07.24 / 15:17 - Agriculture 
    It’s all over now except for the crying, folks. Ag In Motion (AIM) 2017 is history. And really the only crying that might be done, is by the dedicated volunteers and employees of the show who stay on the AIM grounds near Langham, SK for another 10 days to two […
  3. Olymel to expand Quebec sausage plant

    07.24 / 06:51 - Agriculture 
    Quebec meat packing firm Olymel is set to double the production space at the La Fernandiere sausage plant it bought last year at Trois-Rivieres. The company, an arm of major agrifood co-operative La Coop federee, announced plans to spend $8.1 million to double the plant’s area to over 45,000 square…
  4. Chicken farmers to expand phase-out of antibiotics

    07.24 / 01:27 - Agriculture 
    The national body for Canada’s chicken producers has set new targets to phase out preventive use of the antimicrobials deemed next-to-most important in human medicine. Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) on Tuesday announced that, following the “successful elimination” of Category I antibiotics for disease prevention in chickens, its antimicrobial use…
  5. B.C. NDP’s ag critic named ag minister

    07.23 / 10:16 - Agriculture 
    The agriculture critic for British Columbia’s opposition New Democrats will be the minister of agriculture as the party takes the governing reins. Lana Popham, the MLA for the Vancouver Island riding of Saanich South, was named Tuesday as ag minister in Premier John Horgan’s cabinet. Horgan took over as premier…
  6. Ministers agree on new ag funding framework

    07.23 / 07:12 - Agriculture 
    Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial ministers for agriculture have agreed on the bones of a new five-year policy funding framework, committing them to a review of its business risk management (BRM) programming. The ministers came out of three days of meetings Friday in St. John’s with the “key elements” of…