Agriculture

Canadian milk in stores showing no signs of avian flu

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has teamed up with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and Health Canada to monitor dairy cattle in Canada for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

Ontario farmers like proposal to improve programs for migrant workers

Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers are welcoming recommendations to resolve systemic labour issues faced by temporary foreign workers.

Orford & Highgate Agricultural Society gate at the fairgrounds. (Photo by Simon Crouch)

Local agricultural society hoping to earn $25K prize

The Highgate District Agricultural Society has been as one of the top three organizations in Ontario and has a chance to win $25,000.

Agriculture Day (Image courtesy of the Kent Federation of Agriculture)

Ag Day donations will go to local food banks

The Kent Federation of Agriculture hope to raise enough to send 1,000 lbs of ground beef to local food banks.

Kent Agricultural Hall of Fame seeking nominations

Nominations are now open for the Kent Agricultural Hall of Fame.

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Canada victorious in dispute with U.S. over dairy import quotas

The clash, centered on tariff rate quotas, marks the second panel in three years to explore American complaints that Canada unfairly favours processors over producers.

Farm technology

OMAFRA announces $25 million for farming technology

The federal and provincial governments are investing $25 million to expand production capacity and improve energy efficiency in the agriculture and food sector.

Kay winning Reserve Champion (L to R in back: Rejean Girard (judge), Gary Brien, Lee Brien, Luanne Brien holding Madison Case, Rihanna Gallagher (Royal Sheep and Wool Ambassador); front: Evelyn Case, Sarah Case (Image courtesy of Brien Sheep)

Local sheep comes up big at the Royal

Kay, a nearly 2-year-old Polled Dorset ewe, successfully defended her title as Reserve Champion at the 2023 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto.

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