Crop Protection Is Roundup Poisoning Us? By Jean Clavelle

Glyphosate is a herbicide — a type of pest control product used to kill plants. It is the active ingredient in the now infamous...

Study targets ergot’s subclinical effects By: JILL KEOGAN

When a cow's hoofs fall off, it's a tell-tale sign of a serious ergot toxicity problem on a farm. But what if the signs of...

Scott Brown Weekly Livestock Update, November 20th 2017

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets – Ahead of the Holiday week livestock markets took a tumble. Cash...

Could computers be key to controlling AMR? by: MICHELLE PANG

When I made the transition from computer engineering to the field of animal science, I never imagined that one day I might be using...

Farm outreach with a global perspective By Christine Wilkinson

It’s been a long and winding road to get to where I am now. I grew up on a farm in Milton, Ontario.  Yes, Milton...

Can a breast cancer drug benefit cattle? by: Brittany Davis

Can a drug that's proved useful for humans be of value to the beef and dairy cow industry? That's a question Dr. Gregg Adams and...

NAFTA’s potential end is Canada’s greatly needed wake-up call by SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS

Despite Canada’s optimism, NAFTA talks seem to be heading nowhere. Wanting to push back on Mexico’s influence over the American economy, Washington now is...

3 Tips for Swath and Bale Grazing by: Beef Research2

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca We’ll soon see cattle out in fields cleaning up swaths or feeding on bales. If you’re planning to feed your cattle...

AC YELLOWHEAD: SASKATCHEWAN FORAGE STAND DEMONSTRATION by: Marianne Possberg

Through a 10 year study at Brandon, productivity was shown to double on alfalfa-grass mixtures, compared to grass pastures without added fertilizer. The alfalfa-meadow...

Ottawa’s tax changes could kill family farm by SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS

Two things have always been certain: death and taxes. We can now add a third: botching the promotion of a tax reform for political...
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