Crop Protection Is Roundup Poisoning Us? By Jean Clavelle
Commentaries December 4, 2017
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
Commentaries November 27, 2017
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
Commentaries November 20, 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
Commentaries November 13, 2017
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
Commentaries November 6, 2017
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
Commentaries October 30, 2017
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
Commentaries October 23, 2017
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
Commentaries October 16, 2017
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
Commentaries October 2, 2017
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
Commentaries September 25, 2017
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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