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12 April 2018
View news from Canada Important Issues Drive Agenda for Leading Animal Nutrition Conference
CANADA - There's still time to register for the 2nd Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada from 2-3 May in Edmonton....
05 April 2018
View news from Canada Reality Check: How Much Meat do Canadians Eat?
CANADA - A new analysis of Statistics Canada data shows Canadians are consuming moderate amounts of meat. ...
04 April 2018
View news from Canada Agriculture, Agri-Food Canada Announce Canadian Ag Partnership
Canada’s agriculture and food system is a leading producer of high-quality, safe products and a key driver of the country’s economic growth...
23 March 2018
View news from Canada Manitoba Hosts EU Delegation to Promote Trade, Investment Opportunities
CANADA - The Manitoba government is hosting roundtable discussions with representatives from European Union (EU) member states to raise awareness of trade and investment opportunities in Manitoba under the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement...
19 March 2018
View news from Canada Cargill Canadian Beef Sustainability Pilot Yields Positive Q1 Results
CANADA - The first three months of Cargill’s Canadian beef sustainability pilot project yielded encouraging results, proving the model works and demonstrating significant potential to scale the program to deliver a greater volume of certified sustainable...
06 March 2018
View news from Canada 2018 Federal Budget Announces New Money for Trade, Food Safety
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) was pleased to learn of new funding announced in the 2018 federal budget aimed at improving Canada’s trade relationships and, improving CFIA’s food safety system over the next three years....
12 December 2017
View news from Canada China Deal Worth C$20M to Canadian Beef Farmers
CANADA - Alberta beef producers are thrilled at the potential of $20 million in annual growth from a new trade deal with China. ...
08 December 2017
View news from Canada Meat Council Welcomes Expanded Meat Access to China
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) was pleased to learn of the imminent expansion of Canadian meat market access to China. While in China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the expansion of trade with China for the beef and pork sectors....
28 November 2017
View news from Canada New Technique can Detect Impurities in Ground Beef Within Minutes
CANADA - Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found a better way to identify unwanted animal products in ground beef....
03 November 2017
View news from Canada Council Calls for Earliest Possible Completion of TPP
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) released its submission to the Government of Canada pertaining to the "Consultations on Canada's discussions with the remaining members of what was previously the Trans-Pacific Partnership"....
02 November 2017
View news from Canada Canadian Consumers Yearn to Know More About Beef They Eat; Cargill Pilot to Provide Answers
CANADA - Thanks to an ambitious Cargill Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration pilot, by the end of 2018 the company’s customers should be one step closer to providing consumers with beef from operations that have been audited from 'birth to burger'...
17 October 2017
View news from Canada Unresolved Technical Issues Under CETA Being Discussed
CANADA - Canada's Minister of Agriculture says governments and industry are working toward resolving issues that are limiting Canadian pork and beef producers' access to Europe under CETA, Bruce Cochrane reports....
16 October 2017
View news from Canada New Partner Funding for Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security
CANADA - The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security has announced investments in four innovative new projects that focus on advancing food security in Canada....
11 October 2017
View news from Canada Call for Federal Government to Move Ahead with TPP-11
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council says a Trans-Pacific partnership free agreement that excludes the US would be of tremendous benefit for Canadian agriculture, according to Bruce Cochrane....
04 October 2017
View news from Canada NAFTA Renegotiation Expected to Get More Difficult Moving Forward
CANADA - The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute expects negotiations aimed at updating NAFTA to get more difficult when they move into round four next week in Washington, Bruce Cochrane reports....
03 October 2017
View news from Canada Meat Council Hopeful TPP to Move Forward Without US
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council is hopeful the eleven remaining nations involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will find a way to move forward with the trade agreement without the United States, Bruce Cochrane reports....
27 September 2017
View news from Canada Rain Delays Harvest but Improves Conditions for Fall Work
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture reports rain that delayed the harvest across much of the province last week will give crops that have not yet fully matured a final boost and help get fall work moving forward, according to Bruce Cochrane....
25 September 2017
View news from Canada Canadian Meat Industry Notes Entry into Force of CETA
CANADA - While still awaiting the resolution of critical technical barriers, Canada’s meat packing and processing industry noted the provisional entry into force, effective 21 September 2017, of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade...
20 September 2017
View news from Canada Farmers Advised to Adjust to Higher Canadian Dollar
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with FCC is advising farmers to be prepared for the impact of increasing interest rates on the value of the Canadian dollar, writes Bruce Cochrane....
15 September 2017
View news from Canada Saskatchewan Crop Yields Looking Better as Harvest Advances
CANADA - Saskatchewan Agriculture reports crop yields are looking better than had been feared as the harvest moves forward, Bruce Cochrane writes....
14 September 2017
View news from Canada Canada's Ag Well-positioned to Respond to Rising Interest Rates
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with FCC suggests Canadian agriculture is well positioned to withstand increasing interest rates, according to Bruce Cochrane....
13 September 2017
View news from Canada Open Farm Day Offers First Hand Look at Agriculture
CANADA - Manitobans who typically wouldn't have the opportunity to see agriculture first hand are being invited to take in the special events planned as part of Open Farm Day this Sunday, Bruce Cochrane reports....
View news from Canada Researchers Discover New, Abundant Enzyme That Helps Bacteria Infect Animals
CANADA - Researchers have discovered a new class of enzymes in hundreds of bacterial species, including some that cause disease in humans and animals....
11 September 2017
View news from Canada Threats to End NAFTA Expected to Make Negotiators' Jobs More Difficult
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the acting Executive Director of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance says his confidence that the renegotiation of NAFTA will move forward as quickly as desired has slipped....
01 September 2017
View news from Canada Ottawa Urged to Drop Federal Tax Changes for Small Businesses
CANADA - 35 organisations from across the country have come together to form the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness -a unified voice to oppose the federal government's tax proposals that would dramatically change the way incorporated small businesses...
30 August 2017
View news from Canada FCC Projects Strong Growth of Farm Cash Receipts from Livestock
CANADA - Farm Credit Canada reports, based on projected farm cash receipts over the next 12 months, the livestock sector will be the hottest sector in Canadian agriculture with the hog industry expected to lead the way, according to Bruce Cochrane....
28 August 2017
View news from Canada High Incentive to Quickly, Successfully Conclude NAFTA
CANADA - The acting Executive Director of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance suggests there is a great deal of incentive to bring the renegotiation of NAFTA to a quick and successful conclusion, according to Bruce Cochrane....
23 August 2017
View news from Canada Successful NAFTA Renegotiation Could Enhance North American Global Competitiveness
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council suggests a successful NAFTA renegotiation could enhance the competitiveness of Canada, the United States and Mexico in international markets for meat, writes Bruce Cochrane....
 
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