Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), provinces and territories, and members of the livestock industry are promoting #PremisesIDWeek taking place from July 25 to 31, 2017. Read the full Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada News Release.'Livestock premises ID participation strengthens Canadian agriculture'.
ALP has scheduled two nutrition webinars with Dale Engstrom. Dale has an extensive background as a producer, ruminant nutritionist with Alberta Agriculture, sheep industry consultant and columnist for Sheep Canada magazine. Please join Dale and ALP for the following free webinars!
Getting Lambs on Feed & Water. Saturday, August 26, 2017. 11 am - 12 pm.
Feed and Water Testing: Why bother? Saturday, September 16, 2017. 11 am - 12 pm.
On July 21, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) announced details of the new $3 billion federal, provincial, territorial agricultural policy framework. The 'Canadian Agricultural Partnership' comes into effect in April 2018, replacing the current 'Growing Forward 2' program. The new framework will offer opportunities for industry stakeholders focusing on six priority areas: Science, Research and Innovation, Markets and Trade, Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change, Value-added Agricultural and Agri-food Processing, Public Trust, and Risk Management.
View the full news release on the AAFC website.
Glanvac 6 Vaccine [Clostridium Chauvoei-Novyi Type B-Perfringens Type D-Septicum-Tetani-Corynebacterium Pseudotuberculosis (Ovis) Bacterin-Toxoid] is now approved in Canada for use in sheep.