OTTAWA, February 27 - The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) was pleased to hear the announcement by the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food, Lawrence MacAulay, of the Starter Loan Program from Farm Credit Canada (FCC).
The Government of Canada has released the final list of designated regions where livestock tax deferral has been authorized for 2018 due to drought conditions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.
Canadian Sheep Federation Press Release: Ottawa, ON – All tags approved in the Canadian Sheep Identification Program (CSIP) are subject to increased program fees, in keeping with the newly ratified agreement with Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA).
As of December 1, 2018, livestock producers will need a veterinary prescription to access medically important antimicrobials. Due to changes by Health Canada, these antimicrobials will no longer be sold at authorized medicine sales outlets (e.g. farm supply stores). Producers will only be able to access them through veterinary clinics, pharmacies or mixes in feed from commercial feed mills.