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Covid-19: UN body postpones its flagship climate meet COP26 devastation

The COVID-19 spread has forced the UN body to postpone its flagship annual climate change conference which was scheduled to be held at Glasgow in United Kingdom (UK) in N

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 6:01 pm

NASA releases new global maps mapping groundwater, soil wetness

Groundwater and soil moisture are crucial for irrigation and crop growth  

DowntoEarth 2 Apr 2020 5:54 pm

Practical solutions for seasonal workers critical to getting fruit and vegetable crops planted in time

Its always been important for us as farmers to get our crops in the ground on time in the spring. But its never been more important than it is this year when we are facin 2 Apr 2020 2:52 am

Importance of Seasonal and Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers to Ontario

Ontario farmers are struggling to get skilled international essential labour to help plant, grow and harvest crops for the 2020 season. This is an issue affecting Ontario 2 Apr 2020 2:39 am

Ontario agri-food sector heroes supporting families during COVID-19 outbreak

Over the last few weeks, Ontarians have become used to hearing terms like unprecedented to describe the times were living in. 2 Apr 2020 2:33 am

World hungry for Canadian grain amid pandemic, with shipments abroad rising

Canadian grain is in high demand as shippers try to feed a growing appetite from mills and governments seeking to shore up staple reserves amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 2 Apr 2020 2:28 am

Cannabis company CannTrust Holdings obtains CCAA protection from creditors

CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it has obtained protection from creditors under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act as it works resolve issues related the suspension of 2 Apr 2020 2:09 am

COVID-19 lockdown halts crop damage assessment in Haryana

Heavy rain, hail in first half of March had caused widespread damage to wheat and mustard   

DowntoEarth 1 Apr 2020 4:25 pm

Local food production critical during times of crisis

In a normal year, our family farm would be busy getting ready for spring planting season. That means preparing seeds and fields and getting ready to get crops in the grou 1 Apr 2020 1:02 am

2020 apple crop in jeopardy without essential workers on farm By Brian Gilroy

By Ontario standards, I have a relatively small apple orchard. I grow about a dozen different varieties on 25 acres of land that looks over beautiful Georgian Bay. 1 Apr 2020 12:42 am

CFO introduces 2020-2021 Board of Directors and District Committee Representatives

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) is pleased to introduce the CFO Board of Directors and District Committee Representatives (DCRs) that have been elected by CFO farmer-mem 1 Apr 2020 12:28 am

Introducing Soil Test Manager

Have you ever looked up the official Ontario fertilizer or liming recommendations? Theyre featured in look-up tables in OMAFRA production guides, such as our Agronomy Gui 1 Apr 2020 12:23 am

COVID-19 impacts on the Canadian cattle and hog supply chains

Over the next several weeks, FCC Ag Economics will help you understand the rapidly evolving business environment due to COVID-19. 1 Apr 2020 12:18 am

Government to offer interest sops even if farmers fail to repay till May 31

In order to ensure that farmers do not have to face the situation of paying penal interest and they can continue getting the benefit of short term crop loans at a 4% inte

The Economic Times 31 Mar 2020 11:36 pm

COVID-19: Bihar's standing rabi wheat, maize under lockdown

Delay in harvesting standing crops of wheat and maize on over 7 million ha in Bihar will be disastrous for farmers     

DowntoEarth 31 Mar 2020 7:24 pm

CPE Full Validations Delayed Due to COVID-19 Precautions

The schedule for transitioning from Canadian Quality Assurance to Canadian Pork Excellence will be impacted by efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. 31 Mar 2020 2:10 am

New Emergency Planning Tool Now Available

A new tool is now available to help pork producers create plans for dealing with unexpected or emergency situations. 31 Mar 2020 2:06 am

Genetics, Management, Environment Influence Disease Resilience

A Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine suggests genetics, management and the environment in which an animal is raised will influence its susceptibili 31 Mar 2020 2:00 am

Cooperation, Coordination, Flexibility Needed to Deal with COVID-19

Agri-Food Economic Systems suggests greater cooperation, coordination and flexibility will be needed among governments and industry to minimise disruptions within agricul 31 Mar 2020 1:57 am

Scientists Evaluate Health Benefits of Functional Amino Acids

Scientists working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc are investigating the value of using functional amino acids to improve gut health and increase the productivity and 31 Mar 2020 1:52 am

Governments Announce Extension To Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Deadline

Today, Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit, announced the deadline to apply, reinstate, canc 31 Mar 2020 12:38 am

Truckers Transporting Essential Supplies Granted Exemption

Hours of Service The Government of Saskatchewan is temporarily modifying hours of service regulations for commercial truck drivers in response to COVID-19. 31 Mar 2020 12:34 am

FCI transports 6.71 lakh tonnes of food grains during lockdown

In a fight against COVID19, FCI is working 24X7 to help 81 crore poor people get food. After the lockdown over 6.71 lakh tonnes of foodgrains have been transported throug

The Economic Times 30 Mar 2020 9:24 pm

A joint message from the Ontario chicken industry

Safeguarding the Ontario Chicken Industry against COVID-19 - Were all in this together 28 Mar 2020 12:30 am

COVID-19: Olymel announces measures to support its processing plant workers and feed the country

Due to the gravity of the situation and the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis, Olymel is announcing support measures that will apply to its facilities in 28 Mar 2020 12:27 am

COVID-19 impacts on Canadians working in agriculture and agri-food

Over the next several weeks, FCC Ag Economics will help you understand the rapidly evolving business environment due to COVID-19. 28 Mar 2020 12:22 am

What farmers are reading this week, March 20-27

AOosthuizen, Byline: COVID-19 concerns persisted this week with almost every area of agriculture affected by the virus. Outside of COVID-19 coverage, the

Successful Farming 27 Mar 2020 5:13 pm

How one young farmer changed his nutrient management

Byline: Located near Montello, Wisconsin, Eric Coddington returned to the family farm after college to work alongside his father. Coddington took a hiatus to gain his deg

Successful Farming 27 Mar 2020 2:33 am

Fruit, vegetable mandis expect supplies to normalise by weekend

Authorities and traders are working out meticulous plans to streamline flow of vehicles and people engaged in supplying these essential commodities amidst the nationwide

The Economic Times 26 Mar 2020 4:57 am

Chicken Farmers of Canada Elects New Executive Committee

Chicken Farmers of Canada is proud to announce the election of the 2020 Executive Committee. The Board is a hardworking group of individuals whose commitment to our indus 26 Mar 2020 1:15 am

Grain Farmers of Ontario Thanks the Provincial Government for Recognizing Agriculture as an Essential Service

Grain Farmers of Ontario would like to congratulate Premier Ford on his leadership throughout this public health crisis. 26 Mar 2020 1:11 am

Thinking Outside the Strip One-Pass Manure Incorporation and Seedbed Prep with Strip Till

Ken Hartemink is a hog and cash crop producer just outside St. Thomas, Ontario. Ken wanted to shift away from moldboard plowing his mostly clay-loam ground and move towar 26 Mar 2020 1:08 am

Chicken Farmers of Canada Unveils Brand New Logo

Chicken Farmers of Canada is launching a new logo, one that revitalizes its corporate look and demonstrates, visibly, its ability to adapt and change. 26 Mar 2020 1:04 am

Prime Minister announces support for farmers and agri-food businesses under Canada's response to COVID-19

Canadian farmers and food businesses work hard so Canadians have quality food on their grocery store shelves and kitchen tables. 26 Mar 2020 1:01 am

Africas rare mountain gorillas also at virus risk

As the coronavirus infects more people around the world, Congos Virunga National Park, home to about a third of the worlds mountain gorillas, is barring visitors until Ju

The Times of India 25 Mar 2020 12:01 pm

Food companies temporarily boost employee pay during COVID-19 outbreak

Some of Canada's food processors joined other companies in increasing pay for hourly staff working hard to ensure the country's food supply remains strong during the COVI 25 Mar 2020 12:24 am

A statement from Grain Growers of Canada executive director Erin Gowriluk

On behalf of Canadas grain farmers, we will continue to advocate for more comprehensive business risk management programs to ensure farmers have meaningful support during 25 Mar 2020 12:19 am

Grain Farmers of Ontario Urges Governments to Protect the Food Security During COVID-19 Crisis

Grain Farmers of Ontario, the provinces largest commodity organization, representing Ontarios 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers sees todays announcement 25 Mar 2020 12:14 am

Agri-food industry and government must work together to address pandemic challenges

The Covid-19 emergency creates new risks for agri-food supply chains in Canada 25 Mar 2020 12:02 am

CLAAS Expands Presence in Southern Alberta, Canada

CLAAS dealer Alberta AG Centre will now cover additional territory in the Western Canadian province. 24 Mar 2020 11:55 pm

Alltech launching webinar series during this time of social distancing focused on ruminant and monogastric res..

As COVID-19 has impacted in-person events and meetings, Alltech is launching a webinar series in an effort to maintain social distance and continue to provide the latest 24 Mar 2020 11:48 pm

Storm Internet 'rising to the occasion' for customers at home during COVID-19 crisis

Supplying an essential service is nothing new to Storm Internet Services, and the COVID-19 crisis has the 24-year-old broadband provider rising to the challenge of today' 24 Mar 2020 11:35 pm

COVID-19 outbreak: Rajasthan cumin farmers face tough time finding buyers

Rajasthan's cumin farmers have faced a series of problems

DowntoEarth 24 Mar 2020 10:58 am

Procurement of wheat may be delayed

The procurement process officially commences on April 1 in Northern states as farmers sell their cereal produce in designated mandis to the government agencies at minimum

The Economic Times 24 Mar 2020 4:15 am

Canada Relaxes Travel Restrictions on Temporary Foreign Workers

To minimise potential labour shortages due to COVID-19, the Federal Government has relaxed travel restrictions on foreign workers entering Canada. 24 Mar 2020 12:11 am

Amid COVID-19 Fueled Market Uncertainty Consider Forward Pricing

The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says, amid the market uncertainty being created by COVID-19, forward pricing is an option to consider. 24 Mar 2020 12:07 am

U.S. Pork Sector Calls for Government Action to Avert Labor Shortage Crisis

The National Pork Producers Council is urging government to take action to help to prevent an escalating labour shortage resulting from initiatives to prevent the spread 24 Mar 2020 12:04 am

Genetic Variability of the PRRS Virus Increasing

The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says, while the number of cases of PRRS appears to be decreasing, the genetic variability of the virus respo 23 Mar 2020 11:58 pm

Stick to Existing Marketing Strategies Despite COVID-19

Despite the current market disruptions resulting from the global reaction to COVID-19, HAMS Marketing Services recommends staying the course on existing marketing strateg 23 Mar 2020 11:55 pm

Cargill & Maple Leaf Foods announce pay premiums: UFCW Locals 175 & 633 urges other employers in the food supp..

Cargill Inc. and Maple Leaf Foods announced a premium pay program for employees at their protein processing plants. These programs follow after discussion with the Union 23 Mar 2020 11:45 pm