Trump Targets Canadian Dairy Industry Amid Possible Trade War

U.S. President Donald Trump has made Canada's supply managed dairy sector one of his trade targets in addition to steel and aluminum.

Canada's Associate Ag Critic, John Barlow, says if Canada opened it's borders to more American dairy, our market's not big enough for the U.S. to fix their over supply of dairy by shipping the excess here.  

Read More:

 

June WASDE Report Generally Bullish

There were no big surprises in yesterday's USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report.

Dan Basse, President of Ag Resource Company in Chicago, says the report for June was generally bullish, with declines in U.S. corn, soybean and wheat end stocks.

Read More:

 

Opportunity to Join New Local Food Council

Applications are now open for Alberta’s first ever Local Food Council.

The Council will give recommendations on Provincial policies, programs, pilot projects and initiatives to support the continued growth and sustainability of Alberta’s local food sector.

Learn more by following the link.

 
Proud to Bee a 4-H'er

Over the past five years, 140,000 pollinator-friendly seed packets have been distributed across Canada by 4-H members.

The seed packets contain a diverse mix of perennial and annual wildflowers for pollinators, such as bees, to feed on.

The collaborative effort between Syngenta Canada and 4-H Canada is a way to start conversations about bees, sustainable food, and the agricultural sector.

 

Send your news tips, story ideas and comments to [email protected]

More Ag News

Alberta Cattle Inspection Fee Increased

Alberta's cattle inspection fee will be increasing 25 cents to $1.50 per head. General Manager of Livestock Identification Services Ltd. (LIS), Shawn McLean, says the previous fee producers paid when…

Agriflash Headlines for September 18

The Feds Release List of Regions Eligible for Livestock Tax Deferral There are 21 regions in Alberta eligible for the livestock tax deferral provision for 2018. The Federal Government released the…

Alberta Farm Animal Care to Host Focus Groups Across the Province

Alberta Farm Animal Care is looking for members of the livestock industry to come out to their focus groups being held across the province. Executive Director at Alberta Farm Animal Care, Annemarie…

21 Alberta Regions Eligible for 2018 Livestock Tax Deferral

There are a total of 21 regions in Alberta where producers are eligible for the livestock tax deferral provision for 2018. The initial 2018 list of regions was released by the Federal Government on…

Poultry Technician Course Added to the Green Certificate Program

The Green Certificate Program is adding a new course. "Poultry Technician" joins the list of courses being offered such as beekeeper production technician, cow-calf beef production technician, equine…

Agriflash Headlines for September 17

Jason Kenney Leads Trade Mission to India United Conservative Party Leader, Jason Kenney, will be addressing market access on his six day trade mission to India. Kenney left to India on Sunday,…

Alberta Wheat Commission Looking for Farmers to Guide the Industry

The Alberta Wheat Commission is looking for farmers to guide the organization on behalf of wheat producers. They've opened nominations to fill a Director-at-Large position which represents all five…

Jason Kenney Leads Trade Mission to India

United Conservative Party Leader, Jason Kenney, is heading to India Sunday, September 16 for a six day trade mission. He'll be joined by the UCP Energy Critic, Prasad Panda, and Trade Critic, Devin…

Vintage Tractor Pull a Success!

There were about 30 vintage tractors competing at the High River Agriculture Society last Saturday, September 8. The Curator at the Call of the West Museum, Allan Millard, helped organize the fall…

Railways Outline Strategies During Grain Transportation Roundtable

The Federal Government’s Grain Transportation Roundtable on Wednesday in Saskatoon brought together railways, grain companies, and farm organizations. In the last few years, farmers have seen a real…

OkotoksOnline.com is Okotoks' only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Login