Do you know what to do in the event of a farm emergency?
Until recently, there wasn't data about the mental health of Canadian farmers. Dr. Andria Jones-Bitton and PhD Candidate Briana Hagen of the Ontario Veterinary College are changing that.
Ontario has lent significant support to beef production in the province with a large-scale investment in the construction of a new world-class beef research facility.
The software, known as CATRADER, compiles nearly 10,000 simulations of potential annual hail activity.
CFBA Awards 2016 on page 78. Will Teron of Tacoma Engineers speaks to Better Farming on page 6 - see ‘Code Updates on the Horizon – Changes to the National Farm Building Code are long overdue in the minds of engineers in the industry’.
CFBA Awards 2016 on pages 46 - 48.
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal met with Indigenous partners, local municipalities, livestock organizations and industry in Timmins to discuss the Northern Livestock Pilot project and kick off consultations with stakeholders and communities on supporting viable agriculture in the North.
New wearable technologies for dairy cows monitor individual animal activity to improve farm management and performance.
Competing for rental land to access grazing - beef farmers
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CFBA Member - Food and Farm Care has developed a lending program for farmers to increase awareness of fire safety, potential risks and prevention.
Mental Health - Managing Stress on the Farm, the Family (Mushroom) Farm, Farmer Re-Builds after Barn Fire, Expanding Waste-Free Agriculture,
Canadian leadership in global food production could help drive an economic growth agenda for the country for generations.
Rural Road Safety - A Growing Priority, Dairy Operation Transitions - Family and Technology, Electrical Systems Now More Sophisticated
CFBA Member - Farm & Food Care Ontario and Hamilton-based Harvest Robotics are working together to develop a heat sensing tool farmers can install in their barns to help prevent barn fires.
Over 52,000 farms and 78,000 farmers have a united message for the Provincial Government: freeze urban boundaries now and stop urban sprawl to protect farmland in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH).
Ontario's agri-food sector generates $63 billion in sales to consumers each year, and employs 767,000 people.
Faulty electrical systems cause approximately 40 per cent of farm building fires with a determined cause, making it one of the leading known causes of farm fires.
Poultry Production, Planning Crop Rotations, Satellite Imagery, & Maintenance for Hydraulic Systems.
"This is fully controlled agriculture and allows us to understand plant biology in ways that, as humans, we've never achieved," said AeroFarms CEO and co-founder David Rosenberg, standing in front of rows of kale, arugula, lettuce and other leafy greens.
With low commodity prices farmers are investing in technology that can help them increase yields, but save on crop input costs.