by Paul Bootsma
Farmers need to get their story out to the public. The general public is the farmer’s customer and wants to know what farming is like in this decade. Agriculture, like all businesses, has evolved and changed, and today’s farmers are as likely to use a communication device as a shovel or a pitchfork.
Recently, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released an article called Realities of Agriculture in…Continue
Added by CFFO Blog on October 24, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments
Dairy cattle with enhanced immune responses not only have lower incidents of disease, but may also produce more bioactive compounds in their colostrum that are critical to newborn calves and are beneficial in fighting mastitis-causing pathogens, an Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) graduate student has found.
Research has shown that High Immune Responder (HIR) cows have a lower incidence of diseases, such as mastitis, metritis, ketosis and retained placenta. The HIR technology,…Continue
Added by Ontario Veterinary College on October 20, 2014 at 9:52am — No Comments
On Tuesday September 9th, I joined John Payne, Executive Producer of Rogers Cable TV Woodstock for the opening day of the 21st annual Canada's Outdoor Farm Show as his Community Cub Reporter!
It was a great day despite the weather, I learned a ton and had a great time doing it!
Watch part one here: …Continue
Added by Amy Matheson on October 1, 2014 at 11:22am — No Comments