The USDA has issued it’s first crop progress report of the year.
U-S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says PED has already killed at least 5 million piglets in that country.
Agricultural products grown and produced in Chatham-Kent will now be labeled as such.
Farm Credit Canada Economist J. P. Gervais expects it will take some time before we seen any noticeable expansion in the hog and cattle sectors.
Two hog operations in Bruce and two in Huron have boosted the total number of farms with confirmed PED cases in Ontario to 47.
Organizers of a proposed food hub for the counties of Grey, Bruce, Huron, Perth and Wellington are hoping the food hub will provide a large distribution centre for local producers.
While efforts in eastern Ontario continue to save two agricultural campuses the National Farmers Union warns it isn’t only training that is in jeopardy.
Alltech has created a program for university graduates from anywhere in the world who wish to specialize in the dairy industry.
Listing of agricultural events for Midwestern Ontario beginning April 7th, 2014
Listing of agricultural events for Southwestern Ontario beginning April 7th, 2014