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The Western Canadian Wheat Growers have made their submission to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s review of the Pest Control Products Act. Canada’s pesticide regulatory system is one of the most robust science-based regulatory systems in the world. Reviews of our regulatory systems should be done on a regular basis to ensure that the systems remain current and strong. On...
Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced that Benoit Basillais has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC), replacing Serge Riendeau.  Mr. Basillais began his career with the CDC as an economist in 2003. He has held various leadership positions with the CDC, and was named Director of Policy and Economics in 2016. He...
The French company Nanolike has opened a new entity in Montreal: Nanolike Canada Inc. This Canadian subsidiary just signed its first deal with Meuneries Mondou, a key player in the livestock feed industry in Quebec. The project consists of equipping 300 feed bins with BinConnect sensors to simplify producers' daily lives. Remote feed inventory management with bins 2.0 From the producer...
The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced over $1 million in funding for SomaDetect Inc. and Vivid Machines Inc. through the AgriScience Program to help producers improve farm management and their bottom line. Across Canada, start-ups focused on agricultural innovations are developing breakthrough technologies to help address farm management challenges. These technological advancements are important to...
Every year, Emergency Preparedness Week serves as an opportunity to remind Canadians of the importance of being prepared for any emergency situation that can occur. Over the past few years, Canada's agriculture sector has faced many challenges, including devastating floods, a historic drought and a global pandemic. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced...
By renewing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the 4R Nutrient Stewardship program Fertilizer Canada, Prince Edward Island Ministry of Agriculture and Land, Prince Edward Island Ministry of Environment, Energy, and Climate Action, Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture (PEIFA), and the PEI Potato Board, showed their commitment to leadership in sustainable agriculture. The MOU helps PEI’s agriculture community...
Green Tech, Division of Groupe JLD Laguë, is now the exclusive sales partner of Fliegl Agrartechnik  in Quebec, Ontario and the Canadian Maritime Provinces. The Canadian agricultural machinery dealer JLD-Laguë has been an active player in the agricultural machinery industry since 1951 and today, with around 400 employees, is one of the largest John Deere representatives in Canada. In their 16 branches...
Kubota Canada today announced three new additions to its robust compact construction lineup – the SCL1000 stand-on track loader, the K008-5 conventional tail swing excavator and the U10-5 zero tail swing excavator. These new product offerings lead the company’s 2022 product rollouts, while further diversifying Kubota’s construction offerings and signaling the brand’s continued commitment and innovation within the compact...
Canada's supply management system is a model of stability which provides a fair price for farmers, stability for processors, and safe, high quality products for Canadians. This system ensures the viability of family farms and is the backbone of rural communities across the country. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary...
Disease outbreak threatens the ability for farmers to maintain their operations, however, innovation is revolutionizing modern agriculture and is playing a key role in addressing agricultural challenges. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of up to $113,575 for Be Seen Be Safe to determine and promote an innovative technology system to...