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Dairy Prices during the Pandemic

Pierre Lampron, president of Dairy Farmers of Canada, wrote on November 8th that “The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) recently announced an increase in the farm-gate prices for milk and butter, to be implemented shortly.” He adds, “This increase will not completely...
Dairy Tracing to Improve Canadian Products

Dairy Tracing to Improve Canadian Products

In June 2020, Lactanet Canada and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) announced that DairyTrace, a much-anticipated national dairy cattle traceability program, will be rolled out in the fall of 2020. This program is a framework that allows farmers to not only easily...
How the Canadian Government is Stepping Up for Dairy

How the Canadian Government is Stepping Up for Dairy

The outbreak of COVID-19 has dramatically affected every industry across the globe.  The agriculture industry has been significantly affected due to fluctuating demands and changes in consumer needs. There have been numerous stories of Canadian farmers dumping their...
Sustainability in Dairy Farming

Sustainability in Dairy Farming

Sustainable agriculture is defined by, “the efficient production of safe, high-quality agricultural product, in a way that protects and improves the natural environment, the social and economic conditions of the farmers, their employees and local communities,...