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Producers advised to safeguard feed

With early harvest feed grain samples confirming a high risk year for potential feed quality issues, livestock operations and feed mills are advised to take cautionary steps to safeguard feed quality and livestock performance. >> Read full article

Rising concern over drug resistant germs prompts UN response

World leaders are pushing to end the overuse of antibiotics and to encourage the development of new medicines, driven by concern that drug-resistant germs could lead to millions of deaths and undermine the global economy >> Read full article

Connect OnFarm appoints senior on-farm representative

Connect OnFarm has appointed industry veteran Rick Barva as new senior on-farm representative as part of its expanding team servicing customers in Canada and the U.S. Barva joins the team bringing a wealth of experience and relationships, along with a passion for helping farming operations maximize opportunities. >> Read full article

Be somebody - be an agvocate

Agriculture More Than Ever has launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging people in the agriculture industry to lend their voice to the food conversation in Canada.“Be somebody-Be an agvocate” is a multi-faceted campaign that encourages everyone involved in the agriculture industry to be an agvocate by joining social media and having in-person conversations to shape people’s relationship with agriculture. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Susatainability Symposium

Tweet us to WIN!

Are you interested in current sustainability and how they may affect your farm and the Canadian poultry industry? Then tweet us @canadianpoultry and let us know what you think the top poultry sustainability concerns are. You will become eligible to win a FREE registration package to the 3rd annual Canadian Poultry Sustainability Symposium on October 25, 2016 in Red Deer, Alberta.

We will announce winners in next week’s e-newsletter, along with another question.

This event provides an opportunity for all stakeholders in the poultry industry to dialogue and come away with some real food for thought. 
We’ll discuss how housing changes, animal welfare concerns, consumer interest in farming, succession planning and experiences at home, abroad and on-farm are driving sustainability in our sector. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Poultry Service Industry Workshop

October 4-6, 2016
Location: Banff Centre, Banff, Alta. >> More Info