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Women in Agriculture

Plant-Based Foods of Canada launches

Several key members of Canada's emerging plant-based food industry recently announced the formation of Plant-Based Foods of Canada.

Millions of chickens drown in Florence floodwaters

Catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Florence in the southeastern United States has killed nearly two million chickens, collapsed the walls of at least two hog manure pits, and made stretches of major roads impassable.

CFC creates a young farmers program

The goal of Chicken Farmers of Canada's Young Farmers Program is to bring together young farmers from across the country to learn about how the Canadian chicken industry works, and to share their experiences and knowledge, as well as to identify new leaders in the industry.
Feature articles 
From the editor

From the editor: Promoting chicken in the north

The Chicken Farmers of Ontario’s Artisanal Chicken Program is in its third year. The first of its kind initiative allows growers to produce between 600 and 3,000 birds without buying quota. The program has proven to be a natural fit for producers with mixed farming operations looking to further diversify their income. Al Dam, poultry specialist with Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, met a few such producers during a recent tour of northern Ontario. » Read more
Sustainability strategies

Sustainability strategies

Sustainability has been a topic of discussion globally for quite some time now. It is a term that we have all heard, but what exactly does it mean? How can we responsibly apply this concept to the poultry industry from the ground up? This goal of sustainability forces us to think of the bigger picture, to think globally. However, some of the biggest impacts to sustainability are found on-farm at the producer level. » Read more

PIC Science in the Pub

September 24
Guelph, Ont.
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International Conference on Chemistry

September 27 – 28
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Alberta Livestock Expo

October 10 – 11
Lethbridge, Alta.
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