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Agriculture bill violates charter rights, animal rights activists say

Ontario's proposed law indented to protect farmers from aggressive protesters.

Details on federal food buyback program coming soon, Bibeau says

Feds to buy surplus food from farmers, redistribute to community groups.

Spike in COVID cases among agri food workers in southwestern Ontario

Provincial effort to test all migrant workers ramped up.
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Feature articles

Putting trees to work on poultry barns

Odours from manure are an unpleasant by-product of livestock and poultry production. But, research over the last decade or so has shown that there’s an effective, natural tool that can help – trees. And it’s a solution that comes with some other benefits, too. » Here’s a look inside....

A berry good solution for antibiotic resistance

Canadian researchers have discovered an antibiotic resistant gene in a strain of Salmonella — but berries might hold the key to a natural solution for birds. The researchers are working with berry extracts to develop a product that could boost poultry immunity and productivity. » Read more...
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Poultry Industry Council Webinar

Before the Crisis: Planning and Preparation for the Unexpected

Peace of mind comes with a little bit of planning and communication with your family and farm team members. How are you preparing for the unexpected? During this one-hour webinar, we will hear from Ontario Pork on how they developed a one stop tool kit for being prepared for an on-farm emergency. We will also hear about how to make your biosecurity more effective by making it user friendly, and an in depth talk from OMAFRA Poultry Specialist talking about lessons learned the hard way. » Register now