Canada’s annual inflation rate slows but remains above Bank of Canada target

OTTAWA, July 28 (Reuters) – Canada’s inflation rate slowed more than expected in June, after hitting a decade-long high in May as the costs of food, transportation and clothing fell, according to data released Wednesday, but some analysts felt it might only be a brief reprieve. Inflation fell to 3.1% in June from 3.6% in […]

Top Reasons for Raising Cattle – Resident Press

Raising livestock can be very beneficial to the environment if done correctly. Having the necessary tools and knowledge can dramatically increase livestock yields and the ecosystem needed to support them. Here are the top reasons for raising livestock for a healthy, self-sufficient farm. Your farm and your livestock can work together If you plan to […]

CSM and Hydrus team up to switch from offshore wind support vessels to hybrid propulsion

CSM Energy, part of the Columbia Group, and Hydrus Engineering have entered into a partnership to assess and modernize Offshore Support Vessels (OSVs) working in the offshore wind industry to transform them into hybrid vessels powered by both battery and solar power. fuel. “The offshore wind market is driven by the shift away from fossil […]

Breeders, hay producers hit hard by drought and heat | New

In the foothills of the Blue Mountains, just down the road from Weston, Oregon, rancher Cheryl Costner observed the mountain range where her feed became brittle and dry in the ongoing drought. Pastoralists across the west with little viable pasture for their livestock are turning to hay markets to supplement their diets, pushing up the […]

Challenging Year to Year: Pork Producers Facing Impact of Drought After Pandemic Challenges on Industry

HURLEY, SD (KELO) – As if the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t weighed enough on the pork industry, producers are now facing challenges posed by drought. Last year there weren’t enough workers to work at the slaughterhouse because of the pandemic. “In my lifetime, I never thought we would see something like this,” said Steve Schmeichel, co-owner […]

Alberta’s crop insurance program adjusted to allow farmers to harvest early for livestock feed

Alberta government officials are working with their counterparts in Ottawa to make changes to the crop insurance program to help farmers cope with the hot, dry conditions that have devastated operations across the province. The low yield threshold will be doubled to allow farmers to use more low-quality crops for livestock feed, helping alleviate feed […]

American ingenuity leads the way

With the intensifying drought conditions in the American West, Southwest and Northern Plains, AFBF designed and distributed a survey to assess the impact of drought on farms and ranches. This Intel Market, the first in a series of articles focusing on drought, summarizes the results of our survey. Upcoming articles in the series will monitor […]

COVID-19 has revealed price gaps between farmers and packers

Dale Oeschger took care of his first cow when he was only 9 years old. That was almost 60 years ago, but unlike some of his peers, Oeschger never left the breeding business. In his decades of experience, as a beef producer in Bay Port and chairman of the Michigan Beef Industry Commission, Oeschger has […]

Opinion: New USDA Rules Give More Bargaining Power to Mid-Size Livestock Farms | Main edition

On July 9, President Biden signed an executive order to strengthen protections for farmers, ordering the USDA to enact new rules aimed at ending the exploitation of ranchers by corporate giants and increasing opportunities for farmers to access markets at fair prices and to reach consumers through farmers. markets and other alternative distribution channels. The […]