Living Labs initiative in Manitoba nets nearly $6 million in funding

A new initiative, launched within the main watershed zones in Manitoba, will further develop technologies and best management practices to give Manitoban farmers tools to adjust to climate change following a major funding injection announced Wednesday. On behalf of Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, MP for Winnipeg South Centre Jim Carr announced up to $5.9 million for… Read More

It’s tough right now. But guess what? That’s okay.

I’ve been having a difficult time lately — I’m in a bit of a slump, you could say. After some conversations with coworkers and colleagues throughout the agriculture industry, I’m realizing that it’s not just me. The holiday season is a tough time for many. The days are so short. We remember those that we’ve… Read More

Feed additive research will target E. coli infection in pigs

Scientists from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Western University have teamed up with PlantForm Corporation to develop an edible antibody therapeutic that will protect human and animal health by preventing E.coli 0157 infection in pigs. The $150,000, two-year project is supported by OMAFRA through the Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative, which is fed by the five-year,… Read More