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October 31, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: 2014 Canadian Poultry Sustainability award winners announced
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Canada’s farm protections remaining hurdle to trade talks: U.S.

Four U.S. cabinet secretaries and a U.S. trade representative are in Canada for six weeks to promote the message of working together and seize the opportunity to transform the next chapter of NAFTA, the TPP, but they want Canada to end “protectionism” a.k.a. supply management. >> Read full article

Olymel expanding its Ste-Rosalie plant

Olymel is investing over $10 million in an expansion and modernization of its poultry processing plant at Ste-Rosalie in St-Hyacinthe. The investment is intended to increase the production capacity of the cooked products facility. >> Read full article

EFO receives Paul Mistele Memorial Award

The Ontario Association of Food Banks has recognized the Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) for it's $250,000 donation with the Paul Mistele Memorial award. >> Read full article

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2014 Canadian Poultry Sustainability award winners announced

Canadian Poultry Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Canadian Poultry Sustainability award. Mr. Levi Hofer of New York Colony (Lethbride, Alberta) is the winner of the table egg category, as well as our overall grand prize winner.

Four Corners Poultry Ltd. (Staffa, Ont.) is the winner of the broiler breeder category. >> Learn More…

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2014 grain corn ear mould and vomitoxin survey

The OMAFRA Field Crops team has completed the survey of the 2014 Ontario corn crop to determine ear mould incidence and the occurrence of mycotoxins in the grain. Survey results indicate 2014 crop to be low in ear moulds and vomitoxin. >> Read full article

Faromor and Val-Co team up

Through VAL-CO, Faromor will now be able offer its clientele solutions for feeding, watering, heating/cooling, flooring, as well as many other industry needs for the poultry and swine sectors. >> Read full article

Maryland poultry farms fined for reporting lapses

Nearly one in five large Maryland chicken farms has been fined recently, state regulators have disclosed, because the growers failed to file information required annually outlining what they did to keep their flocks’ waste from polluting the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Agricultural Excellence Conference

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 to Friday, November 21, 2014
Location: Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, MB

In an increasingly complex and global marketplace, farm managers must be able to access the information, resources and tools to continue to develop their farm business management skills to compete and succeed. >> More Info