Pilot program seeking dairy farmers

Pilot program seeking dairy farmers

Barriers to employment can be as straightforward as lacking access to transportation or childcare.
A new partnership hopes to make it easier for Manitoba milk producers to hire locally.

By: Shannon VanRaes

Source: Manitoba Co-operator


Wally Smith joins Bothwell Cheese as its new Executive Vice President (CNW Group/Bothwell Cheese)

Former Dairy Farmers of Canada President Appointed to Executive Team at Bothwell Cheese

Bothwell Cheese today proudly announced the appointment of former President of Dairy Farmers of Canada, Mr. Wally Smith as its new Executive Vice President. Mr Smith has been an active leader in the Canadian dairy industry since becoming a full-time dairy farmer in 1985.

By: Bothwell Cheese

Source: PR Newswire



Dairy farmers pay it forward with GEA robots

Wilkridge Farm near Fournier is one of the first dairy operations in Eastern Ontario to install GEA robotic milkers and on a Saturday recently, the farm opened its barn doors to more than 900 people.

By: Louise Sproule

Source: The Review Newspaper



Conservatives say ‘Free the beer’ but not the milk

The federal party’s interprovincial trade critic urges a ‘nuanced approach’ as the Supreme Court hears a key case on economic barriers within Canada.

By: John Geddes

Source: Maclean’s



Dairy support prices stand pat for 2018

‘Small reduction’ noted in cost of milk production.

Source: AGCanada



Canadian government funds Quebec dairy growth

The Government of Canada has kicked in C$382,000 (US$296,000) in nancial assistance to Laiterie de l’Outaouais Inc., a Quebec dairy company.
By: Jim Cornall

Source: DairyReporter



Saputo Inc. Spills the Milk in its Latest Quarter: Time to Sell?

Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP) shares are down ~6% over the past year following a lower than expected profit in an underwhelming second-quarter earnings report. With net income dropping 3.4% on a year-over-year basis, and diluted EPS missing the Street consensus and dropping by a penny year over year, does it still make sense to pay a boring defensive business with a hefty 23.1 price-to-earnings multiple?


U.S. says new nafta must end canadian protection of dairy, poultry, eggs

At the top of the Trump administration’s list of agricultural goals for the new NAFTA is elimination of Canadian tariffs on imports of U.S. dairy, poultry, and egg products — meaning a dismantling of the nation’s supply-management system.

By: Chuck Abbott

Source: Agriculture