WASHINGTON - The American dairy industry is split on the question of Canada's supply-management system as national negotiators get set to hold their first session on agriculture Saturday in North American free trade talks.
OTTAWA - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has issued a final list of designated regions where livestock tax deferral has been authorized for 2016. The deferral is being allowed because of drought conditions in B-C, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.
BOISE, Idaho - Three types of potatoes genetically engineered by an Idaho company to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat, Canadian officials said Thursday.
Ottawa - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), provinces and territories, and members of the livestock industry are promoting #Premises-ID-Week which runs until Sunday.