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Third round of compensation now available for Canadian dairy farmers

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced that the third payment under the Dairy Direct Payment Program (DDPP) is now available to producers. The owner of a farm with 80 dairy cows will be awarded compensation in the form of a direct payment of approximately $38,000 each year.


Support for the solidarity of Canadian agriculture in year marked by extreme climate events

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

This year, Canada’s farmers have been hit hard by extreme weather, including the drought across western Canada and in northern Ontario, and the flooding and landslides that struck British Columbia (B.C.). Despite these challenges, many stepped up in solidarity to help their fellow farmers and ranchers from across the country.


First-in-Canada technology bringing new opportunities for Southern Manitoba oat growers

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Today, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Terry Duguid, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced a federal investment of up to $5.1 million for Buffalo Creek Mills to purchase and install first-in-Canada technology as part of its plant expansion in Altona, Manitoba.


Helping Canada’s beef industry meet consumers’ demands for a sustainable product

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Yesterday, during the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) directors meeting in Ottawa, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced nearly $200,000 in support of their Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) program and remote auditing.


Minister Bibeau announces federal support to help pork producers grow their markets and protect against African swine fever 

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Today, during a video address at Le Porc Show, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of more than $4.6 million for three projects to grow the pork industry within Canada and in international markets, and to help farms continue to ensure high levels of safety in the face of the threat of African swine fever. These investments build on Canada’s internationally-renowned reputation as a supplier of high-quality and sustainably-produced pork products.


Federal and British Columbia agriculture ministers host roundtable discussion with representatives of the provincial agriculture and agri-food sector

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Lana Popham, British Columbia’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries held a virtual roundtable with British Columbia.’s agricultural sector yesterday to listen to their concerns following the devastating floods and landslides and to discuss both immediate and long-term support for the British Columbia. agriculture and agri-food industry.


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