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00_macLeod_paulIn a news release, Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) Chairman Grant Roy and Holstein Canada President Paul MacLeod (pictured on the right) announced that following in-depth discussion and with the total support of their board members, their organizations will discontinue the current amalgamation plans.

Progressive Dairyman Editor Karen Lee spoke with each of them to learn more about the situation and discover what the future holds for each organization.

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New integrated front loader bale spears available
Incorporating the Euro/global style quick-attach brackets, the new ELB-330 and ELB-340 front loader bale spears from Worksaver, Inc. feature triple bolt-in forged spears.

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Designed for people who want to improve their knowledge and decision-making abilities in dairy production and management, the 30th Western Canadian Dairy Seminar welcomes dairy producers, extension specialists, researchers, and dairy service and supply representatives.

Each year a wide variety of topics are presented ranging from nutrition and reproduction to dairy policy and challenges facing the dairy industry.

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With more than 250 companies exhibiting the latest equipment, products and techniques for the ag business – the Pacific Agriculture Show is the place to be for anyone involved in agribusiness.

Held Jan. 26-28 at the Tradex Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Show times are Thursday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The admission charge is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors, and children under 14 free.

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0112ca_lee_hay_1Widespread flooding across Manitoba wiped out the chance of a hay crop this year and is affecting forage supplies this winter.

According to Glenn Friesen, business development specialist – forages with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives, it is estimated a million acres of farmland were flooded this spring and summer.

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