George Morris Center

Type: Organization
Name: George Morris Center
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Farmland values still rising in Ontario but pace of increase slows

by SUSAN MANNDemand for Ontario farmland outweighed supply in most areas and helped to contribute to the average 15.9 per cent increase in value last year, according to Farm Credit Canada’s 2013 Farmland Values report released recently.Most of the increase ... [Published Better Farming - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

What Is Happening or Will Happen to Packing Capacity?

Last week’s news that Quality Meat Packers and an affiliate enterprise, Toronto Abattoirs, filed “Notices of Intention” to submit proposals for re-organization under Canada’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act sent shockwaves through Canada’s – and especially ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Barbeque season blues: Why you'll have to pay more to get pork on your fork

Barbeque season could be tougher on your wallet this year: experts say the price of pork is set to soar."We have never seen prices this high before," says Terry Stemmler, who owns a meat shop in Heidelberg. "Three months ago we would have had side rib ... [Published TheLoop.ca - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 3 reports

Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation Supported Study Indicates Alberta Grain Farmers Can See Increased Revenues With Best Fertilizer Practices

World News: 22:11 GMT Friday 4th April 2014 . [ ]This story CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – April 4, 2014) - A recent study shows that following best practices in fertilizer use under the Nitrous Oxide Emissions Reduction Protocol (NERP) can increase ... [Published SPi World News - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

No easy task to qualify for LCBO kiosk: analysts

On Tuesday, big grocery chains heralded the news : LCBO Express kiosks were coming to select grocery stores.On Wednesday, they were equally enthusiastic, but mum as to which of their locations — if any — fit the explicit terms and geographic limits outlined ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Get ready to pay more for your pork

Putting pork on your fork this summer won’t come cheap.Pig prices have surged into record territory in the past few weeks across North America, including in Ontario, setting the stage for a pricey barbecue season, analysts say.“This is real,” said Kevin ... [Published London Free Press - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

London Swine Conference (LSC) Update

Over the past two days (March 26 and 27) the 14th Annual London Swine Conference “Positioning for Success” was well attended by pork producers, leading researchers and industry representatives in London, Ontario. This unique mix of perspectives provided ... [Published Farms.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pork prices to surge, just in time for BBQ season

A deadly disease is playing havoc with pig producers across North America at the moment, wiping out entire farms and bringing some farmers to the brink of financial ruin.For those whose summer grilling seasons feature ribs or other pork fare, beware – ... [Published Global News Canada - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

How Much for that Steak? Beef Prices to Continue Rising

Manager Larry Wilde (left) and Owner Grant Hirsche (right) of Hirsche Fraser Meats in Okotoks are less affected by rising beef prices than chain retailers. (Photo by Jessica Hallam)It's bad news for Canadian beef lovers.Alberta cattle and beef prices ... [Published Highriver online - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Impact of COOL Tempered by Low Cattle Supply

Cows sold at the Southern Alberta Livestock Exchange stand in their pens behind the Highwood auction house. (Photo by Jessica Hallam)Prices for Albertan cattle are at record highs despite the tougher country-of-origin labelling, or COOL, regulations imposed ... [Published Okotoks online - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

14th London Swine Conference (LSC) moves to Hilton

London ON – The theme is “Positioning for Success” as the pork industry prepares to gather in London for the fourteenth annual LSC. These two full days of presentations and workshops have moved to the Hilton London for Wednesday and Thursday,March 26 ... [Published Farms.com - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Loblaws to be first grocery store in North America to offer new responsibly-farmed salmon

TORONTO — Grocery giant Loblaws will be the first retailer in North America to sell a new type of responsibly-farmed salmon, an offering it hopes will differentiate itself amid intense competition from its grocery rivals. Loblaws, which is also the ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Mar 10 2014]

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...60, 70 per cent more this March and April compared to last March and April," says Kevin Grier, Senior Market Analyst at the George Morris Centre. "So then the retailer finds himself in a bit of a conundrum. How can he pass that along in an environment that's very, very competitive?"
...Stan Blade, Chief Executive Officer of Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions. "The George Morris Centre study makes a clear case that farmers can generate additional income and help protect the environment through optimal application of fertilizer and participation in Alberta's Nitrous Oxide Emissions Reduction Protocol."
"If we can be involved in every part of the industry, then it doesn't matter where the profit comes in," said Hirsche. "We never raise cattle below the cost of production. So when an animal is born and it comes through the process right through to to the consumer, there's always profit that's made. The problem is, the profit is usually passed down and, by the time the farmer gets it, there's little or none left."
...in July, and we will win, but then the Americans get to appeal, and they will lose their appeal, but this process will push us into 2015," he said. "And if [the American government] doesn't change the rules to go along with the WTO, then Canada and Mexico get to retaliate against American products."

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Farmland values still rising in Ontario but pac... [Published Better Farming - Apr 16 2014]
What Is Happening or Will Happen to Packing Cap... [Published National Hog Farmer - Apr 14 2014]
Barbeque season blues: Why you'll have to pay m... [Published TheLoop.ca - Apr 13 2014]
Climate Change and Emissions Management Corpora... [Published SPi World News - Apr 05 2014]
Climate Change and Emissions Management Corpora... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 04 2014]
Climate Change and Emissions Management Corpora... [Published MarketWired - Apr 04 2014]
No easy task to qualify for LCBO kiosk: analysts [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 02 2014]
Get ready to pay more for your pork [Published London Free Press - Apr 02 2014]
London Swine Conference (LSC) Update [Published Farms.com - Mar 28 2014]
Pork prices to surge, just in time for BBQ season [Published Global News Canada - Mar 25 2014]
How Much for that Steak? Beef Prices to Continu... [Published Highriver online - Mar 21 2014]
How Much for that Hamburger? Beef Prices to Ris... [Published Okotoks online - Mar 21 2014]
Impact of COOL Tempered by Low Cattle Supply [Published Okotoks online - Mar 11 2014]
14th London Swine Conference (LSC) moves to Hilton [Published Farms.com - Mar 11 2014]
Loblaws to be first grocery store in North Amer... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Mar 10 2014]
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Climate Change and Emissions Management Corpora... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 04 2014]
CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – April 4, 2014) - A recent study shows that following best practices in fertilizer use under the Nitrous Oxide Emissions Reduction Protocol (NERP) can increase yields and increase returns for Alberta grain farmers by as ...
Loblaws to be first grocery store in North Amer... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Mar 10 2014]
TORONTO — Grocery giant Loblaws will be the first retailer in North America to sell a new type of responsibly-farmed salmon, an offering it hopes will differentiate itself amid intense competition from its grocery rivals. Loblaws, which is also the ...
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