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FIRST & FORage MOST -  May 2015

Welcome to new E.D. Cedric MacLeod, CFGA’s Achievements to Date, Monarch Butterfly Conservation, and Upcoming events.

FIRST AND FORage MOST – October 2014

Conference info, Bromont, Quebec, CFGA progress and undertakings, Forage article in Western Producer Express, New director Gerrit Damsteegt, DFC.

FIRST & FORage MOST – Newsletter – June 2014

CFGA presents to House of Commons, Legume Inoculant update, CFGA creates directory of industry, mark your calendar for our upcoming conference.

FIRST & FORage MOST – Newsletter – March 2014

2013 Conference sold out, 2014 hosted by Quebec Forage Council in Bromont, Quebec in November, Environmental Committee received grant for EGS work, Research Committee goals, Research Report Dr. Schellenberg and more.

FIRST & FORage MOST – Newsletter – October 2013

Research Report Acharya, Forage Situation update across Canada, CFGA Conference & Tour coming Dec 9 – 11th, Survey on Variety Registration, Wayne Digby, Executive Director, CFGA retiring and more.

FIRST & FORage MOST – Newsletter – May 2013

BC Forage Council announces project, Environment Committee struck by CFGA, Exporters have mission to South west U.S. and more,  CFGA and Advanced Payment Program, New profile on Forage and Research reports – Papadopoulos and Bittman, and more.

FIRST & FORage MOST – Newsletter – February 2013

Join our Forage Exporters Workshop, OSCIA joins CFGA, Profile on Quebec Forage Council, National Assessment on the $5 Billion Forage & Grassland Industry.

FIRST & FORage MOST – Newsletter – November 2012

Round Up Ready Coexistence Strategy Session held, Fraudulent Hay buyers and sellers hit market, Farewell to Michel Tremblay, Janice Bruynooghe, Welcomes Peg Strankman, Cathy Sharpe, Leanne Thompson, World Dairy Expo finds many interested importers.

FIRST & FORage MOST – Newsletter – June 2012

Potential Impact of Round Up Ready Alfalfa in Canada out, CFGA’s mission to China, Chinese visiting in June 2012, Research Priorities established, tips for good silage, alfalfa & more.

FIRST & FORage MOST – Newsletter – February 2012

CFGA organizes mission to China, AGM overview, Welcoming Dairy Farmers of Canada to Board, New 2 row forage barley released, profile on Nutritional Feed Additives in Ontario etc.

FIRST & FORage MOST – Newsletter – October 2011

Low level presence meetings coming, forage task team to investigate forage insurance, Quebec fact sheets, profile Ray Robertson, Ontario Forage Council, CFGA at World Dairy Expo, New Executive Director for MFC.

FIRST & FORage MOST Newsletter – July 2011

Ontario Hay Forum – Explore Forage Export and Processing Opportunities, Dairy Farmers of Canada & CCA become supporters of CFGA, Dairy Goat project moving forward in Nepal, Profile of Germain LeFebvre, Quebec Forage Council, Aid for MB Forage & Beef Producers enroute.

FIRST & FORage MOST Newsletter – April 2011

Topics include: insight into the Saudia Arabia & UAE Hay Market, CFIA works with China on Alfalfa Hay Protocol, CFGA Director to Meet with Japanese, Research Funding lobbying, Mission to Florida and more.

Please also find our Quebec Forage Council’s (CQPF) Newsletter.

CQPF has launched its new newsletter entitled L’Écho Fourrager (“The Forage Voice”).  CQPF is working on a its own new web site which should be operational in fall 2013. Please download to read. Echo-Fourrager_printemps_Numero 1_2013

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