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CCA Report: Maintaining trade momentum

Trade is a bright spot for the Canadian beef industry. We have seen incredible gains in our international trade file over the years. For our sixth straight year in a…
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CFIA seeks feedback on traceability, animal ID amendments

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is now seeking comment on its proposed amendments to livestock identification and traceability regulations. Producers have until June 16 to comment on proposals. Read more
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Federal report shows farmer concerns remain regarding emissions targets

A new Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) report shows farmers remain concerned about federal emissions reduction targets — and whether those targets remain voluntary. The “What We Heard” Report, released…
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Calving records support decision-making

Start simple by tracking two or three things to help make decisions when it’s time to pick replacements or cull the herd Read more
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APAS to host livestock summit in Saskatoon

On April 5 in Saskatoon, Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan will host a livestock summit to hear from producers who are still raising cattle, sheep or bison but are worried…
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Getting bulls prepped for breeding season

Beef bulls are prepared in different ways before the upcoming breeding season. Some are ignored, maybe left on some distant stubble field or in a drylot pen, and inadequately fed.…
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Farmland values exceed expectations

Average farmland prices were up 12.8 per cent in Canada in 2022, the largest increase seen since 2014 when the increase was 14.3 per cent. The increase follows gains of 8.3 per…
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Weaning does not have to be a stressful time

Traditional weaning methods are traumatic for calves and cows but now there are better ways to wean besides rounding up the herd, sorting the calves and taking the cows away.…
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Canada’s cow-calf exodus

From 2010-23, Statistics Canada data (for Jan. 1) indicates that the number of cows on cow-calf farms has gone from 3.94 million to 3.29 million, which is a loss of…
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Cattle play a big role in the success of the Anderson farm

Sarah and Jim Anderson, along with their three children, Morgan, 8, Quinn, 6, and Cole, 3, live southeast of Kisbey on a ranch… Read more
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