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Drought another threat to beef herd

The newly appointed federal agriculture minister and his Alberta counterpart discussed a range of topics during their first meeting, which took place in Calgary the first week of August. Alberta’s RJ Sigurdson and the feds’ Lawrence MacAulay talked about challenges such as the potential of an outbreak of African swine fever and international trade protocols. However, the drought plaguing Canada’s cattle country appeared to take centre stage.

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