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Canadian Angus Association visits CBCE

Canada Beef and the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence (CBCE) recently welcomed the Canadian Angus Association staff and Directors to the Centre for a day of information-sharing. Read more
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Compostable bale wrap heads toward wide release

Virtually every cattle farmer and rancher has tripped over an old piece of plastic baler twine or net wrap stuck in the ground in a corral or bale yard. The…
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Three tax filing changes farmers should know about

Tax season is coming up and while it’s always important to stay on top of deadlines and new rules, there are changes to three specific federal tax filing requirements that…
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The science of burp-busting GHGs in cattle

By now, many beef and dairy cattle producers have heard of Bovaer, the methane-reducing cattle supplement recently greenlit for use in Canada. It’s being heralded as a tool to help those industries…
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Canadian cattle herd reaches lowest level since 1989

The Canadian cattle herd fell to its lowest level in more than thirty years this January, Statistics Canada says. “Record average producer prices… drought conditions, and tight feed supply continued…
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‘Ungraded beef’ from Mexico is showing up on store shelves. Here is what you need to know.

If you have spotted “ungraded beef” at your grocery store recently – it’s not mystery meat. In fact, officials say it’s completely safe to consume. “Essentially, you’re getting a product…
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Reproduction planning necessary for this herd’s breeding success

Last year, I asked a friend who operates a 400-Simmental x Angus beef cow operation about his No. 1 goal, after all his cows dropped their calves by the end…
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Livestock’s missed opportunities

Last year, two globally respected organizations said the world needs more pork, chicken and beef. In September, the U.S. Department of Agriculture predicted that per capita consumption of calories from…
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Canadian farm sector income expected to reach new records

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has completed its farm income forecast for 2023 and 2024, with results showing that overall Canadian farm income is expected to have reached a new record…
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Universities collaborate on agriculture research

The University of Guelph-based Arrell Food Institute has joined forces with the University of the Fraser Valley to collaborate on sustainable agriculture research, training and ag-tech startup incubation. The two institutions…
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