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How do you make a Danish cow stop burping?

The Danish dairy sector is under pressure to curb emissions, especially methane
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Measuring feedlots for better management

New tech tools and software are bringing data to the forefront of feedlot management
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Drones find their place on the ranch

Looking for cows in thick brush, checking for trees fallen on fence lines, identifying livestock in a herd, spraying weeds and creating maps of pastures are just some of the possible uses for drones.
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McDonald’s Canada announces new ambitions to help feed and foster Canadian communities

McDonald’s Canada is marking its first 55 years by sharing its ambitions for its future. The organization is announcing initiatives—both big and small—to make real and tangible change keeping the planet, food quality and sourcing and its local communities in mind. The organization remains committed to serving great-tasting, quality food and supporting the next generation…
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Global farmers told they must do more with less

An OECD-FAO outlook sets new targets of a 28 per cent yield increase and six per cent emission reduction  
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Uncooked Beef Turning Brown? OSU Research Aims to Save Billions for Beef Industry

Scientists in the Oklahoma State University Department of Animal and Food Sciences are working hard to stop the waste of billions of dollars of beef each year. The U.S. beef industry loses $3 billion annually to meat discoloration.
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LEAD 2022 – Angus takes the Triple Crown 

Robert Geis, Barrhead, Alberta, represented Canada at the 2022 LEAD (Leaders Engaged in Angus Development) Conference, July 28-31 in Lexington, Ky. A total of 100 juniors from 26 states and Canada attended the conference, “Angus takes the Triple Crown,” where they enhance leadership and interpersonal skills while learning more about the beef industry. Photo by…
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Mabel Hamilton inducted in Canadian ag hall of fame

A teacher by training, Hamilton provided “more than 40 years of standout leadership roles with key organizations,” the hall of fame said in a release.
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New agricultural partnership includes $500 million in funding

The Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture announced the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership following their Annual Meeting. This five-year agreement, in principle, will see $500 million in new funds, increasing the cost-shared portion of funding by 25 percent.
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CCA pleased to announce Ryder Lee rejoining organization as new General Manager

Ryder Lee previously worked for the Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) in the Government Affairs office in Ottawa from November 2005 to 2015.  Ryder has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association from 2015 to 2022.
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