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50th anniversary history book on the Canadian Red Promotional Society and Red Roundup

50th anniversary history book on the Canadian Red Promotional Society and Red Roundup Purely Purebred, news from the December 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen   By Mike Millar National account manager Reading Time: < 1 minute Published: December 28, 2021 News, Purely purebred We are looking for information articles on long-time exhibitors, cattle purchased out of the sale that have…
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CYL Applications Open

Applications for the Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program are now open. Ages 18–35 can apply for a unique mentorship and career building opportunity in the Canadian beef industry. Visit https://cattlemensyoungleaders.com/cyl_application_form.html to learn more and download the application form. Applications are open until March 31, 2022.
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No workers, no farm planning

No workers, no farm planning By Robert Arnason Reading Time: 4 minutes Published: December 30, 2021 News This fall, Darren Ippolito took a moment to do some math. The rancher, who has a cow-calf operation and runs Moose Creek Red Angus in Kisbey, Sask., looked at his records to see how many employees he’s had on the farm and…
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Hay West receives more federal funding

Hay West receives more federal funding   By Alex McCuaig Reading Time: < 1 minute Published: December 15, 2021 Livestock, News Hay West was initially launched nearly two decades ago during the last major drought to affect cattle producers on the Prairies and was followed by the Hay East program in 2012 to reciprocate the help from fellow producers to…
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China, Philippines suspend imports of Canadian beef following atypical BSE case

Kelvin Heppner Kelvin Heppner, field editor for RealAgriculture, has been reporting on Canadian agriculture since 2008(ish). When he’s not working on a story, he’s usually in a chicken barn or a field, as he also farms with his family near Altona, Manitoba. kelvinheppner January 7, 2022 China and the Philippines have joined South Korea in temporarily…
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Cattle producers have the beef but aren’t getting the bucks

Producers are used to the cattle cycle but this one is extreme — and extremely painful   By Alexis Kienlen Reporter Reading Time: 4 minutes Published: December 14, 2021 Beef Cattle, Livestock, News   “In no way are we experiencing increases in our calf prices or the fat prices because of the increase at the grocery store.” – Melanie Wowk. Photo: Canada Beef…
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Youth Incentive grant applications for the 2021-2022 year are now live

Link to application here: https://www.careersnextgen.ca/yiip
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COVID-19 – Information for the Agriculture and Agri-Food Industry

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is taking action to address the challenges posed by COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), including: Questions about movement of cattle despite the Canada-US border being closed Access to and considerations for hiring temporary foreign workers and temporary employees Updates on N95 masks and other PPE for ag industry Please click here to…
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