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Is Your Calving Season Too Long?

Jordan Thomas joins the show from Missouri to discuss the importance of reproductively sound females and why they influence the profitability of your cow herd and overall ranch. www.drovers.com/news/beef-production/your-calving-season-too-long
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Federal government’s plan to approve gene editing slows down

Hold-up appears to be how to satisfy organic sector, which opposes biotech tool because of impact on sensitive markets https://farmtario.com/news/federal-governments-plan-to-approve-gene-editing-slows-down
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Rabobank to offer Canadian farm-level lending

The Canadian arm of Rabobank — an Amsterdam-based farmer co-operative lender, providing banking, leasing and real estate services in more than 38 countries — announced Tuesday it’s getting set to…
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Goodbye and good riddance — 2022 was not kind to cattle feeders

The fed cattle sector couldn’t catch a break in 2022 and it wasn’t any one thing that created the problem. www.albertafarmexpress.ca/livestock/goodbye-and-good-riddance-2022-was-not-kind-to-cattle-feeders
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Can we replace growth promotants?

Hormone implants and feed additives such as ionophores (e.g. monensin/Rumensin), beta-agonists (e.g. ractopamine/Optaflexx) and MGA (to suppress heat in heifers) have allowed Canada’s feedlot sector to dramatically improve growth rates,…
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Comment: Remembering Reg Schellenberg

www.canadiancattlemen.ca/comment/comment-remembering-reg-schellenberg
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COP15 agreement ‘not bad for the beef business’

A final agreement at the United Nations’ Biodiversity Conference held in Montreal recently came during the early morning hours of the last day of the meeting with its landmark arrangement…
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Red light, green light — watch out farmers

Health and eco labels a sign of how food and farming is increasingly under the spotlight www.albertafarmexpress.ca/news/red-light-green-light-watch-out-farmers
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One third of the world’s carbon tamed by grass

Grasslands might not capture the imagination of the public like the Rocky Mountains, the lakes of Manitoba or the rugged terrain of the Canadian Shield but efforts are underway to…
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American Farm Bureau, Deere sign ‘right to repair’ memo

The American Farm Bureau Federation and machinery manufacturer Deere and Co. signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday that ensures farmers have the right to repair their own farm equipment…
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