Not one for small talk by: Miranda Reiman

Uncomfortable silence. If you don’t like it, you know the kind. Perhaps you’re just getting to know somebody, and you reach a point in the...

This Is What Farm Stress Looks Like by: Adrienne Ivey

This is what farm stress looks like for us. An empty feedyard amidst a grass and forage production crisis. This spring has been unlike any...

Scott Brown Weekly Livestock Update, June 24 2019

Published on Jun 21, 2019 • This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle were $3 lower this week and feeder cattle were steady...

Beef Feedlot Welfare Auditor Training Experience By: Melissa Moggy

On May 15th and 16th I took part in the Beef Feedlot Welfare Auditor Training in Lethbridge, AB. However, the training started before that...

Cover crops are a balance between reward and risk by: Beef Research3

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca, Cover crops, also referred to as polycrops or cocktail crops, are receiving a lot of media hype for their...

Genome Scientists Play “Rate the Trait” by: Geoff Geddes

Everything in life is a trade off: Marry the woman of your dreams; then brace for the in-laws. Fortunately, genomics has the potential to...

The Canfax journey into world of price discovery By: Lee Hart

Service clattered to its feet with Telex, now running with mobile technology For a fledging Western Canadian livestock feeding industry in late 1960s and early...

Reducing Hay Storage Waste: Barry Potter, Agriculture Development Advisor, OMAFRA

As we look forward to the upcoming forage season, late winter is a good time to plan forage harvest and storage options. Perhaps you...

Cause and Effect by Justin Sexten, Ph.D.

We sometimes associate cause and effect without knowing the real link, or as an academic buzz phrase has it, “correlation does not equal causation.”...

Isn’t Beef Canada’s Ultimate Plant Based Protein? by: Beef Research3

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca, The profile of plant-based proteins has grown exponentially over the past decade. Food companies are investing heavily in the development...