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Alberta nitrogen price update

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Alberta retail prices for nitrogen fertilizer remained relatively quiet for much of 2020 as did global values. ‘These prices reflect the...

Educating youth on agriculture: kicking off Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month with $1.6 million in...

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Government of Canada is committed to increasing awareness and promoting interest in agriculture across the country. Agriculture in the Classroom...

Optimizing feed and forage quality

Source: University of Manitoba BACKGROUND Enteric methane is produced by microbes during digestion of feed in the rumen of cattle. Between 2 and 11% of...

4-H Canada Leadership Awards event sets attendance and fundraising records

Source: 4-H Canada news release Earlier this week, 4-H Canada members and supporters celebrated the 4-H Canada Leadership Awards, taking the organization's signature event virtual...

Ration balancing checklist for cattle

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives The protein (CP) and energy (TDN – total digestible nutrients) that an average beef cow needs: Mid pregnancy:...

Scholarships from the Beef Improvement Federation

Source: Beef Improvement Federation Scholarships from the Beef Improvement Federation Roy A. Wallace Beef Improvement Federation Memorial Scholarship The Roy A. Wallace Memorial Scholarship was established to encourage...

New Director Joins the Beef Farmers of Ontario Election: Results from BFO’s 59th Annual...

Source: BFO A new director from the district of Rainy River will join the Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) Board of Directors after being elected...

Canadian Cattle Imports Trend Higher

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Live cattle imports from the U.S. trended higher while exports decreased in 2020. ‘Live cattle imports from the US to Canada...

Altosid® IGR, the Industry Standard for Horn Fly Control, Announces Lower Price To Protect...

Altosid® IGR, the industry-leading feed-through insect growth regulator for horn fly control, is now available at a price of 2 to 3 cents per animal,...

Weekly cattle testing support line

"Charting is a little like surfing. You don't have to know a lot about the physics of tides, resonance, and fluid dynamics in order...

Canadian beef producers make $2.9 million investment in research and technology transfer

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council More than $2.9 million dollars will be invested by beef producers into new research and technology transfer projects in 2021...

The Honourable Lyle Vanclief to receive the 4-H Canada’s Distinguished Alumni Award

Source: 4-H Canada Ottawa, ON - 4-H Canada is thrilled to announce former federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Lyle Vanclief, will receive...

Bale and Silage Wrap from Inexpensive and Robust Biomaterials

Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Executive Summary Ontario farms produce 6,912 tonnes/year of plastic waste. LDPE plastic waste accounts for 3,510 tonnes/year, 80% of which derives...

The Spread Risk During the last weeks of 2020 and the first of 2021,...

The Spread Risk During the last weeks of 2020 and the first of 2021, the Alberta-Texas fed cattle price spread went positive. That is, Alberta...

Genetics Matter in Beef: Driving Profit through Genetics on the Ranch

Source: Canadian Angus Association It has been said that it is getting harder and harder to make money in the cattle business – expenses too...
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