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CCA participates in FPT Ag Ministers’ meeting

Source: Canadian Cattlemen's Assocation From November 8-10, 2021, the federal-provincial-territorial (FPT) agriculture ministers met in Guelph, ON where national stakeholders, including the Canadian Cattlemen's Association...

Herd Health Management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 3.1 Pain and discomfort caused by health issues...

Spoiled Feeds, Molds, Mycotoxins and Animal Health

Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Storing feed for livestock is essential in climates like Manitoba where a winter environment may make up half...

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan continue support for the Next Gen Agriculture Mentorship Program

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are pleased to announce applications for the Next Gen Agriculture Mentorship Program (Next Gen)...

CCA pleased to see progression with ASEAN FTA discussions

Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association As a supporter of free trade, the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased to see the Government of Canada’s announcement to...

Winter Feed Cost Comparison Calculator – Managing Variable Costs

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca Winter feed is the largest year-over-year variable cost faced by producers. A cow-calf operation feeding a predominantly purchased hay ration to 100 head for 180 days could...

Ontario Supporting Businesses and Workers in the Agri-Food Sector

Source: Ontario Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs The Ontario government is investing $25 million over three years to strengthen the agri-food supply chain. This funding...

Cattle prices and above-average sales

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Cattle sales and slaughter ‘Producers marketed grass and background cattle 1 to 2 months ahead of schedule to maximize feed availability...

Temporary provincial variance re: restriction on winter application of nutrients

Source: Manitoba Beef Producers A provincial variance is in effect re: the restriction on winter nutrient applications under The Nutrient Management Regulation. Nutrients cannot be applied...

Governments Investing $7 million to Improve Meat Processing

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada New Funding Intake to Improve Food Production and Safety in Ontario The governments of Canada and Ontario are committing up to...

Weak calf syndrome

Source: Alberta Beef PROJECT NO.: 0007-034 RESEARCH INSTITUTION: University of Saskatchewan (Western College of Veterinary Medicine) LEAD RESEARCHER: Dr. Cheryl Waldner Background: Calves born with ‘weak calf syndrome’ are...

2021 Canada-Saskatchewan Drought Response Initiative second payment application now available

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada On Monday, November 1, 2021, the 2021 Canada-Saskatchewan Drought Response Initiative launched the application for its second payment. Producers can...

Key takeaways from this year’s Beef Value Chain Roundtable

Source: Canadian Cattlemen’s Association On October 21 and 22, 2021, the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association hosted the Beef Value Chain Roundtable meeting virtually with various...

Zinpro Joins Global Roundtable For Sustainable Beef

Source: Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef news release Zinpro, the global leader in trace mineral nutrition and performance, has joined forces with organizations such as...

Consumption of foreign objects

Source: VBP+ Fact Sheet HARDWARE DISEASE When cattle accidentally consume foreign material, such as sharp pieces of metal, hardware disease can occur. These objects can settle...
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