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...

Colostrum for beef calves, By Jill Peine

Source: Alltech Blog Visit the Alltech Blog The importance of colostrum for newborn calves is well-recognized. Colostrum, the first milk produced by the cow at calving,...

OFA points to industry collaboration as the key to success in 2020 and beyond...

Working together and collaborating with other organizations during the pandemic has been vital in keeping the agri-food sector strong and addressing the ongoing issues...

Getting Winter Ready by: Melissa Moggy

Winter in Alberta is a different experience every year. Alberta farmers are used to the unpredictable winter weather conditions and begin to prepare well...

Leverage Change Coming When? by: Kevin Grier

Beef packer margins have been fantastic for 2-3 years. In a nutshell that is because beef demand has been very good while cattle supplies...

Prevent External Parasites From Sucking The Life Out Of Your Herd Beef Research3

Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca External parasites, such as lice, ticks and flies, live on and feed off their host animal. Parasites can cause...

Proposed regulations for Canada’s Clean Fuel Standard raises concern for Ontario farmers By Keith...

Since 2017, Canada has actively worked to legislate a Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) in biofuel production to help lower greenhouse gas emissions. New proposed...

Flavor’s secret ingredient by: Abbie Burnett

Many factors create a good eating experience, but delivery is key A thunderstorm rolls in above the parched Great Plains with all the usual effects,...

Decoding Cattle Feed Efficiency By Kip Karges, PhD, Ruminant Products Manager, Lallemand Animal Nutrition

Feed is one of the most costly inputs in a feeding operation, which has made improving feed efficiency a longstanding goal for producers. Considering that...

Survey shows Great Lakes water quality top of mind with Ontario farmers By Mark...

In its second annual survey of farmers in southwestern Ontario, the Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) set out to gauge awareness of the...
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