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Source: OMAFRA Introduction The proper nutrition of beef cattle is a key component of a successful production system. Feed usually accounts for the single largest input cost associated with beef cattle. An understanding of the ruminant digestive process and basic nutrition...
Source: Pennsylvania State University The most traumatic experience for cow-calf producers is when they wean their calves-and it is not real great for the calves, either. For the producer, it is about payday for the calf business. For the calf,...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada  Through a collaborative investment between the federal and provincial governments, a new risk management tool for beef producers will facilitate growth of the sector across the Maritime region. The new Maritime Livestock Price Insurance Pilot Program...
Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario We remain highly concerned by the ongoing labour dispute between members of UFCW Local 175 and the Cargill Dunlop facility in Guelph. In the short-term, beef farmers have been mitigating the impact by sourcing alternative facilities...
Source: Beef Council Research Council,www.BeefResearch.ca Practice Makes Perfect: Little Things Done Right Lead to Big Rewards When a beef cattle producer chooses to give cattle injections, there is a series of decisionsthat can have a big impact on carcass quality at...
Source: Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) The Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) represents the country’s 60,000 beef farms and feedlots, where the majority are family owned and have operated for multiple generations. By announcing the proposed tax changes in the Federal Budget on...
Source: Government of Alberta “Many factors influence commodity prices, although the main price determining factors for most commodities are supply and demand,” says Neil Blue, provincial crops market analyst with the Alberta government. “Factors affecting the availability of a crop...
Source: National Institute for Animal Agriculture news release The National Institute for Animal Agriculture will host the 14th Annual Antibiotics Symposium in Denver, Colorado at the Colorado State University's SPUR Campus from November 19-21, 2024. The planning committee is in the...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Canadian cattle industry is one of the country’s largest industries and a major economic driver. Canadian cattle and dairy producers hold themselves to the highest standards for quality and sustainability, which is why their...
Source: FCC With the Bank of Canada lowering its key interest rate, now is a good time for farmers, agribusiness operators and food processors to begin reviewing their financial strategies says FCC’s Manager of Economics, Krishen Rangasamy.  On June 5, the...
Source: National Cattlemen's Beef Association news release Today, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) condemned a Department of Defense (DOD) sponsored research grant that will fund the development of lab-grown meat products by manufacturing company BioMADE. "It is outrageous that the...
Conventional wisdom says that nobody is expanding cattle herds. Usually, that means there is not enough expansion in aggregate to see any difference. Local or individual situations can differ, and contraction or expansion is normal to observe. For example,...
Source: USDA news release U.S. farms have increasingly relied on agricultural services establishments to undertake production activities, such as soil preparation, planting, harvesting, livestock breeding, providing farm workers, and managing operations, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2022...
Introduction With beef cattle herds at the lowest levels we have seen in recent history, female longevity enters the conversations of beef producers across the nation. Female longevity relies on a multitude of factors including (but not limited to) genetics,...
Source: TenCorp news release Two proven livestock barn builders, TenCorp Inc. and Heartland Builders Co., are forming a strategic partnership to expand availability of high-quality, innovative deep-pit cattle barns across Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota. This alliance...

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