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New book details Canada’s Angus cattle history

The Breed, the Legends, the History — Canadian Angus History Book, 2019 Edition is now available for purchase. A volunteer committee spent more than 2-1/2 years gathering member histories (363 in all) and information, and then compiling the book. The 560-page full-colour book is the third history book published in the Canadian Angus Association’s 113-year […] Read more

Brian Good given champion award

Brian Good of the Canadian Angus Association recently received the Industry Champion Award from the Livestock Markets Association of Canada. Good is the senior director of business development for the Angus association, which is headquartered in Rocky View County. “Brian is what the Industry Champion Award was designed for,” said Rick Wright, the executive administrator […] Read more

Valentina and Sharon Gabert receive their 50-year CAA Heritage Award from Trevor Welch, Canadian Angus Association president.

Gabert family given 50-year membership award

Rick and Sharon Gabert of Crooked Creek Angus Ranch were honoured for 50 years of consecutive family membership in the Canadian Angus Association at this year’s Farmfair. The Fort Saskatchewan-area ranch began as a dairy and grain operation, started a herd of commercial Angus in 1964, and purchased its first registered Angus cows in 1968. […] Read more

Brian Nadeau (right) and his daughter, Kara (left), model the safety vest and winter coat combinations which have become standard issue for Nadeau Seeds Inc. Brian says that with Kara championing simple policies changes, employee engagement in their safety program noticeably increased.

Canadians urged to be farm safety champions

Be the Difference theme of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2015, which runs from March 15-21

Canadians are being encouraged to become farm safety champions as a part of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2015, which runs from March 15-21. This year’s theme is Be the Difference, and organizers want to inspire all Canadians to become farm safety champions through champion testimonials, farmer resources and a social media contest. “This year, we […] Read more