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“There’s a pretty widespread understanding across Canada that our industry does not have a sufficient level of funding.” – Rich Smith

Alberta producers want cattle checkoff raised

Alberta Beef Producers says its members have endorsed raising the checkoff

Alberta producers want to see the checkoff on cattle rise by a third — and be made mandatory. Attendees at Alberta Beef Producers’ meetings earlier this winter were asked if they favoured a higher, mandatory checkoff and the answer was a strong ‘yes,’ said Rich Smith, the organization’s executive director. “The producers who attended those […] Read more