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It’s not fancy but this is technology at work — in this case, a new spring-fed watering system that will allow rancher Morrie Goetjen to add more cows at his Cremona-area ranch.

Project aims to put innovation to work on more ranches

Pilot program shows that with a little help, ranchers can easily put new ideas and technology to work

Reading Time: 3 minutes Morrie Goetjen was always bothered by one of the springs on his land and considered the muddy patch it made an eyesore. But he didn’t really know what to do with it until he was invited to participate in a pilot program that offered eight ranchers a chance to implement technology that would improve their […] Read more

(Photo courtesy Canada Beef Inc.)

Cattle producers get longer phase-in on new transport regs

New federal livestock transport regulations, due to come into force in February, will now roll out on a longer timeline for the beef and dairy cattle sectors. Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced a “two-year transition period” for bovines, which is meant to provide “time to gather more data on effective solutions concerning the […] Read more