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Cattle ID agency names 2018 board of directors

Cattle ID agency names 2018 board of directors

Reading Time: < 1 minute A number of Albertans will serve on the Canadian Cattle Identification Agency board of directors and executive committee in 2018. The agency has 19 directors, who are appointed by member organizations, with five serving on the executive committee. Joining chair Mark Elford (Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association) on the executive are Albertans Howard Bekkering (Alberta Beef […] Read more

cattle on a pasture

Keeping land in grass has a side benefit

Young beef producers need affordable access to grassland 
if the industry is going to grow

Reading Time: 2 minutes The beef industry has been struggling to retain and attract new producers while the average age of farmers, at 54, keeps creeping up. The next generation of cattle producers might be looking for something different. The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) released the National Beef Sustainability Assessment and Strategy this fall. The industry garnered […] Read more