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  • BCRC: The Red Meat Allergy: A Canadian Perspective

    The “red meat allergy” is often framed as an emerging and alarming public health issue. Although the allergy symptoms can be severe, the incidence is relatively low, even throughout the southeastern United States where the lone star tick is well established (meaning a presence of reproducing populations).

  • BCRC: What’s in your (stock) water?

    Leah Clark, a livestock specialist with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, talks about the importance of quality drinking water for livestock. She explains how poor stock water quality can impact animal performance through reduced gains and decreased reproductive success n severe cases and how water quality issues can lead to disease and death.

  • BCRC: Cover crops are a balance between reward and risk

    The Beef Cattle Research Council highlights the work of Jillian Bainard, PhD, who studies cover crops with an interest in productivity, soil health, grazing nutrition, and weed control. Bainard’s research demonstrated that some cover crop mixes had greater production compared to single-species crops even under stressful conditions.