Advancing Women Conference
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CanFax Manager and Senior Analyst Brian Perillat talks about the roller coaster the market has been on this year, which included a large correction this summer. What producers need to keep on eye on heading into the Fall here on the CanFax - Rural Roots Canada Market Drivers Report.
2017 Canadian Beef Industry Conference Chair Virgil Lowe talks about how well this conference was received and how plans are already underway for 2018's event.
Whether in the form of pasture, stored forage, or supplements, feed is the largest variable input cost in cow-calf operations. A big challenge is to feed the cow in a way that meets her current and future nutritional requirements for maintenance, lactation, maintaining a successful pregnancy, giving birth and getting rebred within 80-85 days of calving as cost effectively as possible. This challenge is obviously much greater during drought, when feed is scarce and expensive.
Alberta Young Farmers and Ranchers are proud to introduce April Ockerman of Ockerman Angus. She is a third generation cattle producer, passionate about agriculture and an AYFR board member.
While crops may be the bigger concern during such stifling heat, ranchers also need to keep an eye on their animals. The week-long heat wave is expected to put much of Alberta's key cattle country into the low to mid 30-degree Celsius range for at least a week.