Articles Posted in the " cattle " Category

  • Straw Men release recommendations for strong beef industry

    Three straw men tasked with adding meat to the bones of the Canadian Beef Industry have released their recommendations after months of meeting with stakeholders from every corner of the industry across the country. David Andrews, Kim McConnell and John Kolk authored the report, which was released over the Christmas holidays. In it, the three […]

  • Feedlot owner optimistic despite Tyson decision

    Tyson Food’s decision to stop buying slaughter ready Canadian cattle has sent shock-waves through the industry in the last week. The third largest purchaser of Canadian cattle say the cost of adhering to the U-S’s Country of Origin Labelling rules is behind the decision. George Graham one of the owners and operators of the family […]

  • Future Angus and Hereford ranchers gather in two Western Canadian cities

    Angus and Hereford cattle are the talk of two Western Canadian towns to close out the month of July as junior producers from both breeds hold their annual national meetings.  Karla Ness with the Canadian Angus Association tells Rural Roots Canada Junior Angus producers will convene in Armstrong, B.C for their annual national meetings. “It’s […]