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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Research will be an important part of an efficient, carbon neutral beef operation. A young western Quebec couple is not only working to achieve efficient production of pasture finished beef for a select consumer market, but they are also involved in on-farm research geared toward
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
We received some sad news recently that Charlie Gracey passed away at the age of 88.Charlie served as General Manager and Executive Vice President of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association from 1970 to 1990. It is difficult to adequately cover all of Charlie’s contributions to th
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CCA Advocacy Issues & Initiatives
 
CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Canadian Cattlemen Magazine - June 3, 2024Ten national organizations say several tax-related changes in the 2024 federal budget will impact farmers.For full article, click HERE.
Canadian Cattlemen Magazine - June 3, 2024Ten national organizations say several tax-related changes in the 2024 federal budget will impact farmers.For full article, click HERE.
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Canadian Cattlemen Magazine - May 9, 2024The 2024 federal budget came down on April 16 and it’s clear our advocacy efforts are making a difference.For full article, click HERE.
Canadian Cattlemen Magazine - May 9, 2024The 2024 federal budget came down on April 16 and it’s clear our advocacy efforts are making a difference.For full article, click HERE.
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Canadian Meat Council - May 29, 2024Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program have had a disproportionate impact in rural areasRecent changes to foreign worker rules from the Government of Canada are having a disproportionate impact on the rural Canadian economy, and the na
Canadian Meat Council - May 29, 2024Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program have had a disproportionate impact in rural areasRecent changes to foreign worker rules from the Government of Canada are having a disproportionate impact on the rural Can
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
The Western Producer - May 31, 2024WINNIPEG — There was lots of chatter but little fear about “lab meat” at the Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada.While the grown-from-cells form of animal protein has collected an enormous amount of headlines and attention, it has been doing w
The Western Producer - May 31, 2024WINNIPEG — There was lots of chatter but little fear about “lab meat” at the Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada.While the grown-from-cells form of animal protein has collected an enormous amount of headlines and atten
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
RealAgriculture.com - May 31, 2024Ten national farm and commodity organizations are raising concerns about the federal government’s plan to increase the capital gains tax inclusion rate and related tax policy changes that were announced in the 2024 budget last month.For full arti
RealAgriculture.com - May 31, 2024Ten national farm and commodity organizations are raising concerns about the federal government’s plan to increase the capital gains tax inclusion rate and related tax policy changes that were announced in the 2024 budget
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
DiscoverWeyburn.com - May 24, 2024The Canadian Cattle Association met with their counterparts as part of a meeting to discuss some best business practices among them. A joint statement, to better synchronize the industry across North America, was signed by Canadian, American and
DiscoverWeyburn.com - May 24, 2024The Canadian Cattle Association met with their counterparts as part of a meeting to discuss some best business practices among them. A joint statement, to better synchronize the industry across North America, was signed
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CCA Youth News
 
CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Rural Roots Canada - May 27, 2024(Photo: LinkedIn: Karlene Yakemchuk)Calgary (Rural Roots Canada) – Balancing the demands of farm life, business, and family can be daunting, but Karlene Yakemchuk handles it like a girlboss. Speaking at the AWC West 2024 Conference, Yakemchuk, own
Rural Roots Canada - May 27, 2024(Photo: LinkedIn: Karlene Yakemchuk)Calgary (Rural Roots Canada) – Balancing the demands of farm life, business, and family can be daunting, but Karlene Yakemchuk handles it like a girlboss. Speaking at the AWC West 2024 C
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CCA Action News Blog - Apr22, 2024
It is no surprise that Canada’s beef industry continues to focus on the engagement of young entrants into the beef industry, whether that be grassroots producers, future leaders of our national and provincial organizations, or industry partners along the value chain.The scholarsh
It is no surprise that Canada’s beef industry continues to focus on the engagement of young entrants into the beef industry, whether that be grassroots producers, future leaders of our national and provincial organizations, or industry partners along the
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Beef Industry News - Provincial
 
CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Beef Farmers of Ontario - May 24, 2024The Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) congratulate Parkhill Meats and it's owners on the construction of a new processing facility in Middlesex County. A groundbreaking ceremony was hosted at the site of the new facility.For BFO Statement, click
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Castanet.net - May 30, 2024(Photo: Darren Stone, Times Colonist)A corner of northeast British Columbia representing nearly a fifth of the province has reached high to extreme drought levels, a water shortage so dire it ranks among the worst drought conditions in Canada.For full a
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
The Western Producer - June 1, 2024(Babco Meats. Photo credit: Darryl Babey)REGINA — A new abattoir and retail meat store northwest of Regina is seeing strong demand just weeks after opening.Babco Meats is located along Highway 11 between Lumsden and Bethune. Owner Darryl Babey
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Beef Industry News - Canada
 
CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Canadian Cattlemen Magazine - June 1, 2024(Photo Credit: Dave Bedard)Nearly 1,000 workers at Cargill’s beef processing plant in Guelph were on strike at the end of May, and there’s a possibility that workers at the Cargill Case Ready plant in Calgary could also hit the picket lin
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Lacombe Express - May 31, 2024A wetter-than-expected spring has Western Canadian farmers breathing a sigh of relief, but drought remains a significant worry.After last year’s hot, dry conditions on the prairies and below-average snowfall this winter, many farmers had been bracing
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Canfax Market Briefs week ending May 31, 2024.
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Canadian Cattlemen Magazine - May 27, 2024(Photo Credit: Dave Bedard)Glacier FarmMedia—Nearly 1000 workers at Cargill’s beef processing plant in Guelph hit the picket lines this morning, as workers strike in an effort to gain better compensation.Union United Food and Commercial W
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
The CRSB Certified program was the first to partner with FCC (2022), and we are pleased FCC is offering the incentive program for another year, and expanding with new partners!Farm Credit Canada (FCC) customers who are CRSB Certified are eligible to apply for the 2024 FCC Sustain
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Metro Ontario is pleased to announce that it has achieved its 2022 sourcing commitment to buy three million pounds of beef from Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) Certified farms and ranches by 2026, ahead of schedule. From now on, the CRSB Certified Mass Balance mar
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
CTV news - May 30, 2024Alberta's premier, Danielle Smith, has challenged Texas's governor to a best-beef battle as Edmonton and Dallas compete in the NHL playoffs.Check out the video HERE.
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CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Beef Cattle Research Council - May 21, 2024The Forage U-Pick Tool was updated in 2023 to be relevant nationwide. This tool helps farmers and ranchers from British Columbia to the Maritimes choose forages best suited to their fields, calculate seeding rates and manage forage weeds
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Beef Industry News - International
 
CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
Bloomberg News - May 30, 2024A Michigan farmworker has tested positive for bird flu, the first of three US human cases connected to an outbreak in cattle to show respiratory symptoms.For full article, click HERE.
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Upcoming Events
 
CCA Action News Blog - Jun3, 2024
REGISTER NOW at www.canadianbeefindustryconference.com for the Canadian Beef Industry Conference, at prairieland park, Saskatoon from August 19-22, 2024.Bring your family and friends to the free Lammle’s Bullfighters Only Showdown on August 19! Throughout the conference, hear f
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