A Conversation with Bryan Walton, CEO of the Alberta Cattle Feeders

Bryan Walton Alberta Cattle Feeders

There is never a shortage of issues in the cattle business.  Since 2003 we have dealt a rising currency, export bans and struggles with boxed beef demand.  On the bright side the supply equation looks to be bullish and demand for middle meat appears to be recovering.  On the political side there has been some very controversial changes to the beef check off system in Alberta.  I have been very curious about how the whole beef check-off rule changes in Alberta is going to impact the industry in the long run.  One thing is definitely sure, the issues are always there to discuss.

Bryan Walton is the CEO of the Alberta Cattle Feeders based and is based in Calgary, Alberta.  We talked at the International Livestock congress in Calgary three weeks ago.

If you cannot see the below embedded video, click here

 

Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

Trending

Tax change answers — Part 3: Capital gains

The federal government wants to clamp down on incorporated business owners who it says are claiming capital gains when they should be reporting taxable income or dividends. A capital gain is essentially the increase in the value of a capital asset, such as farmland, above its purchase price. Under Canada's tax system, only 50 percent…Read more »

Related

Leave a Reply