Compared to 2014, a kilogram of beef in Canada is now produced with 15 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions. According to the National Beef Sustainability Assessment (NBSA) and Strategy report, the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) says this latest assessment reflects three years of scientific analysis to make the determination, comapring 2014 to… Read More

Following a scheduled five-year review of the Certified Sustainable Beef Framework, the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) has announced a few changes and updates to the program. The Certified Sustainable Beef Framework is a voluntary, outcome-based certification program for beef sustainability in Canada. It was developed by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef in… Read More

The first three months of the calendar year aren’t historically much to write home about for the cattle markets, and this first week of January 2024 is living up to the ho-hum expectation. There’s still plenty to be watching, however, and Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock Exchange says that ample supplies of beef are definitely… Read More

Alberta’s government has committed $700,000 over five years, starting with 2023-24, to continue the Carnivores and Communities Program (CACP). The Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association has worked to promote peaceful coexistence between humans and wildlife in the Waterton Biosphere Region through CACP to decrease the frequency of human and livestock contact with growing grizzly bear, black… Read More

In a week where the federal government rolled out a draft of its protocol for carbon offsets from reducing methane emissions, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith jabbed back relatively hard on the subject and the proposal. Environment and Climate Change Canada says the protocol for Reducing Enteric Methane Emissions from Beef Cattle (REME protocol) is intended… Read More

Canada’s beef cattle industry has made significant, continual improvements on the amount of methane emitted by cattle over the last 30 years. A combination of genetic selection and feeding advancements plus sound scientific research means that Canadian ranchers and feedlot operators have a good story to tell about cattle production. Dr. Tim McAllister, research scientist… Read More

Saskatchewan is joining other provinces in offering AgriRecovery support to beekeepers who suffered suffered high colony losses in 2022. Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and his Saskatchewan counterpart, David Marit, announced the launch of a $1 million AgriRecovery program for beekeepers in the province on Tuesday. Saskatchewan joins Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario in providing disaster… Read More

Ag Growth International (AGI) is well known for its grain storage and conveyance services and technology, but a big part of the company’s business in North American and around the globe focuses on its feed platform. At Agritechnica 23, RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney caught up with Noam Silberstein, AGI’s senior vice president for global feed, to… Read More

In the tale of the three little pigs, our three little friends continue to make false assumptions of their safety based on the construction material of their house. It was not until the third little pig constructed a house of bricks that the wolf had met his match no matter how strong his huff and… Read More

Hello, December! On this week’s episode of Wheat Pete’s Word, host Peter Johnson gets further in to the soil organic matter discussion, including the long-term legacy of manure applications, talks sulphur management, and compares some findings on the ROI on fungicide on corn. Have a question you’d like Wheat Pete to address or some field… Read More

 

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