The Alberta government is almost doubling its loan guarantee for cattle and sheep feeder associations in the province, following the record high cattle prices in 2014-15. Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier announced Wednesday that the guarantee limit in the Feeder Association Loan Guarantee Program will be raised from $55 million to $100 million. “The cattle and… Read More

A new single national agency for beef marketing, promotion and research is in the works for Canadian cattle producers. The new single agency comes as a result of a Canadian Beef Export Federation member vote to consolidate their operation with that of the Beef Information Centre (BIC) and the national beef checkoff agency. The merger… Read More