Tag: Hubert Lau

TWORA — Acreage Expectations, Early Wheat & China Tightens Rules for Canadian Canola — Feb 25

We’re seeing an early spring in many areas…what does it mean for winter wheat? The Chinese government looks to be putting up an obstacle to Canadian canola exports, and seed is going to be a major factor in determining how many pulse acres get planted on the prairies. As well, federal ag minister Lawrence MacAulay… Read more »

Cargill Jumps Into the BIXS Pool

The BIXS beef information platform has signed a deal with one of the biggest data-holders in Canada’s beef industry. Cargill — one of the country’s two largest beef packers — has agreed to provide beef carcass information to the rest of the supply chain through the online data exchange. “Carcass data has been a major roadblock for industry-wide data sharing. With… Read more »

CCA Announces Partnership with ViewTrak, BIXS Steps Towards Autonomy

One of the stipulations for funding the Beef InfoXchange System (BIXS), was that it one day become self-sustaining, and yesterday, the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association announced a step in that direction in its partnering with ViewTrak Technologies. “Partnering with industry to expand BIXS’ reach and potential has always been our vision,” said Rob McNabb, General Manager… Read more »