Tag: Ryder Lee

TWORA — Rain in Ontario, Canola Export Uncertainty & the Future of Beef Research — Aug 18

Farmers in much of Ontario are celebrating rain, while combines are parked or stuck due to too much rain in parts of the west. We take a look at how Chinese politics are hurting canola prices, the future of beef research in Canada, and much more on this week’s TWORA podcast, featuring Peter Johnson, Brian… Read more »

New Centre of Excellence to Bring Livestock Chain Research Together

One of the pillars of Canada’s National Beef Strategy — a strategic plan released in early January, 2015 — is connectivity. Saskatchewan’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence fits nicely with this goal, by “bringing together every link of the livestock production chain.” Plans for the Centre were announced in July of 2015, when it received $10… Read more »

Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association Announces Ryder Lee as New CEO

The Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association today announced that Ryder Lee will take the role of Chief Executive Officer. Lee (@ryder_lee) has lived and worked in Ottawa for the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association since 2005, where he focused on animal care and domestic agriculture policy. He was also a driving force behind the renewal process of the Canadian… Read more »

Beef Research School: What you Need to Know About the New Beef Code of Conduct

Following extensive consultation with researchers, producers and industry, the revised Beef Code of Conduct has been rolled out. In it, ranchers and feedlot owners alike will see some changes, some of which are recommended and others that are required moving forward into 2016. A document that’s nearly 70 pages long can seem a little overwhelming,… Read more »

Ryder Lee, CCA – Retaliation to COOL and Access to the European Market

At the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association AGM this week in Moose Jaw, Ryder Lee provided an update from the Canadian Cattleman’s Association.    In this media scrum Ryder discusses the meetings happening this week Brussels regarding access to the EU market and how Canada will retaliate against the US regarding COOL. If you cannot see… Read more »