A year of speaking up for cattle feeders

As advocates for our province’s cattle feeders, the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association champions their interests, freeing them to concentrate on what they do best – producing premium beef for [...]

Why free North American trade is good for the beef industry and Canada

Since the inception of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), in 1994, the beef industries of Canada, U.S. and Mexico have essentially been operating in one single, North American [...]

Finances are among Cattle Feeders’ top issues

Ryan Kasko, ACFA’s new board chair, talks in this blog about priority issues for the upcoming year. Non-refundable checkoff ACFA is working on a plan to collaborate with Alberta Beef Producers to [...]

Foot-and-mouth disease strategy crucial for Canada and cattle feeders

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious virus that can affect cattle, sheep and swine. When an outbreak hits any livestock producer’s operation, the results can be devastating, with [...]

6 issues cattle feeders will discuss at the Alberta Beef Industry Conference

Beef producers from all over Alberta will convene in Red Deer next week for the Alberta Beef Industry Conference. This annual event is a chance for industry members to find out what’s new and [...]

The Top 5 blog posts of 2017

Thanks for reading our blog this year. We hope you’ve enjoyed the information we’ve shared about how Alberta’s cattle feeders operate, the innovations they’ve introduced and the challenges they [...]

From cattle to classrooms: how cattle feeder Martin Zuidhof is giving back

This is the second post in our volunteer spirit series – a look at the generosity that is so strong among Alberta’s cattle feeders. This week we caught up with Martin Zuidhof, ACFA’s board [...]

Enjoy some holiday fun with our cattle feeders crossword puzzle

With just three days to go until Christmas, we thought we’d have a little fun with this week’s blog post. If you’ve been following our blog this year, you won’t have any problem with this [...]

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