The four pillars of responsible beef production

Alberta’s cattle feeders take great pride in the crucial role they play in producing our province’s world class beef – and in using responsible and sustainable production methods. Here at [...]

Think you know the facts about beef production and the environment?

If you think you’ve got all the answers about how beef production impacts the environment, test your knowledge in this fun quiz.     How did you do? If you got up to four answers correct, [...]

Confused about how our food is produced? Here’s where you can find the facts

If you care about how your food is produced, but find it hard to sort between facts and rhetoric in the media, you’re not alone.  Here are some trusted resources which will help you bypass the [...]

Test your cattle feeders knowledge

Throughout 2018, we have provided you with insights and facts on Alberta’s cattle feeding industry. This holiday, take a few minutes to test how much you have learned from those posts. The cattle [...]

Spotlight on a feedlot career: the science behind being a nutritionist

Canada’s beef cattle spend most of their lives on open pasture, but for the last few months of their lives, most move to a feedlot for finishing. At the feedlot a great deal of care, attention [...]

How roller-compacted concrete is improving cattle health in feedlot pens

Alberta’s cattle feeders are always looking for innovations that will contribute to their excellent standards of animal care and improve the sustainability of their operations. Roller-compacted [...]

Alberta sunshine provides an environmentally friendly energy source to cattle feeders

Alberta’s cattle feeders work hard to reduce their environmental footprint, and many are turning to solar energy for help. KCL Cattle Company is one feedlot that’s taking advantage of Alberta [...]

Is grass-fed beef better?

Image Credit: KCL Cattle Company Ltd. Eating well is no simple matter. Our global marketplace offers a world of choices, and the information available on those food choices can be contradictory [...]

Myth or fact? 5 beef myths debunked

Have you ever heard people say that eating meat is bad for our environment and our planet? In this latest Myth vs Fact post, we’re exploring some common misconceptions about beef production, so [...]

Working together to learn about conservation and agriculture

The Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area, about 15 minutes southwest of Calgary, has long been a favourite field trip destination for local schools and educators. Now, thanks to a collaboration [...]

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