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 [...]
This past year saw a number of challenges arise that gave cattle feeders cause for concern, such as changing legislation and regulations, taxation, and trade. At each step, the Alberta Cattle [...]
It is good governance for an organization to revisit its vision and mission to make sure it is meeting the needs of everyone it works with. The ACFA did just that in March 2017 during a three-day [...]
Today’s farmer realizes the importance of formalized safety programs when it comes to keeping their employees safe and their operations running smoothly. But the challenge with standardized [...]
Feedlot safety is a top priority for Alberta’s cattle feeders, but farming is unique, and the complexities of farm safety cannot be compared to any other sector. So how do you address safety in [...]
Farm safety is a huge issue in agriculture—after all, in what other industry do owners and workers typically live at the same place they work?
Since the Alberta Government announced its intention to pass an Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act (Bill 6) there’s been a lot of conversation on the subject, and a great deal of [...]