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 [...]

How these 4 strategic priorities will build a better Alberta cattle feeding industry

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 [...]

5 feedlot issues to watch for in 2017

For our first post of 2017, we’re taking a look at some of the issues likely to affect feedlot operators in upcoming months. Here are five topics worth watching: 1. Transportation The Canada [...]

Why farm safety starts with people

Farm safety is a hot topic, and one that’s highly personal for many people in this industry. As we discussed in ‘How the agriculture sector is pulling together to promote farm safety’, farm [...]

How safe is farm equipment?

Statistics show us that agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries in Canada. But statistics don’t always tell the whole story. As we learned in ‘How the agriculture sector is pulling [...]

How the agriculture sector is pulling together to promote farm safety

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 [...]