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 [...]

Cattle traceability and Canada’s place as a global beef producer: how a tag retention study is helping

Canada has a reputation for producing some of the finest beef in the world. Part of what cements this international standing is our ability to accurately track cattle from their farm of origin [...]

Meet the team: Ryan Kasko, vice-chair of the board

Here at the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association we couldn’t truly represent the interests of our industry without input from our board of directors. Comprised of the men and women who work in the [...]

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 [...]

How Alberta’s cattle feeders are investing in their communities

Last week we explained that Alberta’s cattle feeders are working to build public trust in four distinct ways. This week we’re going to discuss one of those ways: investing in people and communities.