Entries by ACFA Communications

Beef Cow-Calf Vaccination Resources Now Available

In response to a request from BCRC to improve strategic vaccination in Canadian beef herds to reduce disease risks and antimicrobial use, an expert team with broad experience in western Canadian beef production, veterinary medicine, research, and extension was assembled. The group surveyed beef producers and veterinarians, identified “core” and “risk-based” vaccines for western Canadian […]

Alberta Election 2023

The Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association (ACFA) is well positioned to influence the political narrative during the upcoming provincial election on May 29, 2023. ACFA has developed key messages that will serve as the foundation of our election engagement. You can find the key messages here. Members are encouraged to attend local candidate debates, invite candidates […]

Important Foreign Labour and Immigration Updates

A number of federal and provincial updates to labour and immigration have been announced in recent weeks.  A summary of those announcements include: Government of Alberta – Changes to the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program Federal Immigration and Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) Updates Engagement Opportunities for ACFA / NCFA and Feedlots on Labour Issues Read the […]

‘Beef for Biden’: Alberta favourite featured on dinner menu for presidential visit to Ottawa

ACFA Vice President, Policy and Government Relations, CJ Noble comments on Alberta beef being served as part of the main course for President Biden’s visit to Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and United States President Joe Biden shared dinner together for the first time Friday evening in Ottawa and a world-renowned Alberta favourite was included on the […]

ACFA 50th Anniversary

“The beef industry in Alberta changed enormously in the late 1960’s as producers increasingly realized the benefits of specialized and local feeding. The very first larger-scale feedlots began in the late 1960’s in this province, but within just a handful of years, a strong cattle feeding industry was emerging.” Read the 50th anniversary feature from […]

Alberta Beef Competitiveness Study

Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association (ACFA), Alberta Beef Producers (ABP), and the Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) are pleased to announce the completion of a resiliency report for Alberta’s meat processing sector as well as the completion of a feasibility assessment of wholesale beef price reporting as part of the Alberta Beef Competitiveness Study. The study was […]