Entries by Megan Madden

Alberta producers welcome the consensus on AgriStability proposal, long-term BRM solutions remain needed

Following the March 25th Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) meeting, 11 of Alberta’s producer organizations are pleased the Ministers of Agriculture have come to a consensus on part of the proposed changes to AgriStability, which includes the removal of the reference margin limit, retroactive to 2020, and extending the program enrollment deadline to June 30, 2021. The producer […]

Alberta producer organizations encourage the Government of Alberta to accept the current AgriStability proposal

Following a statement by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau and the Honourable Jim Carr on the federal government’s proposed improvements to AgriStability, 11 of Alberta’s agriculture commodity and producer groups are requesting the Government of Alberta to accept the proposed changes. Alberta’s producer groups agree the changes will provide immediate improvements to the program for producers’ […]

2020 Annual Report

2020 was different for everyone, to say the least.  Our annual report is a look at how we managed both the changing world, and the day to day business of working for our membership. Read the complete report here or by clicking an image      

An Inside Look at How NCFA Works For You in Ottawa (Even In a Pandemic)

The National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) serves as a unified voice for Canada’s fed cattle producers. NCFA is governed by an eight member Board that includes seven directors appointed by our provincial member organizations (including Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association), plus another director representing the Canadian Cattlemens’ Association (CCA). NCFA maintains an effective and ongoing presence […]

On November 30th, the Trudeau government delivered its 2020 fiscal update, entitled ‘Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19′, to Canadians. While the fall fiscal update has traditionally been simply an economic snapshot of the country’s fiscal state, this year’s update (237 pages) resembled that of a ‘mini-budget’. Our National Cattle Feeders’ Association have summarized this fiscal […]

Cattle Feeders’ Represent Agriculture on Economic Recovery Council

Between your elected volunteer Board of Directors and our staff, the Alberta Cattle Feeders Association represents its members with seats on many significant boards, committees, and panels. A recent example of this is Board member Kendra Donnelly’s appointment to the Premier’s Economic Recovery Council. The Economic Recovery Council was appointed to provide insight and expert […]