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The four pillars of responsible beef production

Alberta’s cattle feeders take great pride in the crucial role they play in producing our province’s world class beef – and in using responsible and sustainable production methods. Here at the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association (ACFA), we support our members in continuous improvement under four pillars: 1. Animal care Alberta’s cattle feeders believe in treating […]

Cattle feeders get serious about dust

On February 11, the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association hosted an information session in Picture Butte, AB, about the challenges of dust management in feedlots, laying out strategies to help operators control the common problem.   Subject matter experts who presented at the session were Walter Ceroici, acting CEO of the Natural Resources Conservation Board in […]

Mark your calendar for the Alberta Beef Industry Conference

The Alberta Beef Industry Conference is less than two months away, taking place at the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel from March 12-14, 2019. The event is one of Canada’s largest beef conferences and trade shows, and provides an opportunity for the industry to come together to learn, to network and to discover the latest products […]

Will eating less meat benefit the environment?

We hear a great deal in the media about the negative impacts of livestock production on the environment. Unfortunately, that’s only half the story, and it’s time for people to take a more balanced look at how to best feed a hungry world. Why plant crops are not the only answer All agricultural activities have […]

A year of speaking up for cattle feeders

As advocates for our province’s cattle feeders, the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association champions their interests, freeing them to concentrate on what they do best – producing premium beef for the world. This past year has been another busy one. Here are the major projects the association has undertaken: International trade ACFA worked closely with the […]