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 [...]

How a verified quality assurance initiative that boosted Canada’s wine industry could have lessons for beef producers

This is the third post in our Spotlight on the Speakers series, featuring speakers from February’s Alberta Beef Industry Conference. This week we spoke with Mark Sheridan, president of Hester [...]

Can Canada’s beef producers benefit from online sales?

This is the second post in our Spotlight on the Speakers series, featuring speakers from February’s Alberta Beef Industry Conference. In our first post, we looked at the changing faces, places [...]

How population changes are driving the beef industry

This is the first in our Spotlight on the Speakers series, featuring speakers from February’s Alberta Beef Industry Conference. This week, Andrew Ramlo, executive director of Urban Futures, spoke [...]

6 issues cattle feeders will discuss at the Alberta Beef Industry Conference

Beef producers from all over Alberta will convene in Red Deer next week for the Alberta Beef Industry Conference. This annual event is a chance for industry members to find out what’s new and [...]

Excellent reasons to attend this year’s Alberta Beef Industry Conference

On Feb 21-28, members of Alberta’s beef producing industry and their suppliers will gather at the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel, along with journalists, politicians and others interested in beef and [...]

Carbon pricing and the beef industry: how will Canadians feel the effects?

Businesses across Alberta are bracing for the new carbon tax, wondering what effects the levy will have on their bottom line. So, when Jennifer Winter joins us at the Alberta Beef Industry [...]

Former Edmonton Sun columnist Danny Hooper on the evolution of the beef industry

When you think about the beef that’s served on your table, it might seem that the product hasn’t changed much during your lifetime. What has changed, though, is the business of beef production. [...]

Meet the team: Jennifer Brunette, manager of events and member services

For any industry association, getting its members together in one place can be a monumental task. Here at ACFA that task falls to Jennifer Brunette, our manager of events and member services. [...]

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 [...]

5 must-know facts about the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association

The Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association (ACFA) has led the industry for more than four decades. We are the voice of cattle feeders who raise a substantial percentage of beef produced in Alberta. [...]

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