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David Haywood-Farmer: the new top hand at the CCA

David Haywood-Farmer has deep roots in British Columbia’s ranching community. Now, as the incoming president of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA), he’s setting his sights on helping to create a thriving future for the Canadian beef industry. Haywood-Farmer, who was elected by acclamation at the CCA’s 2018 annual general meeting in late March, was raised […] Read more

EPDs sped up

Considering the practical implications of BOLT EPDs

For Jay Cross of Bar Pipe Hereford Ranch, Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) play a significant role in breeding functional cattle. “Particularly in the last 10 years, we have recognized that an increasing number of our customers are driven by EPDs,” says Cross, who ranches at Okotoks, Alta. The Hereford breeder, whose family has raised cattle […] Read more