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Stephen Hughes on his Longview ranch while filming a McDonald’s commercial about beef sustainability.

McDonald’s names Flagship Farmer, celebrates commitment to Canadian beef

First-ever recipient recognized for innovative ranching practices

On Dec. 10, McDonald’s Canada announced Stephen Hughes of Chinook Ranch as its first-ever Canadian representative for the company’s Flagship Farmer Program. Hughes was selected for his long-term commitment to innovative ranching practices, including year-round, rotational grazing techniques. As McDonald’s Canada’s Flagship Farmer, Hughes will inspire and inform fellow ranchers, share his experiences, showcase the […] Read more

The funding includes a $3.2-million investment in the USask Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence.

U of S livestock research centre receives $250K investment from Merck Animal Health

Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence to receive $250,000 over 10 years

The University of Saskatchewan on May 16, 2019, announced details of a 10-year, $250,000 investment from Merck Animal Health for its Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE) – a visionary research facility located southeast of Saskatoon. The long-term investment will support the LFCE’s capital build project and underlines Merck Animal Health’s commitment to the […] Read more