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The announcement of the new Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence drew a crowd of officials. From left to right: Canada Beef president Rob Meijer, directors Mike Kennedy and Jack Hextall, chair Chuck MacLean, Western Economic Diversification Minister Michelle Rempel, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, and director Jennifer MacDonald. Director Willie van Solkema and Red Deer MP Earl Dreeshen are at the rear.

Labour shortages

CCA Report: TFWs, the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence, and AgriRecovery

The heat was on in the western provinces in July, from both a temperature and political perspective. As the mercury soared in Alberta, representatives from a range of sectors including energy services, oil and gas, cattle, forestry and business turned up the dial in response to the recently announced reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker […] Read more

Promoting beef

The record-high cattle prices that started off the year have persisted into summer and that is a very nice surprise for producers. Typically demand supports higher prices for the first couple of quarters before softening but this year it looks like demand will remain solid for the summer months. There are many factors contributing to […] Read more