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The Guardian Pig

Mentorship, and pasture tips and tricks

Years ago I was a young producer very interested in grazing. I was very eager to learn and went to every conference and seminar that I could find. I attended private industry agricultural schools and gained a lot of knowledge from books and magazines that I read. I had a passion. I now realize that […] Read more

History: Killers to Respect

Reprinted from the September 1949 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Killers to Respect J.H. Reid, Cardston, Alta. ‘No one could even approximate the number of reindeer, caribou, moose, buffalo, mountain sheep, elk and deer which have been destroyed by wolves in recent years in this enormous area, but the figures must be staggering. That the wolves are moving south is in itself some proof that the […] Read more



Alberta wildlife stories needed

Online survey to help cattle producers better understand the effect wildlife has on ranching operations

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is encouraging cattle producers in the province to fill out an online survey detailing how they’re getting along with wolves, cats, bears and other wildlife on their ranching operations. The Miistakis Institute is conducting the survey to gain a better understanding of the economic impact wildlife – both good and bad […] Read more