Category: Cattle

Beef Market Update: A flavour for strong beef demand

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 14, 2017

There’s a flavour for strong beef demand in the country, says Anne Wasko, market analyst with Gateway Livestock, which has producers feeling good...Read more »

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Beef check-off increasing to support National Strategy

By: Debra Murphy

October 11, 2017

Debra Murphy, 2012

The Canadian cattle industry is seeing an increase in the levies paid to national beef programs, from $1.00 to $2.50 per head on live animals sold in...Read more »

Join us November 8-9 for BeefTech

By: Guest Author

October 7, 2017

Join Northlands on November 8 and 9 for BeefTech presented by realagriculture — an interactive beef industry learning event. BeefTech is a...Read more »

Consultations open for beef processing sustainability indicators

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 6, 2017

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) is looking for public input on how the sustainability of beef processing should be measured....Read more »

Beef Market Update: Market proving itself after bearish Cattle on Feed report

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 30, 2017

Last week’s Cattle on Feed report, published by the United States Department of Agriculture, listed a 4 percent increase in cattle and calves on...Read more »

Making more meat with less — ABIC ’17 preview

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 22, 2017

We might be hearing more about plant-based protein and meatless burgers in headlines, but when we look around the world, demand for animal-based...Read more »

Beef Market Update: Rising loonie pressuring cattle prices

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 16, 2017

A changing supply environment has the second half of 2017 shaping up much differently for cattle markets than the first. “Already things are...Read more »

Canadian cattle industry receives over $4 million in federal investment

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 15, 2017

Debra Murphy, 2016.

The Canadian cattle industry will receive a $4.4 million boost in federal investments. Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities and Member of...Read more »

Longer strands in ‘Shredlage’ boost cow health, says Claas

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 11, 2017

Photo: Claas

After acquiring ‘Shredlage’ technology from its inventors last year, Claas is emphasizing the cow health benefits of the forage harvesting...Read more »

$20 million committed to B.C. wildfire AgriRecovery program

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 6, 2017

Lawrence MacAulay announcing up to $20 million to assist producers affected by the wildfires in B.C. (source: @L_MacAulay, Twitter)

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and his provincial counterpart from B.C., Lana Popham, are committing up to $20 million through an...Read more »

John Deere accumulator brings strategy to baling

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 5, 2017

A John Deere 560 round baler equipped with a new A520R Plus2 Accumulator carries two round bales behind the baler while the third is made in the chamber. (Photo: Kelvin Heppner, 2017)

John Deere unveiled two models of round bale accumulators and a new series of precutter round balers last week, at the Farm Progress Show (FPS)...Read more »

Cargill, McDonald’s & Swiss Chalet to pay producers for beef program participation

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 1, 2017

McDonald’s, Swiss Chalet and Cargill have committed to funding a pilot project that is designed to pay cattle producers a financial incentive for...Read more »

Global cattle herd to see metered growth into 2019

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 31, 2017

The expansion cycle in the cattle markets can tend to be a bit of a rollercoaster, and it’s not always easy to tell where we are at on that ride....Read more »

UFA brings auto-dosing tool to Canada

By: Kara Oosterhuis

August 28, 2017

Livestock producers in Western Canada now have access to a new medication system that will ensure accuracy, as well as help track medication given to...Read more »

USDA Cattle on feed report for Aug 1 shows lower placements

By: Shaun Haney

August 27, 2017

On Friday the USDA released its Cattle on Feed report which provided some clarity on the placement number heading into the fall run. Anne Wasko had...Read more »