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Look for higher feed-efficiency genetics

With feed efficiency important to the bottom line for cattlemen, selection of breeding stock for growth traits can be a major benefit in reducing production costs, says an Alberta Agriculture beef research scientist. John Basarab told a packed house at the recent Tiffin Conference Series in Lethbridge that his team’s research has gone from the […] Read more

Export strategy should focus on market pull

As Canada moves to diversity and expand its beef export markets, open lines of communications between all sectors is needed, says Charlie Gracey, former executive vice-president of the Canadian Cattleman’s Association and current director of the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency. Gracey, speaking recently to a packed house at Tiffin Conference series at Lethbridge College, […] Read more