NCFA News

Cattle prices continue to soar in Canada

January 30, 2015

“We had record prices, we had a lot of cattle to sell. It was long overdue and very deserving for the primary producer who has waited a long time for this after BSE.”

In the last year, the price of cattle in Canada has doubled. That may seem strange considering Alberta’s current economy, but Balog says it all comes down to supply and demand.

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Lethbridge College to set up farm BRM curriculum

January 21, 2015

One of the first initiatives to be set up in Lethbridge College’s new agribusiness program will be a business risk management curriculum, drafted in a new partnership with the province’s cattle feeders association.

The college and Alberta Cattle Feeders Association announced Wednesday they’ll jointly develop programming to be “offered in a variety of delivery modes — face-to-face, online or blended.”

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Letter: Canada’s immigration system is evolving

September 8, 2014

Those who practise immigration law and offer services in the field are aware that the general public is mostly uninterested, unengaged and unaware of the basic rules, facts and direction of our immigration policies, information and other vital issues. Most depend on government, the media and personal prejudices and experiences to inform them.

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Sask. cattle producers start to make money as beef prices soar

The cost of buying beef is on the rise, but the CEO of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA), said there are some positive things happening in the industry here in Saskatchewan.

“Beef prices are up, higher than they’ve been in recent years, and there’s a few reasons for that. Largely it’s supply and demand. Producers are now at a point where they’re finally making some money producing beef,” Craig Douglas said.

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