May 2013

  • May 28, 2013Can Composting Destroy BSE Prions?

    Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is believed to be caused by misfolded prion proteins. On the rare occasion...

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  • May 24, 2013How do carcass processing procedures impact food safety?

    Canadian beef packing plants have progressively and effectively modified their processes over...

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  • May 21, 2013E-beam irradiation research: new fact sheet and video

    Irradiation is approved for food treatment in over 50 countries. In Canada, irradiation is...

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  • May 16, 2013Horns and brands: Canada’s beef carcass quality audit

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the...

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  • May 15, 2013WEBINAR May 22: Benefits of beef research

    Join us online Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 7:00pm MT for a free webinar on the benefits of beef research for...

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  • May 13, 2013Planning pastures: Beef Research School episode

    Taking the time to plan your pastures and hay land can boost forage productivity and cattle...

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  • May 6, 2013Focus on productivity

    This is a guest post by Canfax Research Services. The feedlot and packing sectors have been very successful at driving...

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  • May 2, 2013Pain mitigation: latest video in Beef Research School series

    Branding, dehorning and castration are painful, but pain is very difficult to measure in...

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