Alberta

  • February 15, 2024Meet the Council: Modifications Worth Making  

    The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is made up of producer members from across Canada, appointed...

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  • January 9, 2024*Upcoming Webinar* Raising Heifers for Reproductive Success

    Key strategies to getting heifers started on the right hoof to ensure they remain...

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  • October 26, 2023*UPCOMING WEBINAR* Drought: More Than a Summer Challenge

    This webinar will share insights on giving your herd its best chance to withstand severe or...

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  • June 27, 2023Dairy-Beef: Shifting from the Parlour to the Feedlot

    Part one in a series exploring opportunities and challenges of dairy-beef cross calves with...

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  • April 12, 2023Taking Pain Management Mainstream — Beef Producers Add Pain Medication to Their Routines and Benefit Their Herds

    The number of producers providing pain management...

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  • December 8, 2022The Sandhills Strategy — Moving Pregnant Cows to Fresh Ground and Leaving Pairs Behind Can Limit Calf Sickness 

    The Sandhills calving system is a practical way...

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  • November 29, 2022The Beef Cattle Research Council Appoints New Executive Committee

    Alberta beef producer Craig Lehr will serve as the BCRC chair for 2022-2023. Keep Reading

  • October 12, 2022When The Worms Come Marching In

    Gastrointestinal worms may be silently reducing your pregnancy and weaning weights and increasing your winter feed...

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  • September 15, 2022Two Farms “Right-Sized” Their Herds by Being Open to Change and Working in Sync with Nature 

    A key aspect of maximizing profit and maintaining...

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  • October 12, 2021Meet the Council: Flexibility and Creative Solutions Provide Opportunity for These Beef Stakeholders

    The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is made...

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  • June 30, 2021Meet the Council: Unique Marketing Opportunities Bring More Profit to These Producers

    The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is made up of producer...

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  • December 17, 2020Meet the Council: Thinking Outside the Box Pays Off

    The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is made up of producer members from across Canada,...

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  • September 18, 2020Meet the Council: Implementing Management Practices that Pay Off

    The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is made up of producer members from across...

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  • June 22, 2020Meet the Council: Willingness to Adapt is Key for Managing Canadian Beef Operations

    The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is made up of producer...

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  • November 20, 2019Three Producers Share Ideas That Improve Efficiency

    Editors note: This article is the third in a series featuring ideas from beef producers across the...

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  • August 29, 2019How to Get New Feedlot Calves Settled and Gaining Quickly; Advice from Producers, Veterinarians and Feedlot Consultants

    Getting calves settled, keeping them healthy and...

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  • November 21, 2018Five Producers Share Ideas That Have Made Their Farms and Ranches More Efficient

    Editors note: This article is the second in a series featuring ideas...

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  • July 31, 2018Producers with Large Herds Are Believers in Low Stress Weaning

    Editor’s note: The following is the second in a two part series. See part one about...

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  • July 6, 2018Producers share ideas for developing safe and relatively economic pastures with greater longevity

    While the old nursery rhyme says Mary the contrary...

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  • April 24, 2018Eight beef producers share their recent changes

    Canadian beef producers appear to be keeping up with the often heard axiom “the only constant in...

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  • October 27, 2016Let Cattle Do the Seeding

    Producers who manage beef cows and yearlings so they distribute legume seeds through their manure, say it can be a passive,...

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