Canadian Cattle Association

Three groups collaborating to establish Grasslands Conservation Initiative

Three groups collaborating to establish Grasslands Conservation Initiative

Nov 2, 2023 | 2:51pm
A collaborative effort is being made to conserve grasslands across the country. The Canadian Cattle Association, Ducks Unlimited Canada, and the Nature Conservancy of Canada created the Grasslands Conservation Initiative (CGI). Vice President of the CCA Tyler Fulton says it’s geared to the ranching community. “The way it would kind of work is there’d be […]
Cattle groups “say no” to U.K. joining trade agreement until barriers on Canada are removed

Cattle groups “say no” to U.K. joining trade agreement until barriers on Canada are removed

Sep 13, 2023 | 3:58pm
Three cattle groups are calling on the federal government to defend Canada’s science-based trade standards. The Canadian Cattle Association, Canadian Meat Council, and the National Cattle Feeders’ Association launched a campaign yesterday (Tues) called “Say No to a Bad Deal”. President of the CCA Nathan Phinney says the campaign raises awareness of ongoing bi-lateral trade talks between Canada and the […]
Collaboration aims to make satellite-based forage insurance a usable product

Collaboration aims to make satellite-based forage insurance a usable product

Sep 11, 2023 | 3:47pm
The cattle sector is hoping satellite technology will be the answer for providing forage insurance comparable to how multi-peril insurance works for grain farmers. Collaboration is occurring between Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the three prairie crop insurance agencies, Canadian Cattle Association, Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association and Global Ag Risk Solutions in an effort to make […]
Lawrence MacAulay back as Federal Agriculture Minister

Lawrence MacAulay back as Federal Agriculture Minister

Jul 26, 2023 | 2:43pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is going back to a familiar face to take on the Agriculture portfolio. Lawrence MacAulay is back as Federal Ag Minister, replacing Marie-Claude Bibeau. MacAulay, who was once the Agriculture Minister until 2019 when Bibeau took his place, was previously the Minister of Veterans Affairs; Bibeau has been shuffled over to […]
Two Sask. residents among semi-finalists in CCA’s Canadian Cattle Young Leaders Program

Two Sask. residents among semi-finalists in CCA’s Canadian Cattle Young Leaders Program

Jun 30, 2023 | 5:00pm
Two Saskatchewan residents are among 24 semi-finalists of the Canadian Cattle Association’s (CCA) Canadian Cattle Young Leaders Program (CYL) for the upcoming 2023-24 program year. Brooke Martin grew up on a commercial cow-calf operation north of Piapot, and Levi Hurlburt is from Moose Jaw but grew up on a seed-stock operation northwest of Saskatoon. “I’m […]
CCA Cattle Young Leaders Program Semi-Finalists

CCA Cattle Young Leaders Program Semi-Finalists

Jun 30, 2023 | 4:16pm
Semi-Finalists for the CCA’s Cattle Young Leaders Program – Brooke Martin and Levi Hurlburt of Saskatchewan – talk about their reaction to getting this far in the program, what they wrote in their application, and what they enjoy most about being in the ag industry. You’ll also hear from the CCA Youth Leadership Coordinator Jessica […]
Canadian Cattle Association pleased with creation of Ag Trade Office in the Philippines

Canadian Cattle Association pleased with creation of Ag Trade Office in the Philippines

Jun 13, 2023 | 2:50pm
The Canadian Cattle Association is welcoming the creation of the first Indo-Pacific Agriculture and Agri-Food Office in Manila, Philippines. In a news release, the CCA says the office will offer technical expertise, support to Canadian exporters in the region, and a stronger diplomatic presence to bolster growth of exports. President of the Canadian Cattle Association […]