Defending your livestock from predators
Staying on top of a cattle herd is a 24-hour a day task, especially in areas where predators are frequently on the prowl with an appetite for livestock.
Nov 02, 2017
Brexit’s impact on the Canadian economy
FCC Senior Agricultural Economist Craig Klemmer on the Brexit 'Leave' vote and its short and long-term consequences for the global economy, Canadian economy and agriculture.
Jul 26, 2016
Re-think crop production on marginal lands
Grassland and pastures are smart options for marginal lands, experts say, and can reap more benefits than crop production.
Mar 08, 2018
Online versus traditional cattle sales - which fits best?
Selling cattle used to be done the same way across the board. Typically, farmers would take animals to a traditional auction market and sell them. But in the last couple of decades, there's been a growing trend of producers moving to online marketing.
Mar 08, 2018
Why it's paramount for calves to have dry spaces
Record levels of snow in parts of the country are putting corrals and pastures in a messy situation as farmers and ranchers deal with the big melt at the same time as calving season.
Mar 15, 2018
Fresh start for Quebec dairy farm
For Pier-Luc and Roger Massicotte, a departure from the family succession plan sparked new opportunity in dairy genetics.
Aug 28, 2017
Finding optimal calving time is a complex formula
Without a universally optimal time for calving, producers need to consider multiple factors before choosing the month that works best for them.
Jul 05, 2018
Cattle benefit from correct water placement in the field
Keeping a sharp eye on pasture grasses is key to managing sustainability, however, the availability of drinking water for livestock, and its placement, is equally important.
Nov 01, 2018
What’s behind the increase in bison prices?
Leigh Anderson provides an overview of what is driving Bison prices higher.
Sep 20, 2016