March 18, 2019

Weekly livestock market summary

Herb Lock of Farm$ense Marketing in Edmonton discusses what’s driving the livestock markets.

Nominations accepted for researchers in the beef industry

Nominations are now being accepted for the Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation. Presented by the Beef Cattle Research Council, this award recognizes a researcher or scientist whose work has contributed to advancements in the competitiveness and sustainability of the Canadian beef industry. Learn more about the award and download the application form. The application deadline is May 1, 2019.

Preventing fires at winter burn sites

On a previous program, Mike Tucker, wildfire prevention officer at the Lac La Biche Fire Centre, discussed the importance of checking winter burn sites on a regular basis. He says there are things producers can do to set up their burn sites more effectively to avoid fires in the first place.

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