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Case made for business plan

Apr 25, 2018
PONOKA, Alta. — About a quarter of Canadian farmers lack a written business plan even though it could increase profitability. A 2015 Ipsos Agriculture study called Dollars and Sense conducted in 2015 showed those with a written plan had a five times… View Article...

Wanuskewin Heritage Park campaign receives $500K donation from Mosaic

Apr 21, 2018
Wanuskewin’s “Thundering Ahead” capital campaign was launched in 2017 to raise $40 million for its renewed vision. View Article...

TRACE- Livestock Identification and Traceability Program

Apr 20, 2018
In 2006, federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture announced the need to develop a national agriculture and food traceability system, starting with livestock and poultry. An industry-government advisory committee was created to discuss&h… View Article...

Find It Friday- Research and Publications on the CBA Website

Apr 20, 2018
The CBA has been working hard to build the most comprehensive and up to date collection of resources for producers and consumers. We are privileged to have partnerships with researchers and institutes that share their work. Follow this link to the&hellip… View Article...

A Look Back- Fort St. John bison tops CWA sale Tuesday

Apr 20, 2018
As we gear up for another Canadian National Show & Sale, I thought it would be fun to look at the Western Producer report from 2017. A two-year-old bison bull consigned by XY Bison Ranch from Fort St. John, B.C. topped the Canadian National bison sale… View Article...

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Enjoy a unique getaway at bison ranch

Apr 18, 2018
Elkhead Ranch has a lot of history, scenic views and roaming bison and elk. It’s an adventure for those who enjoy spending time enjoying nature and wildlife. View Article...

Call to High School Students-Represent the Bison Industry!

Apr 18, 2018
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture will select and send two Saskatchewan students and their teacher/mentor to represent the province at the 24th annual Global Youth Institute from October 17-20, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. Each year, more than 200&he… View Article...

Clostridial disease is fatal in bison, so prevention is vital

Apr 16, 2018
Most clostridial diseases have similar clinical signs, which are severe depression, high fevers and lameness if the true blackleg has affected the muscles in the leg. Most bison producers will find an animal dead. Death is rapid, often within 24 hours of&… View Article...

Binscarth woman receives distinction award

Apr 12, 2018
Louise Miller, a staunch advocate and supporter of women in agriculture was among the rural citizens to win a 2018 YWCA Brandon Women of Distinction Award. Miller is the matriarch of Silver Creek Bison Ranch, located between Binscarth and Russell.… View Article...