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ON THE COVER: The ABP November Issue showcases a classic Alberta beef roast. A staple found in the ovens across the province as we head into cooler temperatures and holiday gatherings.
January 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP Magazine – Volume 1 Issue 4

In the months following publication, most of the articles in the magazine find a second home on ABP Daily. And so should the cover, and some of the many faces that make this magazine possible.

Published by

Brad Dubeau,
Alberta Beef Producers

Editor
Lindsay (Westren) Roberts

Co-Editor
Laura Laing

Creative
Tracy Irving
Ty Vanson
Zoe McMullen

Writing
Brenda Lee Schoepp
Brian Perillat
Craig Lester
Dianne Finstad
Elizabeth R. Homerosky
Laura Laing
Lindsay (Westren) Roberts
Lori Loree
Mary MacArthur
Robin Galey

Ryan Copithorne

Printing
Capital Colour

CONTACT

Advertising Opportunities
Megan McLeod

Editorial Content Specialist
Debra Murphy

Publisher
Brad Dubeau

Subscription/Contact
Information Updates

ABP is published four times per year,
by Alberta Beef Producers. No part
of this publication may be reproduced
without the written permission of the
publisher.

Contributors

Editor

Lindsay (Westren) Roberts

Lindsay is the Marketing and Communications Manager at Alberta Beef Producers. She has an extensive background in agri-marketing, publication and brand development. Lindsay has a passion for creative storytelling and all things agriculture.

Co-Editor

Laura Laing

Laura Laing is a public relations and marketing and communications specialist and consultant, who specializes in agriculture. In addition to her full-time role as Owner and President of L.L Communications, Laura is also a cattle producer, who along with her husband, own and operate Plateau Cattle Company, just West of Nanton, AB, where they sustainably raise world-class, Alberta beef.

Writers

Social Contributors

Contents

Innovation and Technology


Top trends over 10 years

Tech Talk: Herd management goes digital

Precision ranching with BETSY

Markets & Forecasts


Fall run market factors

Trailblazers


Beef Gives Back: How one business owner repositions charitable donations

The art of the roast

Feeding the future through research and collaboration

Get out of the roast rut with a BBQ pitmaster

Simple steps to VBP+ certification

Values learned on farms lead to success in life

Issues & Insights


Invitation to a longer table with beef at the centre of the plate

Looking to a post-drought spring

Consumers have no beef with feeding food waste to cattle

Ensure next gen success with proper heifer nutrition

Alberta auction markets discuss drought and shifting technology

How to stop silent spreaders from damaging herd health

Business Tools


Hitting reset — rancher style

The Ripple Effect: Keep tag data up to date

Checking in with ABP


All for the Beef — An update from ABP’s Brad Dubeau

Highlights from the Chair: We want to hear from you

United Nations Food Systems Summit: The Canadian Beef Perspective

Cold Stress: What to know going into this winter

Taking the extra step to protect employees against COVID-19

Repercussions of check-off refunds reach beyond ABP

Cattlemen’s Young Leaders graduate spotlight

ABP’s Election Process

ABP’s 2022 Candidate Backgrounder

Delegates

The influence of communicating with today’s consumer

Out and about with Alberta Beef Producers

Inspiration


The Moon’s Gift

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