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BCRC shares five-year research and technology transfer strategy

The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) and its industry partners have announced the completion of a five-year strategy to support Canada’s National Beef Strategy.

The Five-Year Canadian Beef Research & Technology Transfer Strategy identifies key outcomes with research and extension priorities for six program areas:

  • Feed efficiency and utilization
  • Forage and grassland productivity
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Animal health, welfare and antimicrobial resistance
  • Beef quality
  • Food safety

Overview | Full Document


Strategic and collaborative investments in research and technology transfer bolster the Canadian beef sector’s leadership in responsibly meeting rising global food production needs. Today, the Beef Cattle Research Council and its industry partners released a renewed five-year strategy to help target funding toward achieving high-priority beef research and extension objectives.  

The strategy was developed with input from producers, researchers, extension specialists, government funding agencies and other stakeholders.

The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is Canada’s national industry-led funding agency for beef, cattle and forage research. The BCRC is funded through a portion of a producer-paid national levy as well as government and industry funding, and is directed by a committee of beef producers from across the country.

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