Alberta’s Allocation to Canadian Cattlemen’s Association: $0.48
Remitter Rebate: $0.05
Work Done with Provincial Service Charge Funds
ABP is building strong relationships with the new provincial government so producer interests are considered in legislation, regulation and policies.
Top priorities for the cattle and beef industry are increased funding for research, addressing rural infrastructure issues that lead to harmful taxation and development restrictions, secure long-term tenure on grazing leases, improved labour and safety legislation that is practical for farms and ranches, and better access to labour.
Collaborate with other funding organizations to ensure research investments and projects address beef priorities and provide Alberta producers with information and technology that will support sustainable and competitive operations.
Alberta Beef marketing and our education initiatives are working to build consumer support, public trust, and understanding of our industry among students.
ABP uses a wide range of communications tools, including social media, to send our messages to producers, the public, and governments.
Work done by the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) on international trade strongly encourages the continuous expansion of free trade and the optimization of standing agreements.
Notable trade efforts include: the renegotiation of CUSMA, encouraging ratification of CPTPP, and ongoing efforts related to CETA and the U.K.
The CCA leads national efforts to protect beef industry interests on policy issues such as business risk management, traceability, animal health and care and the environment.
The CCA led significant efforts to supporting industry response to COVID-19 impacts with the goal of maintaining business continuity.
This article was first published in Volume 1 Issue 1 of ABP Magazine (February 2021).In Issue 2, we updated the graphic to the one included above.