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June 21, 2022 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | Chef wants students to raise their own beef

Chef James McFarland of the University of Saskatchewan says learning more about the food you cook and consume is a matter of sustainability. By Owen Roberts Raising your own beef calf is not normally part of a campus’s extracurricular activities. But it could be at the University of Saskatchewan, one of the county’s leading agri-food education…

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April 27, 2022 Issues & Insights

Wild pig distribution and eradication on the prairies

When wild boar were first brought to the prairies, experts suggested crossing them with domestic pigs for a bigger, more reproductive animal. Unfortunately, some of the traits that make them great farm animals, also make them a wildly successful invasive pest. According to Dr. Ryan Brook, wild pig occurrences occupy just over one million square…

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April 25, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Survey: Pen checking practices in Western Canada

A project led by researchers from the University of Saskatchewan Western College of Veterinary Medicine is looking into what makes pen checkers successful. Over the years, efforts have been made to develop systems to automatically detect sick feeder cattle, but feedlots continue to rely on pen checkers. Some pen checkers are very effective (and have…

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March 15, 2022 Business Tools

Survey: Cow-calf record use and satisfaction

University of Saskatchewan Masters student, Brooklyn Wong, is investigating which production and financial records bring commercial cow-calf producers the most value. Last year, Wong interviewed producers about record keeping practices, and those interviews informed the creation of a survey. Take the Survey The study is funded by the Beef Cattle Research Council, Mitacs and the…

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March 10, 2022 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Eye drop vaccine for pink eye in cattle under development

Researchers hope ocular vaccine will elicit a greater local immune response. By Piper Whelan, Canadian Cattlemen Magazine University of Saskatchewan researchers have their sights set on an innovative solution for a costly cattle disease. Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis, or pink eye, remains an unpredictable, highly contagious disease that can lead to large outbreaks within herds, and current…

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September 14, 2021 Trailblazers

What We’re Reading | USask Research: Finding feed solutions for drought conditions

With a history dating back more than a century through five generations of Métis farmers, Megan Wasden has a deep appreciation and connection to the land. By James Shewaga “The land is very special and very important to us, and that is a big part of being Indigenous,” said the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Master…

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December 6, 2022 Trailblazers

Showcase your tenderloin with these simple tips

December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of  December 5, 2022

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Last Updated on December 1, 2022