Mentorship Opportunities in the Beef Industry

Applications are now open for the Cattlemen's Young Leaders Mentorship Program for the 2018 to 2019 year.

Youth Leadership Coordinator with the Canadian Cattlemen's Association, Emily Ritchie, says 16 young people will be awarded a spot in the program.

Ritchie says, they are looking for young people across Canada who are involved in the beef industry and passionate about a long career in the industry.

Read More:

 

What Do Storm Chasers and Farmers Have in Common?

SaskCanola held their Annual General Meeting earlier this week in Saskatoon.

One of the keynote speakers at the event was the Tornado Hunter, Greg Johnson.

Johnson says, farmers and storm chasers are a lot alike; they depend on the weather and tend to be risk takers.

 

More of the Flax Council of Canada Closure

The Flax Council of Canada is closing its doors January 31st.

Eric Fridfinnson, Chair of the Manitoba Flax Growers Association, says it's a response to a cut in funding.

He says, three positions are being eliminated with the office closure.

"Over the next couple months, we're going to be consulting with all members of the Organization, and devising a strategy to move forward in a way that's efficient, and cost effective, and still can provide service to as many of our members as possible."

Fridfinnson says, they feel badly about the way this has unfolded.

 

The Western Canadian Crop Production Show

The Western Canadian Crop Production Show wraps up in Saskatoon Today.

Read More:

 

Send your news tips, story ideas and comments to [email protected]

More Ag News

E. Coli Traced Back to Alberta Meat Shop

A Hutterite Colony meat shop has been identified as the source of 36 confirmed cases of E. coli in the Edmonton zone. The E. coli is linked to pork products sold and distributed by The Meat Shop at…

Agriflash Headlines for April 26

Over Two Dozen Calves Stolen in Southern Alberta Over the course of the last couple months, there's been a string of calf thefts in Southern Alberta. A total of 26 calves have been stolen from four…

String of Calf Thefts in Southern Alberta

Over the course of the last couple months, there's been a string of calf thefts in Southern Alberta. A total of 26 calves have been taken from four different farms in Cardston, Picture Butte, and the…

Agriflash Headlines for April 25

Reducing Food Waste Walmart has announced a commitment to achieve zero food waste by 2025 in it's Canadian operations. The Walmart Foundation is donating about $19 million in funding to support…

Canola Growers Cautioned About Using Quinclorac In 2018

Canola growers are being advised to contact their grain buyer before using the herbicide quinclorac this growing season. The Canola Council of Canada is welcoming the recent decision of the Codex…

CochraneNow.com is Cochrane's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login