Industry Management Practices
Cattle feeders know that change is a constant in their industry. They understand it as part of the vitality of the business and are dedicated to the growth of the cattle feeding sector and the future of the beef cattle industry.
Cattle feeders in the province of Alberta excel in their profession. They feed cattle with a focus on animal health, nutrition and well being. They are flexible and will feed for specific markets. They procure a variety of weights and classes of cattle and thereby support the entire cow calf and yearling industries. They buy feed grain and co-product from a variety of sources, thus enabling for these industries to enjoy alternate markets for product.
The Alberta cattle feeding industry is dynamic and fluid with an ability to quickly respond to market signals and manage investment risk. As a major employer, they are the backbone of many rural communities and the leaders on agricultural policy and regulation. Most importantly, they are the main stage producers of high quality, safe food with environmental consciousness.
The Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association is the voice of cattle feeders in the province of Alberta. They address feedlot, market, trade and competitive issues and provide a forum for policy development. Through an open and transparent process, the ACFA welcomes the bridging of partnerships to move the industry forward.
The ACFA strives to a secure business environment for the cattle feeding industry. To learn more about cattle feeding in Alberta and the Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association click on the links below or contact us