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Invitation to Canadian cow-calf producers to participate in testing of Herdly software

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) invites producers to test drive the new cow-calf management software to provide feedback on the performance and usability of the Herdly app on the farm.

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Zoetis joins CYL as a Foundation Partner

Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program is pleased to announce Zoetis as its newest Foundation Partner. Through this partnership, the global animal health company, already dedicated to supporting veterinarians, animal producers and their businesses, is now supporting the next generation of Canadian beef producers.

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Canadian beef producers applaud success on CPTPP Agreement

Calgary, AB – International Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne confirmed this morning that two days of negotiations in Tokyo have concluded in agreement that he will travel to Chile in early March to sign the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), also referred to as TPP11.

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Now is the time for Canada to move forward on a Pacific trade deal

Calgary, AB – Japan is strongly signaling that it wants to move forward quickly with the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), aka TPP11. This will be an extremely positive development for Canada’s entire beef sector, if Canada chooses to be part of the agreement.

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Beef producers urge progress at WTO - IBA Statement

Calgary, AB - The Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is taking place from 10 to 13 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Cattlemen’s Young Leaders announces 2017-2018 Mentors

Calgary, AB – The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) program is pleased to announce the mentors for the 2017-18 year. In keeping with the exceptional mentoring opportunities the program is known for, the selected industry experts will provide a wealth of knowledge and experience to the 16 finalists to be mentored this year.

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CCA applauds successful trade mission to China

Calgary, AB – Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) Vice President David Haywood-Farmer was in Beijing today with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and International Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne as some long awaited and very welcome news for Canadian beef producers was delivered.

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Canada’s beef producers urge TPP11 Member Countries to maintain momentum

Calgary, AB – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is encouraged by the significant progress made at the Ministerial meeting of the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries in Da Nang, Vietnam this week. Although it was hoped an agreement would be reached today, the complexities of the negotiations are such that additional work will be required before the trade deal can be concluded. It is the CCA’s hope that negotiations resume quickly to maintain the momentum achieved this week.“We need a TPP11 agreement to ensure Canadian beef producers can improve access to Japan and other growing markets in Asia,” stated CCA...

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