Other Sites of Interest

 Alberta Beef Producers - the mission of Alberta Beef Producers is to strengthen the sustainability and competitiveness of the beef industry for the benefit of beef producers in Alberta.
Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute - The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute monitors more than 2000 species and habitats to support decision making about provincial biodiversity. We tell the facts of Alberta’s wildlife and ecosystems through the highest quality data and information which is value-neutral, arm’s-length, and publicly accessible.

Alberta Forage Industry Network - is a provincial organization to represent the interests of an estimated 30,000 forage producers in Alberta and many more individuals and organizations affiliated with the forage industry.

Alberta Invasive Species Council - works to coordinate the efforts of public education, strategy development and program coordination in combating the ongoing threat to the ecosystem by invasive species of animals and plants.

Agri-Réseau - A website with forage production information from Quebec.

ARECA - The Agricultural Research and Extension Council of Alberta (ARECA) is a provincial association of non-profit producer groups dedicated to enhancing the sustainability and profitability of agriculture in Alberta.

Beef Cattle Research Council - is a dynamic, central resource for Canadian beef research news and information for cow-calf producers, feedlots, veterinarians, meat packers, researchers and other industry stakeholders to stay informed of the latest information.

Beef Cow-Calf - A BEEF magazine devoted exclusively to beef cow-calf production .

Beef & Forage Research in Canada (BFRIC) - A website databse that will collect, organize, document and post a comprehensive collection of institutions, organizations, research facilities, researchers and related studies in beef and forage research.

Behave - A website for behavioral education for human, animal, vegetation & ecosystem (BEHAVE) management information that helps people master and apply behavioral principles in managing ecosystems.

Biological Survey of Canada - a not-for-profit organization that helps to coordinate research on the Canadian biota. This network discovers, synthesizes, and freely shares knowledge about Canada’s biological diversity.

British Columbia Cattlemen’s Association representing the British Columbia ranching industry since 1929, to promote, encourage, protect and develop the British Columbia cattle industry.

CABI - CABI is a not-for-profit international organization that improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Our mission and direction is influenced by our member countries who help guide the activities we undertake. These include scientific publishing, development projects and research, and microbial services.

CANADA BEEF INC. - CANADA BEEF INC. is an independent national organization representing the marketing and promotion of the Canadian cattle and beef industry worldwide.

Canadian Cattlemen’s Association - is the national “voice” of Canada’s 83,000 beef producers which represents every phase of the production system; the purebred, cow/calf, backgrounding and feedlot sectors, was founded by producers and is led by a producer-elected board of directors from across Canada.

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association - a national voice for all Canadians who produce hay and forage products and for those whose production is dependent upon forage/grassland production.

Farmwest.com - The Farmwest website is a non-profit venture developed by the Pacific Field Corn Association, a non-profit society.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Grasslands, Rangelands and Forage Crops

Foothills Restoration Forum - The Foothills Restoration Forum is a collaborative research team comprised of experienced professionals from provincial agencies, the ranching community, conservation organizations, industry, and plant ecology and reclamation disciplines to restore the native grassland ecosystems of southwestern Alberta.

Grasslands of the World - Country Pasture Profiles - This website contains a broad topographical, climatic and agro-ecological overview of the pasture and forage resources of 100 countries.

Global Rangelands - Access more than 12,000 journal articles, reports, and web & multimedia resources about the world’s rangelands! The Global Rangelands portal features Rangelands West resources plus many more from around the globe.

GoForages,ca - a University of Guelph website offering links to Canadian and American forage and livestock websites

International Grassland Congress - The congress promotes interchange of information on all aspects of natural and cultivated grasslands and forage crops.

Kansas State University Silage Team Website - A website is designed to inform and educate about silage and the silage industry.

Manitoba Beef Producers - Manitoba Beef Producers is the exclusive voice of beef producers in Manitoba, to represent through communication, research, advocacy and education.

Manitoba Grass Fed Beef Producers Association - a website highlighting a group of producers, processors, butchers, retailers, chefs and restaurant owners that launched the Manitoba Grass Fed Beef Association to develop a value chain for grass fed beef.

Manitoba Forage Council - The Manitoba Forage Council is a progressive organization that proactively initiates projects and conferences which benefit those who make their livelihood in the forage and grassland industry in Manitoba.

Ontario Forage Council - actively advocates for forages and provides leadership to represent the multi-level interests of the forage sector at the provincial, national and international levels through information, research and education.

Peace River Forage Association of British Columbia – exists to promote, encourage, develop and protect the forage industry.

Rangelands West - Access thousands of journal articles, reports and web & multimedia resources about rangelands in the western US!

Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association – to provide one single, unified voice for the province's beef industry, with representation from all industry sectors and across all regions of the province.

Saskatchewan Forage Council – The Saskatchewan Forage Council was formed as a cooperative in 1988 to enhance the province's forage industry; including production, harvesting, utilization, and marketing.

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association – The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) is a non-profit organization established in 1913, which represents the cattle industry on the legislative front.

SmartFarmBC.ca - find electronic workbook and self assessment tools, farm business management blogs, videos, real-time news and data feeds, and a wealth of information whether starting out in farming, striving to improve the bottom line, or transitioning to the next generation.

Verified Beef Production - The Verified Beef Production (VBP) program has received a renewed stamp of approval from the On-Farm Food Safety Recognition Program of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

Western Wetland Flora - A diagnostic key for identifying 300 western wetland plants, includes photographs and line drawings.

Wheat DDGS - Wheat Dried Distillers Grains with Soluables - A University of Saskatchewan web site featuring aspects of livestock use of dried distillers grains with soluables from wheat.

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